Stoughton High School - Yahara Yearbook (Stoughton, WI)

 - Class of 1929

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I MI ! g 61+ A X 'W ..-'1"'-- xg Ar M F fL - fm ' Q 3-:."'.L. 'if X 1 155. X 1 X ' "f--:: x i A -? A jk 71 -.-,-t-:- :A- "Progress is the Law of Life" Enlwwl-nw-cloning Af , Alf R. Chmslenson. BUSINESS MANAGER -- Barn Romnes e ARTHST fv Dongle! Gullickson. SUB-EDGTORS Q' Mary Bjoin Harriel' Hale Harriel Larson Philip ,Klaesson Clarence Ytlr-e Frank Currier SNIAPSHOTS Q Olof Roe Malcolm Sloqdill FACULTY ADVBSOR Q- Miss Helen Williams As the theme of this Yahara tries To depict accurately the de-'P velofment of our city, the events con r-lbutinq to its proc?-ess, and even those hindering i , so We hope vve have pictured accurate- ly in the following pages the life ofthe past schoolxyfear with all of its laughs and e en its soro- rovvs 8 LUKE ,STUUGIHITON The Founder of ihe Cify of Sfouqhwn .As a fribufe fo the man whose vision,indusTry, and infeqriiy en -A abled him To found our' community on such an enduring basis as To carry fhrough To us The privilef of obfaininq our education in This iqh schooi,v0e, the Senior Class of 1922 have r-especffully dedicafed fhis fourfeenfh Volume of The Yaharo To Luke Sfouqhfon - - U JA 2jzLA for-:cz-:Assoj STOUG-H TON . HIGH SCHOOL FW f ei-5 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL v - + 435- .. my " , n 1 ,W-9-I f 'Ei'-l ,, ' Y Q IQ ! 'V ' . MW JL... mum. ARTS gT.,. W-Y . A. '-1 L -'11-if l, X4 i A- V1.1 'LV , M" V E' Lfxbilfq I. ' lI bf. 1 Fi , 3 HH i il Q' ' ' 'A i It ff-1 f M ' llw nl f 2 1 i ,k 'l , 11 .jim WNW, 7, V f ff X GYMNASIUM RAR PUBLIC LIBRARY i"M!'fW" W ' W I X j-' I ' " YI Ik: . I !lI'fI 1 ' II Ulm 'I xxx 1nl"'m M wif: I. ' I .WI xv ml, II UQ' x V I ' I A A K7 I "ul" -mi X1 ,ll .-nu" I I IL' Nui '. 193131111 ' , xv f I- I 'WI I 9394"" X I II w w I xx, I IIA II II-I ' I III H IIT, If MI I I' ' I ' F I 1 I . ..-L m I II ',.x Ij 'I 1 I I J I' ' I ' I 4 X1 HIV, 1 I 'ld I+ IW ll, wil A I I, n hr il ' 1 :Mrk I ,I III III I I ' I I ' If 'H E1 I I I 'N i, I X, QUE . 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A Nxg-k , 21, .Vai 4. ., L 4,3 WK 5, EMM i -. Y '.. Q. ,-M' 41 ' . wp ,,2:,.f - 'W " ,w.z...L , . naman, I ' Af" c 'Q , 'W-3 Q V,:,.-..0-""f'fP'- V . j ' L 3, 6 lg . f Y, ' K 53" .f fi 7 ' ! K 1 Nu ,,-X 52,7 --ffl" Y ig.. '-fx 5-irpfee - TN! '-5" 'Q' "fx..1" fx A, 4 Yr I .4 '5 ?' E 7 -5 ff-- 'Il 2 xx JJ ----- X ,Ja 'X yfja- .X 5NGlj,A, ' A. ,ml I 64 rfmk,..- i "'X, x, if X X.-X I 1 ' . . X L X- -.i C.-.iff . 'X 'iff 'lfi 1 N ,flf ""'f RRR-M L-, ---x ...r"""'-" L' Board of Education UFFICERS .ARK KI. flS'1'ERHEI,I7 .,...,,,,,,,,,,,..,..,...... . PIARRY O. H,x1.l5 ....,,,,,,,, NI. L. Gkraczlfzksox ,,,,,, IJIRRUI1 IRS TRACE CHRISTIANSUN H. T. fDFTIiI.IlC F. M15L.xAs XYAIJPIQR RIONTAGUIE pam- se ent Pzuhvidmzf lvrlc Trrax1m'1' -a si' J 1 gjo 's '. Educational growth like city growth is de- pendent upon continuous development. A city may have passed from the period of enterpris- ing frontiersmen to the stage of contented re- tirement. Attending the growth and develop- ment of all life, individually or collectively, there is the maturing process. The fully ma- tured animal or ripened fruit ceases to develop Many of our revered institutions and pioneer communities have been so completely matured that contentment supplants progress. The youth of today matures very rapidly and very early. This early maturing progress frequently feline quishes the motive of sustained improvement. Instruction stimulates and guides the learner, but only etfort and study develop the individual. Massage cannot be substituted for experience. Neither can instruction be substituted for study in attaining an education. Graduation should not be allowed to adjourn our efforts of growth lest we be like the prematurely ripened fruit. This yearbook has been dedicated to the spirit of the pioneer. It is a Fitting ideal for an out- standing group of young people, This spirit is essential for every generation in every forward looking nation. lt enabled our grandfathers to conquer a continent. It stimulated our fathers to delve into the mysteries of the physical sciences and to bequeath to us a marvelous machine age. Our generation must utilize this spirit to make man master of his machines rather than vice versa. Our present pressing social problems-such as abolition of war, law enforcement, the capital and labor strife-cannot be solved by an "it never has been done" attitude. All those noble qualities of vision, courage, creativeness, faith, strength and determination-which embrace the spirit of the pioneeremust be called into play. The need for the pioneer in America has not passed. QXVWM. page eighteen lf lqf va us ,f Me wvfl' yaffd' 1 K l "f K 0' ge' wwf Jfff blulnl I 1 Klilftlll .-Xmlvrsrmii ,llzlflrrrllmlfirx University of XYiscunsin Mabel :Xnrlcrsrm l l l l C'0Hlfr1m'1' ifll XVl1itCwz1tcr Xornml Iirnest Conmstuuk lmz'1r.ffVial Arts Stout Institute Zinc KI .M1cle1'sm1 Alltrwimlcttc llillilfl' .S'l'4'f'vI11f'y ,ill-llliill Spcncurizin Instituto University ul XVlSCflll5lil X.'1llZll'lEl Cook Florence K. ljibllilllllt' litlicl ii. lireflcxilwrg C1ICllll,lf1'j' Honm 15ClJ7LOHliL'X 1.N71'Ll7'ilIPl lfniversity of VVisconsin University of W'isconsin Mzulison College page nineteen if,9f2A,,ii7Z,j 52,44 eflwzf fffjfmc v Z f MW gms f 'ff all 0 ,f I I V' If,- Harriet Gregersun Lora Green linf1Ii.vl1 folnmercial Lombard College YVhitewater Normal lclele 1-lulsether Raymond Homme Gertrude Haven 1:l"l'71L'1'l Inzziustrial Arts Citi:cn.r11ip, English Lawrence College Oshkosh Normal University of VVisconsin page twenty Alice Gress .S'r1fu'1'r'i.wr' nf ,lluxiu University of VVisC0nsin Lyman Funkey Industrial Arts University of Michigan lcla Mae Johnson History University of VVisconsin JQWQ 11121121 1111 1 A1 at 131552511 lirlith 1.621011 l'l1,1'.v1'1'x, ,'llull11'1n11l11'.1 University otQqVVisfo11si11 1! 91, f' ' 1 11 Rayn1O11d Myrick XX'a1ter Xette1'111z1t1 1i1iza11et11 111111112111 Q P111-sian! Eli1lFtIff0II l'1'i11li11g 1511111811 I k,, Lafrrmssc N01'111al Stout 11151111118 l,'niversity of XYisc1111si11 I 111111111111 'I'1111111ps1w11 vlames Yoyce Iiarlc XYi1ke 1Ic1e11 May VVil1amS IIUIIH' lZl'UlHIllI11',X' ,-11110 1W1'rl11l11i1'x liiulnyy, 151101111111 f,11Iiu Pratt Institute Stout Institute University of VVisco11si11 University of VVisc011si11 page tw:-111y-one , X PN, S g-,ew va. faq.. VM" WM 'Eiga 0 y X! ff 1' X K- 1 A I f f f ggi, ' s'21s"i?x--'.',f" - 1'. qrr gt.-Q e 2 ffl .if t .pt t 4 3 X 'W ,I -'ffm , N-L 4. 46. f v M is iff "' 'LE " n . " .wi 5 ,H faq, gi ' ee " 'fy 1 ,Qi rf- af. fx.. 24. - S. Y I N x f-'wif Q V X ttf-xlfh J' ,sf7J S ,ji Q. f rf,-.'.J, x .N A-ef., - . , H V. 4 Q4-awk tt-t- ',?f,.u1i-rw. as . Y f, 'eff ' . ,,5,3as 1' Main Street in the village before the da s f Y o modern street construction. page twenty-two -W f-1' wer 'if' ' .1 Q49 , ac' fi i f J if cusses WU ' ' is i - l is Y ' 4 , Z- f.,.ff-fo +,,f 2 fs A l x l, i v" F R-Q f 2 .: -1 f-+A" .4 H W 512111 an 'I fi We f' N QV' A T' A 'Mgifm :ai-N N svonel 11 I '-"WNY-S -.- Q ' W 'v Iv4" ' ' ? B 1 1 ii X X L fw n ll L ' Q 5 x - Q 1 -e X 'S -A Y I ' - 63-542 L AY: : B 1 M W N, , l , -" '- - at , . . 'x ' " X ,x ,,-, g Q 2 Al I ' , ,lx 551- fx 'A Q X ,L A ' YV' X Mr. Stoughton opened a general merchandise l N 4 X Ii 3 lelilfkx store in 1848 for convenience to the people, who, heretofore, had been compelled to go long distances for any article of household necessity. This proved to be a stimulating factor in developing a central community. - gm-, ,nv--f A x M fgldds 1 if Ve' ,Y X 7 1. Q Senior Class OHicers Presxclent ,,,,,,,,,.,.,,, ,,,.,,,, Philip Klac-sw m Yice I'resiclent .,,,.A.. ,,,,.,,,., -X rthur Ness Secretary ',,,, ,,,,,,, ..,,,,,,,, K l ary Bjoin Vlx1'CZlSlll'Cl'.,. ,,,,,, Uzlrriet I,Zl1'SOl1 ,Xrlvism '.... ,,,..... X Irs. Ijlbllilllllt? " 'WY- .-Xmzxsox, M uuox 'll aiu resolved to grow mt .ma 1....k y......g till forty." Caniplire l. 25 l,:iugua5ze Club 3. Ciuusiiax sox, QXLF. Ctuuuiaa, FRAN 1: "Can't you fellows do something?-I've got so much to do," Radio Club Zg Band 33 Fuutball 3, 43 Hi-X' .le Pres. 4: Athletic Board -lg Student Council 42 Class Play 35 Editor-iir Chief of Yaharag Inter- class B, B. K'He is always admired ufhn hasbthe courage of his convictions." Debate Club 2, Classical Club 13 Dramatic Club 3, Hi-Y 2, 33 Glen Club l, 2, 3, -lg Qklartetle 2. 3. 4, Football Z, 3, 4, Basketball 2, 3. 45 Or- chestra l, 23 V, Pres, Class 33 Oratory 2, 35 Class Play 3. 43 Prom Comm. 35 Yahara 4: lilee Club Plays 1, 2, 5, 4. .X Nlu-llcsox, LUOKOTHY Ulu her friendship there is nothing insiuceref' Classical Club l, 25 Caniptire 1, 2, Glue Club 2, 5, 4, met cum Plays 2, 3, 43 Dramatic Club .Kg mai., cm. 2, 5, 4, xx.. bara 43 Student Council .Eg Prom Connnittee X3 Debate Club lg Honor Society 3, 43 Class Play 1. 4, cz. ix. A. 2, 5, 4, Interclass Basketball 2. 3. 4. IJAHL, l5izxNic'1'T.x "Quiet, thoughtful, and sincere." Home Ee. Club 45 Ya' hara 4. page twenty-four .-XAr.s1aT11, Lrioxa "She is just a quiet kind wlmse nature never xariesf' Philo 2. 3. 4: Campfire l, 23 Class Play 3gGirl Reserves 3. 41 Home EC. Club 4: lnterclass Bas- ketball l, 2, 3, 4. lijom, Maur "I have lots of things I like to do. I thor- oughly enjoy myself do- ing tbeiu. but not for one minute Qin I lose my equilibriuinfl Classical Club 1, 2, Philo 2, 3, 45 Dramatic Club 33 Campfire 1, 23 Glee Club 2, 3, 45 Sextet 3, 4, Class Play 3, 43 Honor Society 33 Declaui- atory 2, 43 Prom. Com. 35 Sec. Class 43 Inter' class ll, B. 1, 2, 3, 4. Cimmium. lI.xuoLD "Big of Heart and al- ways kindfl Patrol 35 Baseball 3: Interclass B. 1, 2, 3. 43 lnterclass Football 3. liIl.Rl-1R'l'SllX, S'1'.1x1.1fs' "I w11111lor if l'u1 in love." G.ll1ZS'1'soN, H1a11x11xx l "The best part of health is a gmul 1lispusiti1m." Class Sec. .lg lfnotlialll. -lg Basketball -lg Prom C11111111. .11 1-1111 1, 43 1,,. terclass Football 2, -lg 11111111111 B. 11. 1, 2, 11. 'l.xI.1:, M AR 1' "Love for one, friend- ship for a few, and goud will to all," Prom Chairman 35 Class V. Pres. lg Class Pres. 2, 31 11111111 2. 3. 41 Glee Club 1, 2. 3, -ig Camp- fire 1, 25 G. A. A. 2. 31 43 Dramatic Club 3: Glee Club Plays 1, 2,33 Class Play 3g Student Council 2, 3, 4, Classi- cal Club Z3 lnterclziss B, H, l. Z. 3. 4: Yallaru 4, 1 x 1.111111 111 H.11.1-3. l'l.1111111-3'1"1' l'l.x1:-LQ. 2 Q..-1 -'shew 11 111111111' 11-11 l1lt uxmhmg ,Q ,NH H, ,,.,. ot' :1 lassief' hlcc Llub .1. -lg l'hilo .L -lg Caluplire 2. lg G. A. .1. 2, 5, 4, 1.111.111 1, 1J11111111111111,- .11 1.11. Club Plays I 4' Lau- Lluage Club 91111. 111111 111111 .1 lluxsrzx, M ll.lIRliIl "Her nature is viable asset." l'hil11 3, 4: Cainpfire 2, 3, 4: Debate Club 3: lbelme ful as v:11n11u11u s1-1141-. l'hil11 2. S. 4: filer Club 1 1, ,. 1. 11 1:11111 1111111 111111-5 1, 1. 1, 11 121111111 . 1111 1, 21 11. .1 .1 1. .1. -lg llrzinmtic Club J. .i: Athletic Buarfl 4g lluhler 111 Spumi .lg C2115-. Play 3. 43 Sturlcul L'11uucil .1. 43 luterclass ll. ll. 1, 3. A. 41 61111111-111 011111 21 Yaliara -l. H11'1'z1N1:1:R. lJo1:1m'1'11x' lll-Ql.l,lK'liSON. Mont au eu- "Best is shu like-rl wliu "I 11111-111 hcl' hy bel' llfl' 11 alike 111 1111" 11 mf- . . . 11- 1 '1 -1 1 1111-11111 111111 1. 1, k',,,.c,'ffFl,lH,f-le md 1. 01111111111-1 1. 2: 1'111111 .1. 1111-1 011111 .1' -11 1.11111 45 ff- -2- -Y 53 3- 42 PPA 1111111 011111 11 Girl 1111 bate Klub ., Athluic Wrw. 3, Class may 5: 111111111 4-l're-5.5 s111111111 Council 43 Class Treas. l. 2. 35 Draluatlt' Club 55 Class Play 3. -lg Lau- guage Club .lg Prom Couxin. 31 luterclziss Bas- k1-vlmll 1. 2, 3. -1 -l':1g11. page twenty-Gvc Il. A. A. 2. -lg llrnue Eu. Club .lg lnterclass B. B. 1. 11 1:11-1 Q11111 11111-1 3, 4. N1 Q - ,,'-. llovcslxx, Rmm "A pleasing cnuntcxmncc i-a ai silent mm." Glee Club reconuuemlzi- 1. 2, 3, 4, Glee Club Plays, l, 2,3 -13 Class Play .lg Inter- class B. B. 4. Hucxlxiz, LEROY PIOLTON, IXUSTIN "VYlmt is be-tier than "All heroes are nut six being in love?" frat tall." Hi-X' 3, 45 lntercluw ll. Xgrivulturs- Club .ig lli- B. l. 2. 3, Y 43 Intvrclzxss ll, Il. -lg Class l'I:x3 J: Chem-r l,i-:ulvr 4. lluvic, .'XIlI2I,lNlC -JICNSICN, XYANIM "Hy siuilious means slu- wins ber way." Classical Club 1, 23 Philo 2, 3, 45 Campfire Zg Glee Club 2, 3. 43 Glen Club Plays 2, 3, 41 Home EC, Club 3, 4g Language Club .lg Girl lzefm-es 3, 4. "Gund sense :nul uoull bumur are never sewn" :nu-rl." Canuulirc 25 l.:mguae' Club 33 Interclass B. H. l. Zg Girl Reserves 3,45 Glee Club 45 Glee Club I'lay 4g G. A. A. lg Home Ee. Club 4: Class I'l1ly 3. page twcntysix AIARY LQUISE HERMANSON, 'The milrlcbt manners and the ge-miss: hum." l,angu:ngc Club 35 G. A. .x. 2, 3. 4. mn R1-serves 3. 45 Home Eu. Club 45 Interclass B. B. 3, IIOIQGAN, LVLI-1 J "I bear, yet my not much, but think more." Agriculture Club 3. 4g lute-rclnss B. ll. 43 Claw l'I'iv R nuxsmv, M.xR'rII.x "Sinus rlay l'm going tn bc- zu business woman." Glen- Club 4g Czmuvflrc l, Z3 Interclzass B. B. 1, .lg G, A. A. Z, 3, 43 Girl Reserves 5, 49 Language Club 39 Home EC. Club 23 Debate Club 2, 'll'l.Sli'I'll, Hia.:-Lx "A sunny temper gilds mlm edge of lifes black- tsl clnudsf' Girl lh-sn-ries 3: Glen- Club S, 43 Glu- Club Play .ig Plnlu 3. -lg Pau- guagc Club .lg Canuvrirv 2. 3, Lluiwnrc 2, zgtlas. Pl'lv l Jl'I.SliTll, KJYYIND l -xx mm. ma nf wrmrdsbut nf :rQia0.i.." Patrnl 5, 4. ,xgfir-uiiiiml Klub 3. 4: Llass Play 3. laxusox, Dmus "liar nwrry ways and bright blue eyes Reveal the mirth that within her livsf' G. A. A. 2, 3, 43 Camp. tire 1, 23 Language Club 33 lnturclass B. ll. l, Z. 3. 43 Class Play 3, 43 Pram Comm. 33 Debate Club 2: Classical Club 2. Km!-issox, PHILIP "The dignity and bear- ing that bm-cnnxeth a pru- lessor," Classical Club lg Radiu Club 25 lli-Y l, 2, 3, 45 Llass Play .ig Class Pres, 4, Slndunl Crani- cil 41 Spade .Kg Debalejg N a li a ra 2. 4: Prnnl Cnnnn. 33 lnufrclass H. Il, -lg Class Play Bu-a. Xl:map:rr -l. lauzsox, lIARRll2'l"l' "A smile for all, a greet- ing glad, A lovable, jully way slic had." Classical Club 25 Phila: 3, -tg Pres, 43 Campfire l, 23 Glee Club Z, 3, 43 G. A. A. Z. 3, 43 Yahara 43 Class Truas. 43 Glen Club Plays 2, 3, 43 Prmn Club Cunuu. 35 Debate l. Z: Student Council 45 Class Play 3, Inlerclass ll. ll. 2. 3. KX'1XI.lIHIBI, Bl.x1a'1'1i,x "Much could be said abuui liar-inure by ber." Illcc Club 2. 3, -lg llmnv lic. Club 3, -l: Language Club .ig KS. A. A. Z. 3.43 Caxnptirv: 2, Girl Rr-- srrvc-z 3, -lg fllec Club Plays 15, 41 Class Pla! .ig Intern-lass ll. ll. l. 3 3, 4. rlmas, Yiauxa Nl,xx.1-iuulz. Rlvln' ax Hgh, MW, lm.. -'xvaflfui im-an Q.. ar.- hmg ., fi.urg.-f.m. things. om., km, U. Glen- Club l, 23 lllre Club Cprnuting wings." i'1..,vQ, 1, lg lnrerclass 1. s- 1, 3, 1, 4, ui, is. B. 1, 2, iuelifma mn, A "Wh" W Club 5. -lg Glen- Club 2' lm.,-S x, 4, 19. .x, .x. 1. .:, 4, lntorclass iz. is. 1. Z. 3. -lg Class Play 35 Prom Cnnnn. X3 Language Club 3. page twenty-seven 4 "YV-5, lllL'CAR'I'lIY, JAMES "Oh. why slwulrl life all lulmr he?" NIARKLEY, SYNEVA 'ZX winning wnyg ri pleasant smile." Home EC. Club 45 En- tered from Lenn High as as a Senior. M t'flAR'l'll V. M lx1uz,xm:'1' M lIlliARl!, XIAYRE "'l'here's xx hit of Irish in her eyesfl Girl Reserves 43 llumv: "My heart is in thehigh- lands," G. A. A. 2, 3, 45 Glee lic. L'lnh4. Clnlw 3, 45 Glee Cluh Plays 3, 4: Philo 3, 45 Czimphre 1, 2. Class may 33 Debate 25 Prom. Cumm. 35 Language Clulw N 3. Mole, EIJNYIX Nmsox, .'Xl.liI-lR'1'A Nsss, Awrnuu NIUHOLASV, CLARENCE . . 1. , . . "Th , ll "Great winks from lmle "Always cnngemul and Lea your wfvrk wvmk 0nf'fmr5n"f:,k'f :icorns grow." willing to help." for itself." g K W r ln V1 none has ever come out. Philo 2, 3. 4: Girl Re. Hi-Y 43 Fumlwall 43 Ine Baud 1, 2' 3: Glee Club terclziss B. B. 43 Class V I' serves 3. 43 Home Ev. Cluh 35 Campfire l1L:ni- - guage Cluh sg mee Cm, 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Cluh Plays l, 2, 3, 4, page twcntyreigln res. 4, 1, 2. 3, -tg Glee Cluhl 'lays 2, 3, 4: Interclass B. B. l, 2. 3, 45 Football 43 Class Play 3, 4. O1.s11N, H 111.1fx ""l'is g11111l will n1:1l41-1 i1111-llig1'111'1-." If11t1-r1-1l fi-11111 Li1'111:A:1l Hiqli 115 :1 S1-11i111'. 1 1 Oxsiauu, linsxia Oxskriw, lllwklr-:'1"1',1 l .. 1 "Q11i1-1. till y1111 111111111 HH: "nhl mu N' hdxfi 1 her... :1 H11-111l 15 111 l11- 11111-. 1 I 1 , Q 191111- 011111 2. 5, 41c1111,, l z'1"lH":f?f'l Elm' 32 lm" 111-1 1. 21 11111511111 Q11111 " i "' esefwg -1 1 21 1111111111111 011111 .14 Sionle lic. glulx 4: QSU1- Philo 3' 4: Class play W Pint C.111mc1l 43 Clues 3' 4: Imerclass B' B- HP 4- 1. 2. 1, 1, 1,. A, 11. 2. 1. -lg Glee Club Plny 3, 45 Declfimzitory 1, 2: De- l11111 C11111 25 P10111 C11111111. 3, Oxsaun, I.1.1:w1a1.1.1'x QUALEI WIXIFREI, "Men of few w11r1lf are "A 1n11i1le11 never l111l1l lhe lwest men." 111' spirit, su still :1n1l 1 'etf' Ariculgtixral Club 3, 4g im l'1-lf-114. 11111 1111111111 .11 1,1111- guuge Club 3, , 'f 1 i1,1,515.:, 11 f gfkg,-1115211 ag? N 1 Z ' 1 1 . .- '3 11 , X11 " -'H 5 1, 1 1 1 : 'za 11" 1 R 1' 1.14 51 I 'M Oxw111'11. ,l1111.1xx "l 1111111111 1'l1:1'l1 1115 111111111111 l1l11xl11" lli-X' 3, 43 lZl1-1- K'l11l1 J, S. 41 l1le1- klulm Play: 2. 3. -lg 'Franck 3, -I: F11111- l1z1ll 3. -lg lnturcluss B. H. 2, 3, -lg Class l'l:15 3. 45 I'r11m C11111111. 3. Qllim, KI,1x1:.xu1-1'r "Stu1ly l1:1ll after scl11111l 11 always 11 1111111 place fur-5t111lyi11g." L'1111111rire lg I.:111g:uage Clulm 33 llumc E12 Cl11l1 33 Girl Reserves 3, -l. page txvenry-ninv R11111:11'1's, RL"1'11 4"l'11 he fnitl1f1xl ib l1e1v1-1' rl1z111 111 lac f:11111111w." llume ICC. Club 3, 43 121111111111 lg I,1111g1111g1 k'l11l1 5: Girl Rcscrvvs 5. T.,-C jk RUM xrzs, BJ AH Nic Ruwri, lfiniuasriz "Genius clues what it must, talent dues what it can." Bantl l, 2, 33 Ravlin Club .23 Classical Club 23 Hi- Y 43 Class Play .Kg Prom Comm. 33 Student Council 45 Pres, 45 Bus- iness Manager Yahara. "She has a sweet tem- per and a merry sense of humor." Classical Club l, 23 Philo Z, J, 4: Cannpfire l, 23 Glee Club 2, 3, 41 Glee Club Plays 33 De- bate Club 23 Prom Comm. 33 Language Club 33 Yahara 4, SIVERTSON. INGA STAFF, NIILLIE Sr0n4g1L1,, MALCOLM "A maiden good without pretense." Blessed with plain rea- son and common sense." Glee Club 3, 45 Class Play 35 Girls' Reserve 3, -ig Cleo Club Play 3, 45 Lztttgtlagc Club J. "An ever present frientl in time of need." Girls' Reserve 3, 4, Home Ee. Cub 4. "He was not at ladies' man but a lady's man." Hi-Y 3, 45 Glee Club 3, 45 Prom Comm, 35 Class Play 3, 45 Glee Club Play 3, 4, Athletic Manager 4, Yahara 4g lnterclass is. ix, 1, J, 3, 4, page thirty Ruiz, Om If "Wit is the salt tif can' Vcrsationf' Student Cuuncil lp Ra- clin Club l, 2, Classical Club 1, Class Pres lg Class Y. Pres. ZZ Hi-Y 2, 1, 4, Dramatic Citm ,lg Class Play 3. 4: Pronl Ctnnm. 3, mit...-1. 4, Athletic Board 4. SL'llUS'l'liR, Bruus i'Mnch :night be saitl un both sides." Radio Club 1. 3: lllvv Club 25 Band 1. 2, .lg Or- chestra 4, Glce Cub Plays lg Debate 2, 43 Oratury lg lnterclass B. B. l, 2, 43 Debate Club 2, Parrot Stal? lg Class Play 4. A STOCKSTAD, Am-LLINE "She is faithful in all she clues." Glee Club 3. 43 Glee Club Play 3, 45 Class Play 35 Girls' Reserve 3, 4, Language Club 3. i SWA N, ,I 141.1 N "Sl1e's flzninty, kinfl. in- tcligwxu, 11ml l11v:1l1le." Y:1l1:uv':1 Shall lg Classi- cal Club lg Philn Z, 3. 43 Cnumufure 23 G. A. A. Z, 3. -lg l.:nng11z11zc Club .lg ll:-lmre Cinlm Z3l'l:1-44 l'lzay 33 l'r-nan L'1n111n. 5. l 11u1,u, In-31a'l'kl'111-3 A'l'hu1's are nu :lull limus fm' an 11pw:11'rl luwl:i11g 111i114l." cm, mae 11.11, 1. 1. .., 4g cmnpafe 3, lnlmlnsl B. B. 2. 4, 0111- 011111 mn,-S 1. 2, 1, 4. ll'1us M UHN. 01.15111 "l'1n not denying 11144 women are fm1lisl1. Gnd mzule chem tu 1n:11ch the men." 'lllIURI'l-1, KQAR1-'1lc1.11 'llmwxslllxllv Xl,x1c1 "ll1- vxcellccl in ull alll- 'ZX nlimplml ,mils rlmt lvlicef' nn.-In the lu .1 1'1l 1' w L 6 5' .tim lw::1't." 1:11-Q Ululv 1. 2. 5. 4, Stuclcut L'uu11cil 'lg Atlu- I'l1il1n 'J. 5. 41 L':m11-fin' letic liuz1r1l4g Claws l'l:15 1. 21 Clzlfs l'l:1y .33 .lg lli-Y 3. 4, lfuutlmll 2. l'run1 01111111 5. 1. 4vc1n1n1an 4, Bmw- 11.111 2, 1, 4, H1141-lrzxll 2, 35 Track 2. .43 ills-c Ulnl: Plays 1. 2. 3, 4. Y1.v1s.xK1iR, li1.r:1xxok Ym Nu, R1"r11 Y'lL'l'RlC. Lf1..x1uaNL'1-: "She in liked by :ull "'l'l1c worlcl ln-lungs ln "An uutlmrilp on ev- whu lcxmw her." tlw 1-11e1'gclic." r1'ytl1i11g." G11-Q 011111 1, 2, 3, 4, Def cam 011111 1. 1. s. 41 'rrnfk 1, 2. 1, x'11h11f11 hate Club Z5 K'z1n1pl'l1'e 1, 'Orclmeslm 3. -lg Hume lic. Stuff 4. R, 43 Intex-class l. 2. 3, 4. 1, mee C11111 1'1.1y 1, z, 11. B. 43 C:11upF11'v 13 Clem- Clulu l'l'w 2 4 page tlxirzy-one "N Class Will of '29 Xve. the Senior Class of nineteen hun- dred and twenty-nine of Stoughton l-ligl. School, being of a sane mind and with a perfectly legitimate and sincere motive in view, do with positive reverence and solenmity bequeath to the junior Class of 1930 all our earthly claims heretofore entertained on the following principles of divers moral ethics and idealistic quali- ties of human character. The aforementioned party may take full and complete possession of the above be- quests only when our not-to-be-criticized principal and godfather, Mr. Falk, ceases to refer to our beloved advisor, Mrs. Florence Donahue as Miss Klenert, when addressing the assembly. lvVe now proceed with the bequests: 1. To Anna Harried, we bequeath Ralph Atkinson's great, big, beautiful feet. 2. Ulaf Roe asks that his bombastic bass voice be left to Norris l,inderud, 3. Bjarne Romnes leaves his derby and cane to Mahlon Kroener. 4. To Bertha Aslackson we bequeath Harriet Hales back number of f'VVhizz Rang." 5. Martha Kvalheim and Hennrika Skaarness leave their knowledge of the deaf and dumb language to Martin Toay and lloward Ehle. 6. To l.ars Kaupanger we leave Alf Christenson's powerful physique. 7. Mary l.ouse Hermanson leaves her "lint and Grow Thin" volumes to Kath- erine .-Xlexson and Robert Chase. 8, To Donald -lohnson. we leave an old pair of overalls belonging to Malcolm Stogdill. I...g.- in 0. Verna l.uraas leaves all her "old flames" to Margaret Nordlie. 10. "-loe" Onsrud leaves a lock of hair and a couple of pansies to Elizabeth Long. 11. Dorothy Anderson bequeaths all her "old lady" parts in school productions to Roberta Smith. 12. To anyone who is honest enough to admit they need them, we bequeath some of llhil Klaesson's brains. 13. Mary Bjoin bequeaths 2,000 gum wrappers to be used as a first payment on a Shetland pony, to Vvilbur Keegan. 14. Dorothy Hatzinger leaves all of her "it" to George Schuster. 15. Clarence Yttre bequeaths his ex-- tensive vocabulary to Hazel Bratvold. 16. To Harriet Kvalheim and Nancy Kliristenson. Ruby and Mayre leave their ratings on the Edgerton social register. 17. Mary Hale leaves her love for the 8 o'clock schedule to Gregory Anderson. 18. To Elsie Felland, Clarence Nicho- last bequeaths his quiet reserved nature. 19. Garfield and Florence leave a cou- ple of secrets with the study hall clock and l-larriet Larson and Henrietta Ons- rud wish to make it known that if they have anything that anybody wants, those wishing something may call around and try and get it. ln conclusion. we leave our heartiest congratulations with all members of the school administration with whom we have come in contact. Their broad- mindedness and tolerance has been posi- tively remarkable. They have made us what we are today. Xvondrous indeed, are their works. irry two beninr Qres TC -as Class Prophecy of '29 The words which follow on this page are thereby placed with one cardinal ob- jective in mind: that being to take you away from our little hamlet on the magic carpet of imagination to that mystic realm of spires and minarets for a briei' glimpse into the dark and forboding fu- ture. The following came about thus: Being cast in the role of prophet of the Senior Class by the powers that be, I thrust my fears behind me and with my mission well in mind I left post-haste for the four corners of the earth in search inf light into the future. It was at the court of the Sultan of Persia that my guest was unexpectedly terminated. Here I seized upon the op-- portunity of gazing into the gracious Sul- tan's far-famed and all-knowing ball of crystal. As I peered into the magic sphere, unforeseen events appeared be- fore my vision that were wondrous strange. My eyes filled with awe as I beheld my own classmates in their every- day pursuits of twenty years from now. According to the ball, which I whole- heartedly take as being authentic, this is what is to be: Alf Christenson is editor of a joke magazine: he got his experience on the Yahara. Bjarne Romnes is a big lawyer. He's knocking the juries dead with his VVeb- ster-like oratory. Inga Sivertson is a cigarette girl in a Chicago Cabaret. They can't resist her vampish methods. Phil Klaesson is barking out com- mands at VVest Point. He is a hard-boil- ed top sergeant there. lfrank Currier is peddling fish. llis herring is of the best grade. Dorothy Hatzinger is President of the W. C. T. U. Prohibition is here to stay. Johann Onsrud is a missionary in the Far East. Yes, Dorothy is still with him. Olga VVigsmoen is an artist's model in New York. Her specialty is Venus. "Tessa" Halverson is leading a choir in a big church in Boston. Harold reels off a mean hymn. Ruby and Mayre are teaching school in Edgerton. They like their location very well. Mathew Gregerson is Champion Flag Pole Sitter of the VVorld. VYe always knew that Matt would come through. Mary Bjoin has gone in for dramatics. She's known as "Anierica's Sweetheart." Clarence Yttre is in jail for selling "phony" oil stock. Clarence's slick ways caused his downfall. Martha Kvalheim and Henrikka Skaar- ness are a dancing team in a New York night club. They're said to be a wow. "Shorty" Nicholas is a teacher in a school for the deaf. He seems to be hap- py in these quiet surroundings. Elsie Onsrud has gone in for cattle raising. One of her calves recently cop- ped national honors. Herman Gjestson has taken Mr. lialk's place as principal of Stoughton High. He makes bad boys mind. I.eobelle Hagen is private secretary to the President. They say the I'resident is always happy when he goes to work. Harold Gerard has made good as a pitcher with the Yankees. They can't hit 'em when they can't see 'em. Mary Hale has a job as Ifat l,ady in a circus. She's attracting thousands. Harriet Hale is preaching on the evils of modern youth. She has already res- cued hundreds of wayward souls. Boris Schuster is director of the Chi- cago Symphony Orchestra. Millie Staff and Beatrice jensen are conducting a modiste shop on Broadway. They now set the styles in place of Paris. Malcolm Stogdill and Garfield Thorpe are touring the country. Thorpe is the middleweight champ and Stogdill is his manager. Florence Rowe is cooking at the Eat- more. Her hash is delectable. Austin Holtan is head football coach at Stoughton. His team soundly trounced Edgerton. It was at this point that the crystal be- cade clouded and being unable to see more I hastened back to my native shores with the precious information which I have disclosed at this time. page thirty-four Junior Class Oflicers Vl'CSifll'!lf ,,.. ,.. ,A v,,f'ctL'1' Yea Yicc Prcsirlcnt ,,,,,. Y,V, , ,Oscar fHs1m SCL'l'C'iZll'j ',,,,,, ,,,,,, L 'hristinv xlcnsml 'lwl'CZ1Sl1l'l'1 ',,,,,, ,,,,,, I Dumtlly f..7l!'lJClltCI .XdYiSlJl ',,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, K liss johnson png: thirty-five Alexson Alme G. Anderson J. Anderson Aslackson Asperheirn .-Xusse Bailey Bakken Barry Berg Bondehagen Bragstad Bratvold Brewer Carpenter Chapin Chase Christiansen Criddle I. Dahl L. Dahl Dersch Dibbs Dicklin Drotning H. Ehle N. Ehle Ellickson Tthun Fosdahl Garrigus Gronlid Gullickson iq... . 'Nxfgx 4 'l'1 ff, 1. . fit if f" sa. n 0 , 2 , . za H A 1 lt , ,lll . y Q "'t"""7"t 'Jervis-W, . . ? . ' - . T 'ig' tiff? if 1 tl i Q, ' 'f . ,V ig? , ' as ,hi 1 , " "N ' .J ' T , 'Q . , if L C ' .Q ' e .5 ,haf f . 9 A f Wi . 5 fan- . we A. T e it ws. A ,........... ' f N ii. ' ":'1 I S4553 XP in . 3 g ' 'f' ii 1 3.4 at-'Q' '15 . N I . . A , we , W fs- ' , ,.Vf te 36.15, K Vx mf' .1 'ff f' 'e 3 ' 9. fs, ., s 1 1 I , . 7 ' ""' V' J' , J - i 'K' W' M' gi , ,eggs ' . . 'kj L 1 gk . l , V. Q 4' ' ' fl, W e W -3 tv 4. . " i' 'ff . - fr.-' Q . Alfxfhw V . K fa t Q satffli 6' .. - 2 f, ff .V , V. '. " 7 f' ,wh t K. K K . , ...f it , is 1 - f"'f"" " 5 75 ' " A it . T", ii e , fl! ip, a wif.. S s 'A .. uk . Ai page thirty-six Juniors The never-give-upfdo-or-die attitude that prevails in the junior Class has car- ried us through another successful year. The Prom was a tremendous success. Vthat more could we ask for? Of course the greatest asset to our banner year was our most worthy and dependable advisor. Miss johnson. She not only fulfilled her work as leader but did a great share of the work. VVe wish to thank her for her whole-hearted co- operation and help. Our tirst class meeting was a fast one and we stepped forth with a clean slate. Peter Yea was elected President. and Oscar Olson was elected Vice President. Christine hlenson, a former office holder, did her work as Secretary with ease and also helped with the Treasurer's job. Dorothy Carpenter kept the Treasury books without mishap and we feel that none could have done better. In fact all the officers went at their jobs with the idea they would work for the welfare ot' the class and with a prestige fitting their jobs. The nrst big doing of the year was the class play, given at Christmas time. Miss Gregerson directed the play and she worked hard with us, so that we could have a Prom. Wie wish to thank her for her generosity in giving her time to the class. The "Youngest" was put on in the Auditorium on December 18th with Ingolf Turnio and Elizabeth Long taking the leading roles, which they did with ease fitting only professionals. The other members of the play were: Constance Olson, john Mcliercher, James Scott, Anna Harried, Dorothy Carpenter and Ardith Dersch. The play was not what we might term a financial success. be- V i ., , , . A . Juniors J J ' ' is ' o Q in 1 - .Q i . in . V e . . . . . ' V i "' A - cause ot the tact that it was given near "L" 75:2 Christmas time and two plays had been , 1 K given a few weeks ahead of it. The l. ef X 1 i T A . . I v- f 1 ,,, ' H -1' A fy as at ,t Juniors, never to he disheartened. vsith J , 4. I ,4""qi ' , K, f .. V K matters of money. brought about a scheme V li 'K " , - yi, - which will probably be used in the tuture i' ' 7, for collecting money when in need. lhey , , ,tx f W of 4 .YI sent for the University Concert Band to T --Q J J 1 ' come and play at the gym. The Band is W' yfryf 'Elf .Q 1 N 1- . -t . composed of seventy members and they M' is Q- A 'Y ,X f played a delightful concert to a very ap- 6. U z . J preeiative audience on March 3. 19.29. ' ' '- wc f ' y fi X "i, w ' . . 'T . 'W " SMT M' The time tor the Prom at last came. i .J L f A 9: fur,-3 VVe had been looking forward to it for 'Eg .4 L' l M Y. i A 'x-L gb' t' '35 months. The Spade and Spoon were pre- K V ' 4 ju - C' . ' 'f . - , sented by Philip Klaesson and Harriet .. If li' 5 D V Hale to Pete Yea and Josie Harried re- g if .fig Q 1 . , - ' . .F'l': l '?-. W' --,' T" spcctlvclg Nlr Berg and Xlr cl ls tn: U' It-:L -Q 1 many others gave wondertul speeches and. In I W - Q ,T 2 3 of course. the dinner and the music was ' " I 'iii Q very fine, and not only that, but there was if ' 9 a huge crowd to enjoy it. " 'f 5 ' Our class not only has done well in J -Ly,-Y' - . . .. l . ' -, limi' extra-curricular activities. but they were sq V QM, '31 .5 well represented in the upper half of the I i ' U .7 I high school in grades. A fine representa- 'S I Q Q' :aw tion of Juniors were present on the foot- if 3 fc' 5 - IH' "5 in ball field for practice and there were quite 4 y i 4' is a number of students who won their let- ' A' W. . ters as well. They included: Gregory An- .. T. Ji 'i , ad .Y ,, V derson, captain for next year. John Mc- l Z., ' ' ' Kercher, lngolf Turnio, and Donald John- J ' lg .. gf n ,, - I . ., . V I V K A 3 son and Lapiant Sytom. -W 1 X 6534 ,Ry H -gf 3 VVe feel certain that our class has ex- ' celled in almost everything. ln Scholar- Q A ship, athletics, in extra-curricular activities W, E 2 and even in the city doings. some ment- W K J hers of the class have been seen, M I A ,ky MMM- J 5 ' A ln closing we would like to give a yell W L, i is - 5 1 yi' ' - for the Junior Class of "SU" and a sky- f . ' iii! i 1 ' e rocket for Miss Johnson. our advisor, and fe I I 4 V., a locomotive for good old S. H. S. A y 1. ' ' ir Page thirty-seven Hanson A, Harried J. Harricd Holtan Ilove Iverson Jenson D. Johnson L. Johnson Kaupanger Keegan Kittleson Kroener Kvalheim Kvanvik lfelland P. Larson XY. Larson Lewis Lindrude Lokken Long Lund McFarland M cKercher Moen K l oi ire .-X. Nelson li. Nelson l. Nelson Nettum Nicholls Nordlie Xygaard Oclegaartlen C. Olson G, Olson O. Olson Onsgartl Palmer Paulson C, Quant P, Quam R i tiger Robertson Roberts Sanclsma rk Schuster Scott I. Seamouson P. Seamonson Severson Sivertson Skinner Smith Sperle Staven Stockstatl Thonlas Tony Turmo Vasencl Vea Yoltl VVestbr0ok XYiCkum -X-W i 19 i I A iv, vz Q' 1- ? its 4 , ,a A, -..wil ,Q I R .. .Q , ff-4 t E - 1 fi' 1. page thirty-eight Junior Jests Paul Skinner: 4'XX'hieh are your favor- ite movie actors?" Elizabeth Long: "Lon Chaney." john MeKercher at the Courier Hub Office: "ls the eclitor in?" Office Hoy: "Nof' john: "HY-ll, jurt throw this poem in the waste paper basket for him, will you?" Don. johnson, at the clothing store: "l'cl like to see something cheap in lllCll'S clothing." Clerk: "just a moment, l'll call the floorAwalker." lijarne ROYIIIICSI Hl.UllllOll is the fog- giest city in the world." Morris Lewis: "Hut l've been in a fog? gier place than Lonclonf' ll. R,: "XYhere was that?" KI. l..: "l tlonit know where it was, it was so toggyf' tluifle: "XYe are now going past the olclest ale house in England." XYaltlo Larson on his European tour: "YYl1y?" Malcolm Stogclilli "l3idn't l tell you I lovetl you more than any woman on earth?" Xlnry Bjoin: "Yes, but what about all these women aviators?" Greg. ,Xnclersoni "joe, your engintfs sniokingf' joe Onsruflz 's all right, lt's old enough'.' Robert Palmer Kin Rexall Drug Storeli "l want a good brand of tooth paste." Ray Chapin: "Forhan's?" R. P.: "Naw. fer the teeth." Sophomore Class OPF1cers I'1'esicIeut ,,,.,,,.,, ,,,,,,,,,. I 'Iarry Kirby Vice-Presiclem ,,,,,, ,,A...,, I .ouisc Laugemo Secretary ',,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, K Iilclred fIl1S1'lUI 'freasurex '.,. ,,,,,,.... Inez Hanson .fXcIvism '... Miss Iientscm Inge tlurty-n r -R-5 r Row 1-Aslakson, M. Anderson, G. llalverson, I-lenderson, llalversou, l. Hanson, Ausse, Gordon, Drogsveld, Hellum. Row Z-R. llanson, K. Halverson, Holmes, Crawford. Henning, l. Han- son, Asperheim, Greig, Goldbeck, Hoel, Hove. Row 3AH0Cliing, Grinde, Fosdalll, A. Elxle, Aalier, lf. llanson, Cook, Grid- dle, Bartz, A. lleggestad, M, Anderson, Row 4--Gjestson. N, lihle, A. llanson, H, Anvlerson, A. Anderson, ,Xl- mond, G. Anderson. Burtness, llawkinsou, Gullickson, ll. Heggestnd, Haug. Sophomores Boom! The school year 1928 to 1929 began, and we, last year's "Freshies," came back ready to prove ourselves wor- thy Sophomores. Having surpassed the "green stage" of the 'tFrosh" and not having attained the indifferent attitude of the Juniors nor the superior attitude of the Seniors, we were in the prime of our career and determined to make the most of our abilities. Realizing that we could accomplish nothing without first being organized, we elected Harry Kirby, president: Louise l.3.I1g'6lI1O, vice-president, Mildred Ons- rud, secretary, and Inez Hanson, treas- urer, Then, with Miss Haven "to guide our footsteps," and later Miss Bentson, we were ready to start a Hbooming year." Now, after reviewing the events of the past year, we feel that we deserve some credit for our efforts. In football, Olaf Sundby. Orlin Ausse. and Gerry Halverson were our Ubright, shining lights." Howard jones and Orlin .-Xusse proved their worth in basketball. Our Girls' Basketball team was a 'gspunky bunch," and, even though they didn't win many games, they never gave up without first putting up a hard fight. All in all, our class has shown some remarkable athletic prowess. As for our intellectual abilities-well, never before has a Sophomore class had five of its members on the real Debate Squad! Frederick Henderson, Katherine Halverson, Muriel Larson, Virgie VVall- ing, and Mildred Onsrud represented our class in this activity. Alfred Olson and Frederick Henderson were chosen as representatives in Ora- toryg Katherine Halverson and Arline Criddle in Declamatory. Even now we are ready and eager to "cop that cupf' Because "all work and no play makes jack a dull boy" we have made it a prac- tise to take part in social activities, also. Therefore, we are well represented in every club in the school, page forty Row lfllyrold. l.. jolinson. Jacobson, l,:illy. Xorst-tier. jones. Olniam. x. oim. E. oism, xi. 1.fim,.i. Row 2-O. One-son, R, johnson, Loftus. A. Olson. Nicholas. l,:ingcmo. Metzler. Orvolrl, Onsrud. Ilimui-Kirby. Inger-ham, Mikkelsfm, J. Oueum. Iafgzui. KiHlll5lUKl'1'- ll- onfm, rs. Jf,imQ.,.., -lnlseih, Ii. giiinwm. Row-I-Leek, l,iudernrl. Kiel, R. Jolinson. ,l. Olson. I.m-thi. ,lemon Nelson, Knutson. A, Olson. Maru-nsnn. Sophomores As the school year draws to a close. although we yearn for vacation, we re- gret the fact that the end is so near, for it means that never again will we he Sophomores in Stoughton High School. l'lere's to the success of the future -Iuniors! SOPHOMORE SAPS lngolf Turnio: "l could go on dancing' with your like this forever." Katherine Halverson: "Oh, no, you couldn'tg you're hound to improve some- time." Boris Schuster: "XYhz1t do you think of monogamy?" Joe Ylyisaker: "VVell, personally I prefer walnut or oak." Philip Klaesson: "You should place your hand over your mouth when you yawn." l'lowarcl lihle: "XYhat! and get hit. -J.. Herman fijestson: "XYhence the black eye 7' Fred Rasmussen: "lt's like this A l saw a hig poster which read, "Murderer XYanted'-" H. G.: "Ye-sf' li. R.: A'So I went in and applied for the job." blames Scott lrushing up to Louise l.angemo hreathlesslylz "l'his is my dance. you know." l.. l..: A'Oh, really? I thought this was the vlunior Prom." Chet Sundhyi "l want some tires." Salesman: "Balloon tires ?" C. S.: "Xaw. automobile tires." Uignilied Senior: "XYho are you shov- . ing?' Glenn Skau: "l dunno. whats your name?" page forty-one Row 1-Tliorson. Stolen. Yea, Rasmussen, A. Quam, Snyder. Swenson. Pember, Ylvisaker. 7 Row .-Romnes, XYal-ce, Simpson, O. Sundby. Young, Thomas. Paulson. Sl-can. Row 3-Schoedel, H. Slinde, Rice, Teisberg. M. Slinde, XYikuni, Stems- vzxd, Walling. 0. Snndby. Rozing. Sophomores Coach Nlfilke: "How long have you played quarter back F" 'loe Ylvisaker: "Lessee. lemme ligger. l ain't ever played quartereback. How long is that Pl' A dialogue between two Sophomore master-minds: "You're a Canadian. You were born in Canada." "No, sir! My mother and father were Scotch, so l'm Scotch," "You were born in Canada. So you are a Canadian even if your parents are Scotch." lleatedly: "VVell, if a cat had kittens in an oven, would you call them bis- Quits?" :X Sophomore was heard saying these words to an upper ClZlSSlll3.Uf "You have brought disgrace upon me, broken the heart of my mother, and stol- en my only sweetheart. But beware! l'Jon't go too far!" page Orro lrloelz "1 raise wonderful straw- berries." Orlin Aussie: "Are they really good?" O, l-l.: "5Xbsolutely the best. Large. juicy blood-red fruit." O. O.: "Do you use fertilizer on them P" O. H.: 'tNo, just cream and sugar." Typical Sophomore Conversation: "Got an odd cent with you?" "Yeh," "VYell, so's a skunk." .X Sophomore makes a remark: t'One of our Freslunen is so dumb he thinks Helen of Troy worked in a Laun- dry." Rayda Nicholas: "l wonder why Os! car jumped in the river?" Muriel Larson: "1 guess there was a woman at the bottom of it." forty-two 1 1-aosx-1 1 1 f . , J 3. fn,c47L si Freshman Class Officers 1jl'6S1t16l'lT. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,f42ll'4l1 1.i11c1e1'11f1 X'11'0 1,1'CS141C11T.,., , .,,,.,,,,,,, 11Zll'1Zlll XX'uz1x'cr Si'L'l'CfZl1'5' .,,.,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, 1 g6l11Zl11 f1l'f'ffCl11lU1lTl '111'CZlS111'Cl' ,,,,, ,, ., ,,,,, , , 1121111 1'1'e11s .'Xc11'is111 A,,,,,, ,.,,,, N 1iss 11111sct11cr g gf lo1'ty't1nrce law l-lfrunk. 15. Amie.-sfm, .v lzrxfksm., is. eitriswiiwt, 15.11.-mvglmm, ii. Bmraiiiii, s. Haugen. D. 111.m.,n, H, llultan, .v lilvekrng, Row42fC, Chapin. A, lfurseth, Y. Falk. U. lflheu, lf. Gulbransun. li. lzrickson, Nl, Foss. G. llzinson. J. lleclenmrlc, lf. llalvorson, ll. llxil- vorson. Row 3-lf. Augustine, U. Alma, M. Bjcrcke, A. Ballinger, Bjcrcke, lf. Aslesuu, C. lloel, XY. llnfl, R. llutil, O. llzurrienl. W Row -I-Y. Aniundsuil, M. Gunsolus, Y. Gillette, B. liosdulil, l,. Chris- li-uson, ll. Foss. li. lfellrmd. lf. llzinder, A. Bjorm-illuiu, 0. livt-rsou. J. Bmw. Freshmen The lireshmen first existed in 1913, They lived happily and kept very clean. Except for a few they were very bright, But now to look at them is surely Tl sight. Some are fat, others are lean, Some are kind, others meang Some are tall. some are short. They are really of all sorts. Some are from the Country, Others from town, Some look very lovely. Others like clowns. is one of them l think About all the Freshmen nigh That although they are called "green" The have a spirit high. .Xml if they keep on progressing, :Xml do their best and try, They will succeed in making A success of Stoughton High! The Freshmen take part in many activ- ities. They are the following: Girl Reserve-Bernice Smith, presi- dent of the Freshman Girls Reserve. is working very diligently with us. Home EC.-Theodora Reinstad seems to enjoy Home EC. and attends regularly. Esther Stockstad entertains us almost every time by singing her favorite song, "Sonny Hoy." But she is always repaid by being prominent when refreshments are served. Glee Club-Girls' Glee Cluh is well at- tended by Freshmen but we want more of them to try their art in singing next year. :Xlthough Paul Preus, Claire Cha- pin, Croiden Kenyon. and a few others are doing their best in singing with the Boys' Glee Club we want more to do like- wise in later years. Orchestra-There are very few Fresh- men in the Orchestra but we would like to have more. Band-The Freshmen are well repre- sented in the Band. page forty-four RuwlsfKL'nnc1li. I,und:'. I. Holiiies, H. Olsun. Il. llzins-in. N. Xlmismi K. Kenyim. B. Lysine. I.. Oppen. S. Olson. limi 2-If. Olsun. ll julixisim. if I,uc. Y. Nine. If. Mxruld. lf. -If-i'gcusnii. rl. lvcrsvin. IJ. Blue, NI, Mnmrc, Ci. Linilerud, C, llnlms. linux!-X. Otlcsuxi. Nl. llaugen, I. Lemon. S. Iiluuglzinil. lf, l,und, ll. ,lnllnswn, U. Iulinsmi. I., llzinsnn, I. llziugvn. l. Ixslie. ll. Ilzilxwn-Quin. Rnw 4-ll, Onsrud. I.. Xalan. QI. Logan. R. Iverson. li. liunver. IS. .Inlin- qwv. Y. Lund. .X, Blckliriliy. R. Ilzznsnn. I". Nulqnn. 'lf Olwn Freshmen FRESHMAN FROLICS Ifatlieri "Sun. what dues this 60 mean "VYliy is 'I.atiii' rapitalizf,-cl?" asked un your repimrt Card?" Bliss Iiregersmi. llarlan XYeax'er: "l'liat's tliv tenipera- "Because i't's Z1 dead language," re- ture nf the rurun. fatlic'r," spwnded lirncst VX'ickinaii. ,A. "XYliat is meant lay a 'linear equatiun'?" asked KI. IJ, .+Xnde1'sun. "Pints and quarts," answered a lmriglit Claire Chapin: "'l'liis tunic is no giiorlf' Klandis lijurdalili "XYliat's the mat- ter?" C. C.: ".-X11 the directions it gives are for adults. and I never had them." boy. ----f "Are there any other questions before the exam?" questioned an English tea! ther. "Well, I don't know limi' to put apos- Lroplies in 'lnaluies' and 'ladies' 'I said Yit- tur lfalk. dropped a penny down the well." Klimtlicri "l'll give liiin anutlieif' IC. l'3,: "IDcrn't lmtlier. lie still has it "NX'liat is tlie plural of tlic wurfl in his lmml-U 'lJalmies'?" asked Kliss Gregersun. "Twins," respwnded a Ifreslunan. Klutlierly old lady to young liresliiei - "lines your inutliei' know ycru smoke, "NYliat is a guinea?" asked Miss Greg- dear?" erscm. lfrusli lculcllyli "KIadame, dimes yuiir "Swine kind of a pig. isn't it?" askefl liusband know yuu speak tu strange lirnest XVickinan. inen F" page furty livi- Iiltun lijrirnetliuni "Kla. luaby just X, .- H J t A .... 'x . lion' I-N. Nvlizieen. K, lioin.n't-n, ll, Wi-iglii. l,. Qnznn, l'. I'rcnsc, Fl. Ni-igllic. C. 'l'hompson. ll. Wu:ii'ex'. IC. Finskstznl. G, Yon. Ii. Rnstznl, Row 2--C. Stensriul. H. 'l'holo. K. 'I'hnln. Lf Slcurr. .X. Smidl, fi. Lilizilvl. R. Turner. S, Routine, ,l. Rozing, D. Swzilheini, G. Swingen. Row .I-B. Roninies, If. l'ziulson. R. Peterson. II. l'eiersnn. Y. Peters. Nl. Peterson. .X. Yaade, If, Hielcligini. U. Siu-rle, I. Quinn. l,, l'eu'rson, I. Qnalv. Row-I-A. l'arkcr. 'l'. lftinstzifl. IC. 'IH-stxil, 'll XYingcr, II. Sniiili. NI. Swzillwiin. IC, Clmiel. O, Spcrlocn, l'. Snnilt. .X. Ya-nin, R. Nelson, C. Seffins. Freshmen llrug Store Clerk: "Did you kill any moths with those moth halls I sold you ?" Iillsworth llooyer: "No. l tried for three hours, lint I couldn't hit any." Father of young Iiroshi "Shall I take you to the zoo?" Frosh: "No, if they want me they can come and get me." Iirosh: "I lmelieve this school is liauntedf' Soph: 'NYl1y?" Frosh: "They are always talking about the szhool spirit around heref' Miss Leach: "Charles, hon' much is six times eight divided hy nine?" Charles Seffens: "I'd like very much to tell you, teacher, hut I think it'll do you hetter if you think it out yourself." payl- loft Ilurrull llanson: "ls that ri rooster L'l'UXX'IlIg?u flrnold liurseth: "No, that's the hen raying their 'Now l lay me's'." Harlow XYriglit: "I smoke nothing lint quarter cigars now." Harold Thorpe: "How come. did the boss give you a raise P" Il. VY.: "Nope, he smokes the other three quarters." I.OX'Il'S PROGRESS The Iireshmanz "Love me? Of course she loves me. Havent I kissed her?" The Sophomore: "Doubt her? I had not thought to doubt her. Ijerhaps I should, Une never can he sure." The junior: "I.oye? Mere prattle of foolishness, not for ine." 'llhe Senior: "Say, old chap, would you mind heing my hest man F" y-six l Bird's-eye View of Stoughton lligh School, Stoughton! main educational center. is a highly ac- cieclitecl school with a state witle reputas tion for heing of the hest for its size. The institution is supportecl hy local tax- payers with a school hoarcl inacle up of local citizens controling its clestinies, The school houses its courses in three huilclings other than the mother huilrling on North Street. lt has a corps of some twenty instructors who teach courses all the way front hricklaying to neecllework. The fact that its teachers are of the first rank is provecl hy the fact that three left this year for higher ancl more lucrative Iielrls. .Nsicle from the teachers a school nurse is retainecl to maintain a present- ahle stanrlarcl of health. The whole statif work with the guiclance antl suggestions of Principal liallt. Stoughton's high school attendance in- clutles nearly one-tenth of the city's population. The numher cnrollcfl at tlte present time is on the heavy siile of four huntlretl antl fifty with inclications for a greater increase in the future. The incli- cations are so strong that school authori- ties have gone so far as to engage teach- ers for the next year whose cluties it will he to instruct excess classes. Stoughton hoasts of an efficient voca- tional school which so few stnall cities can list among their assets. This suh- sicliary, although running on a small scale. offers a means of learning to those who are compellecl to work in their youth. The voice of the stuclent is given an outlet in the Stuclent Council, a hocly composecl of representatives of all high school organizations. The council. uncler the arlvice of the principal. hanfls flown clecisions to the stuclent hotly, ln the page fo Stoton High School line of extra curricular activities. the high school has more than its quota. The list of organizations inclurles cluhs dealing with agriculture. the literary fielrl, anrl hoy's work. qXthletics, which holcls a major share in the lite of any school. is well estahlishecl in Stoughton antl has a tin'tnci'tl rating' r 1 N ot which to he proutl. .Xthletics are goyernetl hy an athletic hoarcl consisting of selections from the stuclent hoclv the coaches ancl principal. The high school stresses physical cclucation for hotlt hoys ancl girls anfl for that purpose has on its payroll a competent physical tlirector. Intramural athletics is touchefl upon in the annual interclass leagues concluctecl uncler the auspices of the athletic hoarrl, Stoughtoirs gymnasium is large anrl roomy and contains aclequate apparatus for extensive training. The recently en- larged athletic tielil is converted into a skating rink in the harren months with flooil lights making it suitahle for night use. The high school's trophy case is well iillerl with ctips ancl plaques, clenoting successful competition in hoth forensics and athletics. lbehating anal rleclanta- tory oratory contests are fosterefl with local contestants frequently hringing home laurels from foreign helcls. The Senior Class puhlishcs a yearhoolc which portrays an excellent cross section of stuclent life, Class plays, a junior Prom ancl a Senior Klixer take their place among the major social events of the year. .Xhove all Stoughton liigli School is possessecl of a stuclent hofly that will keep the praises for its .Xlma Xlater ring' ing far into the tlays of the future. rzy-seven -- --,.,....,.f Y -X.--Rf ' A" X 1' o f Q sw gf . 9' I 'Z a' , l ' Q 9 A .l Z' - sfg'1f9lLQ'l'Z ' N I Q ,w f 7 '-:Q r ' ii 'Y 'fm' ' 231 J.40M""f The Higgbee House, the first hotel, built in 1850, now furnished desirable accommoda- tions to strangers and the traveling public. page fortyleighi QAIQLE By 1855 the Yahara River had become an important factor in the development of our local trade. X-. ' N-LQ Q-,'w-'Xi ff, if ,YW Pri . V r f if Vffxgfa 1 fi 1"-T' 2' QR-:A M 1 Ag . A, Q 3 ' W " . 'Qi, N ' 55: X- gg X, .t"' ,Y 5,m'VL-Q., ' wi' , N 21'-K ..A. . 5 V , M , " ff ,ff f3.3,,L, M I, x an . Q -k-.,.,f-ff V' f r 'l Y P' , r' 55 1 ix' K AJP? If if I 1. : Arif' , ,N Ron 1-Mr. Falk, Mr. Myrick, Mr. XYilke. Miss Cook. Droining. Row Z-llutzinger. Roe. Thorpe, L'lu'iszensou. Hale. Athletic Board OFlflCERS President .,......,. e Yice-President .,... Secretary ..... Treasurer The Athletic Board is for the purpose of superintending and managing all ath- letic concerns in our high school. lt en- deavors to create an interest in athletics which will benefit the entire school. The principal, the coaches and captains of the school sports. the G. A. A. advisor and president are all automatically on the Board, lloweyer, each year the student body elects four students who complete the Board, The president is elected by the student body: then the other mem- bers elect the three remaining officers. lt is also our duty to co-operate in de- termining who have fulfilled the require- ments for earning the letter S. This year we haye introduced a new system of inter-class basketball. ln or- der to eliminate the old feeling of enmity between the second team and first team Dorothy H atzinger .,,,,,Elizabeth llrotning ...,,.Harriet Hale ,,,,.,,,,Ulaf Roe of the various classes, we have put the teams on an equal basis for the trophies which are awarded to the class repre- sented by the boys' and girls' teams with the highest percentage. 'lihe Senior boys and the Senior girls won the trophy in their respective leagues. Another interesting enterprise staged by the board was an interclass skating tournament, which uncovered a crop of young skaters with a great deal of natural ability. NVith the support of the student body and the enthusiastic backing of our townspeople, we have succeeded in bringing an unusually successful finan- cial year to our school. page forty-nine 'ss S Football Staff The football team had a successful sea- son, despite having lost several main- stays from the previous year's team. Coach VVilke, ably assisted by Ray My' rick, turned out a team made largely of green men that came through the season with very creditable showing. 'fEarl" and f'Ray" showed their superior coach' ing ability by developing players out of such men as Alf Christenson, Harold Christianson, lngolf Turmo, and Harold Thorpe, who had no real previous ex- perience. Rain or shine, these men were out there with the boys, giving their best to make a good team out of them, and succeeding. The practice sessions were long and hard. sometimes in two or three inches of mud. and sometimes on the cement-like dried mud of the Ath- letic field. but the boys came out every night and practiced faithfully. Another big factor in the success of our team this year was the line work of Malcolm Stogdill as manager. Malcolm was faced with the difficult job of filling the shoes of the capable Randecker twins, but he accomplished the job in a manner which would do anyone credit. Garfield Thorpe, chosen captain of the team last spring, lived up to all hopes and expectations and provided the spirit and light that every good captain must be able to instill in his team-mates. One more thing we can't forget is the splendid work of the Athletic Board in taking care of the financial burdens of the team. The greater share of the credit belongs to the business manager, Olaf Roe, who did the most work and worry and carried the most responsibility. page fifty l Row 1-Mr. XYilke. Ness. Halverson. Rassninsson. Swenson Schuster. Mr. My rick. Row 2-Schuster. Scott, Atkinson, Cliristenson, Mgr, Stngdill. 1 RM- .1-rat-erm, l'urnio. ,tum-, H, 'lm-flle, chfasm.S.,.i, mexmim. sumti.,-. l Row 4-.Xss't Mgr, mr, Onsrud. o. 'ri-fifpe, ,xnfimrm , carrier Football Squad The football season was a very success- ful one both from the standpoint of games won and lost. and from the standpoint of the spirit and good feeling which pre- vailed on the squad all season. The team came through with three wins, two loses, and a tie, to hnish in third place in the new conference, the Southern VVisconsin Six, consisting of Stoughton, Edgerton, Monroe, VVatertown. University High, and Fort Atkinson. ln the Jefferson game, one of the two non-conference games of the season, the Purple warriors were at their best. going through Jeffer- son line and around their end at will, and winning by a score of 19 to 6. How- ever, it was in this game that Turmo in- jured his leg and left us with a hole to lill at his end for some time. Injuries were frequent occurrences and handicap- ped the team badly. Sundby received an internal injury in the Fort Atkinson game and was out for several games. "Bobby" liverson hurt his hip and Alf his knee in practice sessions, while John McKer- cher hurt his hand in the game. Had it not been for these injuries, Stoughton probably would have stood still higher in the list. Captain "liar" Thorpe. playing his last year of high school football. led the team well and kept up their spirit and fight. The burdens of the captaincy did not lower the standard of his personal play- ing, for brilliant snatching of the ball from all parts of the zone on aerials still remained a mystery to opposing teams. and his low tackling was a thing to XVOH- der at. "Gar" finished his football career in a blaze of glory. Regretting his loss as we do, neverthe- less, we feel that Captain-Elect "Greg, Anderson can Fill his place and lead next year's team through. we hope. a still bet- ter season. Prospects for the team next year are bright, since there will be left seven letter men-Turmo. Ausse, Mc- Kercher, Harold Thorpe, johnson, Sund- by, and Anderson, together with lots of promising new material and numeral ITICTI. page Mty-one T, page Football Robert Everson--Fullback Bob was another valuable man to have in reserve. He was a good passer and blocker and carried the ball like a professional. When Sundby was laid up, Bob stepped in- to his shoes and proved his worth. Boris Schuster-Tackle "Budda" was another green man, but his everlasting light and spirit made him a re- spected and a feared opponent to all the op- posing men, Backs and ends steered clear of his iierue tackling and blocking. Orlin Ausse-Tackle .Niiother very important cog in the ma- chine built up by VVilke was Ausse. Ausse's natural ability. aided by his 180 pounds of muscle, enabled him to open holes for the backiield men in almost any line. Harold Christianson-Center This year was "I-lella's" first year to re- port for football, but VVilke discovered in him a center of the first water. His steady passing and hard hitting defensive game kept the backheld from worrying about his end of the game. Frank Currier-Quarterback The responsible position of quarterback was held by Frank Currier, a heady Held general with an eye for weak spots in other teams. He also proved a good ball carrier in his numerous and unexpected quarter- back sneaks. Alf Christensen-Guard f'Christy" playing his first active year of football, showed all the other teams some' thing new in speed, both on offense and de- fense. As a blocking interference man, he had no superior in the league, and was se- lected li 'en. for a berth on the All-Conference tifty-two Football Gregory Anderson-Halfback The king pin of the offense, 'fGreg's" dazzling speed and wonderful side-stepping simply couldn't he equaled. "Give Greg the hall l" became the slogan of the rooters. His extraordinary ahility gave him a place on the All-Conference Team also, giving Stoughton two representatives on the myth- ical eleven. Ingolf Turmo-End "lug" developed into a wonderful defen- sive end this year. The way he threw him- self into the opposing interference men was a sight worth seeing. An injury to his knee incapacitated him to some extent during the latter part of the season, and he was sorely missed. john McKercher-Guard -Iohnnie fulfilled expectations and came through in great shape this year. He was a hard-hitting forward wall man with plen- ty of fight and "guts" Scotch, as his name suggests, he lived up to his nationality's reputation, and refused to "give" an inch. Olaf Sundby-Halfback "Ole" is another man with a couple of years of playing ahead of him. His speed and snakiness enabled him to dash through the line continually for good gains until an internal injury put him out of the game for some time and bothered him all season. Donald johnson-Halfback "Don," alternating at half and end, proved a valuable utility man in either position, filling the end position, left empty by Tur- mo when "Ing" was injured, in a very satis- factory manner and performing well in the back-held also. Harold Thorpe-Fullback Another green man, Thorpe, proved him- self worthy of his name, which is synonym- ous with "athletic ability." His accurate passing and kicking provided something to fall hack on in time of need. The coaches can he thankful they have a man like him remaining for three more years. page fifty-three Football Games Lake Mills ln the first game of the season between the two agefold rivals a score of 13-6 re- sulted in a game featured primarily by fumbles and penalties by the proteges of Coaches Vvilke and Myrick. The locals reeled ofif a yardage game from the line of scrimmage nearing 400 yards, and com- pleted 7 passes, In short, it was a lop- sided affair. Fort Atkinson The next Saturday the Purple and XYhite waved bravely over the field of Fort Atkinson while her staunch sons battled fiercely to overcome a pair of obstacles in the form of the Fort men and misfortune. ln yardage gain and all around form those from the banks of the Yahara excelled. The score seems to show otherwise, ending in a l3-6 defeat, Wisconsin High The following week-end the VYilke men crashed through, to the Badger preps grief, to the tune of 13-0. Wiisconsin High started out in a grand manner, but they soon lost their importance, the last half being a series of retreats toward their own goal, however, the score, de- spite that, remained close, since the Bad- gers became desperate on several occa- sions. Monroe The following Saturday the giant, but hitherto unsuccessful team from Monroe, battled with Stoughton to a dead-lock. Assault after assault was launched and repulsed in succession by each machine. The Stoughton forward wall functioned smoothly and the back-field was its stel- lar self, but it had no effect whatever on the inspired cheesemen and the game ended in a 7-7 tie. Jefferson A hapless team carrying the hopes of jefferson met the attack of a purple team out for vengeance. The baffled enemy were at the short end of l9-6 marker after the fury had spent itself. "Greg" Anderson continued his unprecedented ball-toting with the aid of the rest of the agile and hard-hitting backs. Edgerton After two weeks' rest the NYilkemen met Edgerton in the Homecoming game. Feeling and confidence ran high before the game. XYe were sure that the age-old lndian sign which Edgerton has held over Stoughton teams so many years would be broken, but VYallmow and R. Miller of the Trailers deemed it otherwise. The Stoughtonites were way oft form, and the game ended with Stoughton on the short end of a l3-O score. page nftyvfonr . 1 0 aan, rail-mlm, lyme. caafii ily,-me ie nson cm-I-at-f. '1ih.if,w. wa. .xiki.iw.i Basketball The cagers, with only one letterman from last years live, had a comparatively poor sea' son. The unexperienced players could not stand the stern competition furnished hy the more experienced opposition. Our fellows played an admirahle game for a certain inter- xal, then hecame more or less "lagged out" as a result of being forced to their utmost limits in tighting the length of the game against the gigantic hasketeers that predominated the other schools. Although of smaller stature than their nature-favored opponents, their "grit" was unparalleled. and the game was never in the bag until the final whistle. Moreover, Madamoiselle Destiny was ever cool to them. Coach Rlyrick again proved his unexcelled ahility in imparting the technique of the cage game to an outtit handicapped in size and ex- perience. The lioys' faith in Mr. Nlyrick, lmoth as a coach and as a man, was unsurpassed. "Vic" Falk as manager was an inspiration to the teain. He was always on hand to help the hoys when in the slightest dilificulty. His eternal cheerfulness was contagious. The prospects for a successful team next year appear bright. Four lettermen are re- turning hesides four other promising warriors out for their tirst taste of hlood. page lifty-five -ir-X-f' , " Basketball Garfield Thorpe-Center Captain "Gar Thorpe played a smashing. brilliant game throughout the entire season. l-lis only rival in hrilliancy at the pivot posi- tion in the circuit was "Stretch" Scharfen herg, 6 ft, 3 in., who surpassed him only in reach. Frank Currier-Forward Currier was a very hrilliant floornian dura in the last season, being most elusive for the opposition to cover. Stoughton High laments the loss of this forward through graduation. Herman Gjestson-Forward "I-lansy" Gjestson played havoc with the enemy who always feared his deadly eye and flashing activities near their net. He was a colorful personality who was always "on" when the going was toughest. An- other forward, he also graduates. Ralph Atkinson-Guard "Raf" Atkinson was the stellar guard who broke up many of the pet plays of the op- ponents. He kept the Purple players in many a game by his defensive aggressive- ness. He is also a senior. Howard jones--Forward jones, with his extremely business-like hands, kept the opposition in desperate straits in trying to keep said hands from encircling the much coveted sphere, since they knew his accuracy. Stoughton claims him for two more years. Peter Vea-Guard "Pete" was a cyclone of activity during the last season, His fine work was an un- equalled asset, combining an intense energy and unerring accuracy. He is a Junior, who will he even greater next year. page fifty-six Basketball Games Stoughton-18 Wisconsin High-24 Stoughton met XN'isconsin High in the hrst basketball game of the new South Central League. This proved to be a closely contested game: the decision was rendered only in the last few minutes to the llreps of Madison. Stoughton-23 Evansville-13 The next game, a non-league atlair, ended in the Vikings' running ronghshod over the valiant Evansville team by a sat- isfactory score of 23 to ld. The oppon- ents received most of their points via the free throw route. Stoughton-6 Fort Atkinson-15 This was an otl game for both teams. but more so for Stoughton, Both teams relied most on defensive measures, but Stoughton couldn't connect satisfactorily on their long shots. Stoughton-12 Fort Atkinson-25 ln a return game between the two teams a better showing was made by both, but the sphere refused to connect with the hoop defended by the rivals of the Klyrick-men. Stoughton-16 Watertown-22 The next Friday Stoughton and XYater- town lligli came together to decide which should occupy the cellar for the present, The huge Sweitzers had an exeeptional night, but barely won the tilt. Stoughton-18 Evansville-8 ln the return tilt with livansville the local basketeers for a change met a team of their own size in physical build, but not in basketball technique. since they gained a victory to the tune of lg to 8. Stoughton-16 Edgerton-32 This game was all "Stretch" Scharfen- berg. the giant center of Edgerton. lle page titty over lowered and over-ran the rest ofthe players of both teams. llowever, Stough- ton put up a game tight as usual against overwhelming odds. Stoughton-13 Monroe-16 The game of basketball with the Klon- roe gallants resembled that of the toot- ball game, being an extremely hard fought atlair. The gameness and persist- ence oi our boys was remarkable, how- ever. Stcughtcn-17 Wisconsin High-25 "l'neasy rests the head on which lies the crown." Captain Thorpe proved this to the prospeetixe ehampions of the cir- cuit in the thrilling last lO minutes when he gained lZ points before the flash of the gun. Stoughton-15 Edgerton-17 lhis the Nlyrickmen lost, due to the free throwing ability ot' their bitterest rivals, lidgerton, who won the margin of vietory by their live gift shots, Stoughton proving superior otherwise. Stoughton-15 Monroe-19 The return game with Monroe was one which Stoughton was determined to win, but destiny decided it otherwise. since tive seconds before "tinis" two baskets ot the enemy slid through the netting. Elimination Game To determine which school should be represented at the Yvhitewater Tourna- ment, Stoughton and XYhitewater fought it out at XYhitewater in what was essen- tially a defensively played game by both, The score was ll to 3 in favor of XYhite- water. -seven Keir., , Q I kid: P' ' ,L li -wf' A Y -S' vu an W K .1 i D77 5 -L - wwf, f up -if .4 1 Q, fs?-'f S 1 4gY?nr"'Xy 5' I fi Q rg wx - Alf 55" ' y F Lf' wi' W ,, UL . ' fi ,t A ee 5 , 'H W t K JA' mf J PM Alfa yilff. If I 'A " I I' t 5 Ev'E?rl 'f -f ' K, M , lf' xfg, , 1 eett eeen f e , ,ff 5-QA? If 'L T. N 5254 ,W -Q ff M li Y NUM Stoughton, with its river and lake induce- ments, was greatly benefited by the Yahara excursion boats. ' page fifty-eight I n ll The Legislature of the State, at its annual session, held in the winter of 1867-68, passed an act incorporating the village and giving a charter under which the First election was held in April, 1868, creating the First town board. if I K NNN. , 1 .Ni :N R: x lx 1 Q ,--J.-.-.vax X. 1 it "6-'ES K X .xx Xxxx f 1 It ' I ' 1:7 if 4 1 1 if , 4 Q IQ I b f f V I :Q , A ff' X' ,A 5 I, fy ' , 1, ,f 4 , I M4711 fi Q A . V! X Q XM f Vyfiyx, ff xii 'ff Q Nx YY ff' M l I Ron 1-Al. llalc. Klaesson. Cliristenson, Romnes, Mr. Falk, lalrson, Howl--Kll'l1y. l.lndrud. llc Hale. Hatziuger, Unsrud. Smith. Student Council i Ol7l"lt'lERS l resident ,,,,,,,,,, Yice- l 'resident ..A.,,,,, Secretary-'I'reasurer 'lihe inain purpose of Student Council is to give some voice to the student hody ln plans ot improvenient for our school. 'l'he Council itself represents each of our classes and every extra-curricular activity. Those xvho make up the Council are: the presidents of their respective classes, a representative of each outside activity, the captains of the season's sport, the cheer leader, and the advisor, l'rincipal lfallc. Hihenever our president, lljarne lion!- nes, hnds it necessary to call a meeting xve conie together. XYe usually talk ahout soine prohlein that enters into the school or decide on some improvement on the present Financial system. From Rlr. l7alk's suggestion that xve ivork out a plan for asseinhly which xvoulrl he inore to the interest of the stu- ,,,,,,Bjarnc Roinnes .,...lClsie Onsrud Harriet Hale dents vve tried a plan of hiring' a man who makes his living traveling from liigh school to high school to coine here and perforin. ln this case he happened to he a musician. A crovvd ol over six hun- dred students enjoyed this very fascinat- ing program, hut hecause of the lack oi financial cosoperation from the students we were ohliged to give up this plan of assenihly entertainment. Hur council is the hody vvhich linances the llehate work and the Oratory and lleclainatory Contest. XYe feel these are hoth exceedingly vvorth vvhile. To raise money for this purpose, we put on a henelit inovie at the Badger 'l'heater. Blarch 25th, through the cour- tesy of Klr. iiuelson. 'lihe inain feature xvas the "Dress l'arade." The enterprise xvas a luig success financially. page Mtyenine in , Editor in-Chief .,,,...,,, ,,,,, , -Xlf Christenson Business Nlanagei A,,,....,.... lijarne Romnes Artist ,,,,,,,,,,..,.,,,,,,....,,.... Donald Gnllickson Senior liditoi -.,,,,,,,,,,, ,,, ,,.Klz1ry lijoin Organization Editor, ,,..,,,,,,,, Harriet Hale Sports Editor '.,..,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Philip Klaesson Asst. Sports Editor ,,,,,,,.,,i. Clarence Yttre H . U S Q E .iiA Sljorothy :Xnderson 011013.15 ec. d. IMHW Hale Occasions Section Ed .,,,,,, Harriet Larsen Calendar Editor ,,,...,, ,....,.... I Trank Currier Snapshot Editors .,,,.,.. junior Editor ,,,,,. Sophoniore Editor ,,,,,,,,,, lireslnnan Editor, Stenographers ,,,,, ,Nclvisor .,...,. page sixty Sfllaf Roe ?Malcolni Stogdill ,,,...,,,,.,,l'cle1' Yen ,, M ildred Unsrud ,,,..,,,,....,Iean H edemark fl.eolvelle Hagen Florence Rowe Bernetta Dahl ,,,,,,,,IXliss VVilliains The publication of the year book of Stoughton High School, The Yahara. is the greatest activity of the school year. The seemingly endless days of waiting' are brought to a thrilling climax when the date of distribution arrives. Needless to say, much is expected of this four- teenth volume of the Yahara and the stali' sincerely hopes that this book gives a fairly accurate conception of the calibre of our high school. No student realizes the tremendous amount of work involved in the publica- tion of an annual-and certainly a suc- cessful one. Stoughton Highfespevially the Senior class of '29-cannot give too much praise to our staff and Bliss Helen May vvllllilllli our very capable and will- ing advisor. A-Xu annual cannot be Created by two or three alone. No one is aware of that fact more than an Editor and Business Manager, and with this in mind we, :Xlf Christenson and Bjarne Romnes. wish to thank our entire staff, Miss XYil- liams, and the student body for their splendid and whole-hearted cooperation in publishing this Yahara of 1929. prigr sixty-one 'X Row 1-AI. lljerlce, A. Snndt. Lemon, Oppen, llzillnnger, Tholo, Augustine. Lee. Rnw2-H. Bjerke. Peters, Amundson. Rnstzid. lirytteuholm, Haugen, Leslie, Gulbrandson, E. Paulson, Miss Hulsethcr. Row 5-Logan. Vca, Romnies. T. Olson, Testal, Hedemiirk, Alme, Stock- stad, Reinstarl, L. Christiziiison, M. Haugen. Row-1-lloel, Klonglund. Gillette, li. Lund, XN'ingr-r, Lindernd, Smith, If-nsdalil, l'. Sundt. G. llanscn. Girl Reserves OFFICERS President ....,,..,,,,,, Vice-l'resident ,,,,,, Secretary ,.,., ,,,, Treasu rer ,,,,, The Girl Reserves is an organization for the benefit of girls. VVe have a code that all members must try to obey in order to be loyal to the Girl Reserve, which is as follows: Gracious in manner lmpartial in judgment Ready for service Loyal to friends. Reaching' toward the best Earnest in purpose. Seeing the beautiful, Eager for knowledge. Reverent to God. Victorious over self. Ever dependable Sincere at all times. The Girl Reserves have held their meetings in school under the direction of Mrs, Sundt and Mrs. Wilson, and the ..............Bernice Smith .mlleulali Gryttenholm .......Edna Kaupanger ..,...Esther Augustine Misses Hulsther, Mealaas, Leach, and Haven. Last fall the Lipper classmen of the Reserves entertained the Freshmen Re- serves to a weiner roast. lt was held at .-Xaker's VVoods. To take care of finances we have sold candy at the junior Class Play, and sold tickets for the Legion, who held three performances at the auditorium. VVe made quite a sum of money. February 27, 1929, the Reserves held a banquet at the First Lutheran Church, which the tended. Wie have been working this year in the way of experiment to find out what we really want. Although we have not yet accomplished what we are aiming for, we some day hope to make this organiza- tion successful. mothers and daughters at- page sixty-two Ron l-R. llzinsen. lf. Uusrud. firing, Xygzircl. lf, llilnsen. -lciison. Aal- setll, Hartz. 1i1ii'i':ngl1s. frlddlc, Aslver. Rice. A i iet.vvvg-xml, kmifsim. .vias-. ramen. Aims, xmtini...xlfitm-i..ut1. M. l Onsrud, Teisberg, Nelson, Lolvkcn. llermzinsfm. built. Xl. lfosdulll. Row 3-G. johnson. E. Gordon. Stensvad. A. Paulson. Larson. AA. Nelson. M. Quzim, A. Stockslad, X. lfhle, S:-axnovison, li. Slncksifid. 5crertsol1. B. l'lalve'rson, Synder. Miss Leitch. - Row -l-ll. Aslackson, Grindv. l,f'uthi, Kzulpaiigcr, Henning. lfcllailfl, Al. ,lohnson. fznrpc-lilx'i', Kviinviclc, llrxilvulzl, llovc. llzirrii-il, Xascnd. Szuiflsnmrlx. Run 5-I.. ,lx-nson, Nelson, Logan. Criddlr. Walling. A. llou-. R. Smith, Xicliolzis. M. Kvallieini, Stavcn. A. lihle. B. Ifosdzilil. Dahl, Girl Reserves CJlflflL'liRS llresident ........,... ,,,..,.,..........,.... ........... l ' .lsie flnsrud Yice-llresident ..... Secretary ........... 'l'reasurc 1' .... This club is a xlunior division of the Y. XY. C. A. Although only in its second year of existence, this club, under the supervision of Miss Leach. has become an active organization in High School. This year the club has been divided into two parts-a junior and Senior club. The members of the junior club consist of most of the Freshman girls, who next year will certainly be lit to become Sen- ior members. The Senior club was under the supervision of Bliss Haven. VVhen new members are taken in. any high school girl may become a member if she wishes to live up to the purpose of the club. The club has done a number of things to make itself known. When the wen' ther was at its best, a sleigh ride party .mllorotliy Carpenter . .. .Adelinc lloxc .. .Alildrcd Klnsrud was held. Hot lunch was serv ed by the town board who have done much to make the club a success, To help bring out the school spirit, members of the Girl Reserves made poms poms of the school colors. These were sold at the football games, and sureli made a big hit. Un the twenty-seventh of lfebruary the Annual Mother and Daughter Banquet was held. A very interesting nrograin was given in the presence of about two hundred and twenty-tive mothers and daughters. As each day goes bv. the purpose of the Girl Reserves is becoming more firmly planted in the hearts of high school girls. page sixty-three -x Howl-f-Everson, Slbzinner, Ness. Chapin.. Turinn. Tliornc. Christenson. Mr. .Xnclt-rson. Ron 2-Roinnes. Onsrnfl. johnson. Yea, Olson, jnncs. Anilerson, Gje-slson. Row 3-Roe. Palmer, Scott, Klacsson. Cliristenson, laloltan, Stogrlill, Falls. Hi-Y Ulf FICE RS ldresident .,..,,,,,,,,, Yice-President ,,,,, Secretary ,,,,,,,,. Treasurer ,,,.. The Hi-Y Club continued its existence with a good year. :Xlthough we lost our old advisor, Mr. Nelson, we found an able and welleliked successor in Mr. Andersen. The Hi-Y Club is maintained for the purpose of extending high standards of Christian character throughout the school and community. Although we don't pre- tend to be perfect, or even expect to ever be, we think that we have clone quite a bit in upholding this platform. Perhaps the high spot of our Hi-Y year was on February 23-24. On this weekend the Dane County Older Boys' Conference was held in Stoughton at the Central Christ Church. Although wea- .....,Alf Christenson ......Nlalcolm Stogdill .....l'hilip Klaesson ....Robcrt l'aliner ther conditions were bad and roads worse, the conference had an attendance of about one hundred boys from various parts of the county. The conference was very interesting, its best points being the talks given by Mr. Roberts, of New York. a man high up in the Y. M. C. .-X. work. Of course, all our meetings are not en- tirely serious, as we still hold to the old rule of paddling all our tardy members. Then, too, during the year, the l-li-Y "slung" several parties, both "with and without." So, on the whole, we feel we can say that Hi4Y has justified its existence and we think it will continue to do so. page sixty-fnnr Ron I--ll. Larson. llzilxerson. lamg. Rowe. Anderson. Sl. llale, llanson, ,lnlsi-ilu. Xclson. Suzin. Townscnil. Miss johnson, lion!-'l'o1iy. llroining. M, llnsrud, Nl, llovc. lijoin. llrc-ni-r. On-u.n'il. lf. Onsruil, Kvalhciin, A. llove. Ron S -llarrierl. .Xal-zeih, C. Nelson, Midgard. llatninger, ll. Unsx-nil. llagen. M. Larson, H. Hale. Philomathia OFIHCERS President ..,..,..,,,, Yice-President .,,, Secretary ..,. 'lireasurer .,.. l'l1iloinatl1ia is a society for girls who have achieved high scholastic standings and are cager to keep up these standings. lie- ginning with the Sophomore year, any girl in high school is eligible to join providing she fulfills the latter requirement. Charac- ter and adaptability, as well as grades, are considered when new members are being voted upon. This old organization is one of the most esteemed societies in the high school and will continue to be as long as it lives up to its high standards, The purposes of the club are to increase the appreciation of beauty and art. and to come in closer con- tact with good literature. lloth the work and the social activities oi the club have been successful through- pnge sixt arriet Larson .......l,eobelle Hagen .....Henrietta Onsrud .mlflizabeth llrotniug' out the year. This year, for the lirst time, members of lylllltllllllilllfl. have re- ceived pins. Every two weeks the club has a meeting, and at these meetings the different :Xsiatic countries are discussed and studied. One book review is given at each meeting by one girl ofthe club. We were unable to have the Chrictmas Party that was planned, but a Sleigh-ride Party was held later on in the season. On March 16 llhilomathia held its annual farewell banquet to the Seniors. Everyone pres- ent enjoyed a splendid dinner followed by a theater party at Madison. XVe hope that future llhilomathia mem- bers will try to uphold its high standards as we have tried to do in the past. y-tive X, .,A. Row 1-Christensen, Snyder, Thnlo, Peterson. Augustine, Foss, Ulaman R. Hoff. Hanson, Gunsolus. Olson. Row 2'-Halverson, Erickson, Sundt, Moore. Oppen, XY. HMT, Ifnsrlzil. Row 3-Mrs. Thompson. H. Bjerke, Olson, Stoclcstarl, Linderud, Cryttenholm. M. Bjerke, Yea, Chris- tenson. Orvold, Moe, Gulbranson, Gander. Row4-lVlcC'artl1y, 'Ill1olo. Hellingcr, Smith, Rusturl. Rougan, Leslie, Alme. Romnes, I,nnil. Sundt, Klonglaml, .towi-l.:-ulhi. Slinilv, Vliailling, Reinstall. Yzxzulc, Snmlt, Klonglanil, Onsruml, Otteson. Ilede-mark, Teslal, Hoel. Home Economics OFFICERS Alderine Dersch President ,,,...,,....,,,, .. ......,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Secretary-Treasurer .... .,,,,, l Elsie Unsrufl The Home Ec. club is rather new in the extra-curricular activities, since this past year has been only the second year of its organization. However. despite its being new, it has met with great success and to all indications is one of the most active or- ganizations in Stoughton High School. lYe foster the spirit of friendship and therefore our motto is Friends. Our mem- bership is large, thus proving that many of the girls are anxious to become better ac- quainted with each other and to make new friends. Any girl in school is eligible for member- ship at the beginning of the school year. If a girl wishes to become a member during the year her application must be approved by the club as a whole before she is admitted. page Q ix The interest has not lessened year and a number of new been voted in several times. throughout the members have Xlic have had a number of past year which were greatly good times the enjoyed by all who attended them. At the beginning of the combining the members with year we conceived the idea of initiation ceremonial of new a hike to Lake Kegonsa. The breezes from the lake were rather chilly, so we found shelter in a nearby woods the so called "weiny roastsf' and had one ot The last meet- of a Halloween number attended pirates to black at this grotesque ing in October consisted costume party. A large and every costume from cats with tails was seen gathering. At Christmas another party was held and much excitement was thc result of the unique games played. ty-six Row 1-M, .vm-tilt-ii... snot. Quant. realty. mm, cfavifiif. st1.m.v..t.m Jensen, Ron 2--Xoung. lloclcing, R. Roberts, AlcL'ariliy. N. .Xsperliciur Ilzirrigus. M. lfosdal. A. Ifhlc, ll. lfosdal, Gordon. Row 3-Mrs. Tlioiupf-on, Martin, Alniaml. ,Klint-. Ifllien. Nexium. Jensen Hanson. Greig, X. Iilile, Stockstarl. Row 4-llolton. llarried. Hove, llermanson. Alseth. Dahl, lit-llaml.Saml+ mark. Yasenrl. Lund. O. Robert' Ron 5-Carpemer, Gronlid, Veiersuu. Urulrllc. llolius. Derscli, Kialliciiu Ousrud. llersch, Barry. Nicholls, Staveu. Home Economics OlfFlCERS Yice-l'resident .. .llartlia livallieini W lldvisor. .......... ..... K lrs, Tlnompson liven though we are a llome lic. club we have not done much toward the development of the domesticated arts, due to the ex- tremely large membership. Our main ob- jective has been to develop the spirit of friendliness and we feel we have been suc- cessful in our undertaking. The tirst part of each meeting is devoted to business. after which a program follows. The responsibility of the programs has been under the direction of a committee which was appointed at the beginning of the year. The chairman of this committee apportioned the responsibility for the program to a com- mittee composed of representatives from the four classes. The object of this was to arouse a spirit of competition between the members of the groups. with the result that each group tried to present a better pro- gram than the one given at the preced- ing meeting. The majority of these programs have con- sisted of impromptu entertainment provided by the members of the club, and some very excellent talent has been discovered by this method of entertainment. This year for the first time the members of the Home lic. club had the privilege of buying a pin showing that they are members of this club. After much discussion one standard pin was voted upon and now Cach member who wears one leels very proud of her possession. Much of the success of the organization has been due to the excellent advice and guidance which our advisor, Mrs. Thomp- son. has so generously given to us. I am sure the members ot the organization are all very grateful for the assistance she has given the past year. page sixty-sex 1 n Row I- Scott, 5lcKc-rclu-r. Tliorpu, Currier, Turmo. Skinner, Vclerson. Row 2--I'rens. Chapin. Onsrnrl, Schuster, Swenson, Quam. Berg. Bjormlalil. Rowl-Nieliols. Srogmlill, Yea, Chrisiianson, jones. Alolinson, G. Olson, H. Kmiy. Mm cms. Row-l-l'almer, l'4urtnc-ss, Lewis. Kr-L-gan. l,cc-lc, U, Cliapin, A, Olson. llnrc, Boys' Glee Club The Boys' Glee Club as an organization feels that it is a most successful aucl worthy group. livery member is vitally in- terested, and such a state of affairs is very conducive to big achievements. Vlie have Miss Gress to thank for whatever compli- ments we entertain, because she has put her whole heart and soul into her work this year and she is certainly deserving of hearty con- gratulations. Our play, "Purple Towers," through the combined efforts of both glee clubs, was a thorough success, both financially and as entertainment. Our practices were regular ancl well at- tenclecl. anfl the whole-heartecl cooperation macle them enjoyable and worth while. lllost of the members are back next year. and a banner year can be expectecl. Our quartette was dormant for the most part this year. but they practiced and got a little personal satisfaction out of it. Paul Skinner, our biggest "shot," rendered a solo before the assembly which was heartily ac- ceptecl. We also owe a token of gratitude to liyelyn Severson for her willing support as an accompanist. page sixty-eight Row 1-Mr. Xcitc-i'bl:tcl. L'hristenson. llansou. julseth. Uicklin. Bottom Rowfllnngen. K1-epzzin. Leek. Roang. Onsrunl, johnson High School Patrol The S. ll. S, Patrol was organized in the fall of l927. The Patrol has rendered two years of splendid service to the Athletic Association and to the various other school organization. For the second time in the sehool's his- tory, thc Athletic Association and other or- ganizations have closed thc season with a substantial sum of money in their treas- uries. Although there have been a number of reasons for this profit, a large share of the credit must go to the Boys' Patrol. The l'atrol of l9.23f.Z9 consisted of ll members. lt had for its motto, Hlfverybody Pays," and steadfastly proceeded to collect from all spectators at all -Xthletic events and other school doings. The task these boys undertook was not an easy one, at times their work was far from pleasant. lt re- quired courtesy, tact, courage. and deter- mination. The Patrol met its responsibilities in such a splendid fashion as to win the re- spect and admiration of all who attended the High School games and programs. page sixty nine Row 1-Anderson, M. Hale, Tony, Drotning, Aslackson, Gordon, Lumle, Nordlie, Kvalheim, Roxv2-Malecke, Swan. ll. Larson, L. Thomas, Hatzinger, D, Larson, Hermanson, Halverson, Miss Cooke. Row 3-Gronlid, Skarness, Hove, Johnson, Olson, Bjoin, Rowe, Onsgard, Ellick son, 11. Hale. Row 4-VValling, Criddle, L, Thomas, Kvalhvim, Hagen, Onsrud, Midgard. Brewer. G. A. A. OFFICERS President ............ ...,,, H arriet Hale Yiee-President ,..,...........,,,,.. ...... D oris Larson Secretary and Treasurer. The main purpose of the Girls' Athletic Association is to develop greater interest in athletics among the girls ot our high school, and to give them a true spirit of sportsmanship. Any girl is eligible for membership when she has fulfilled certain requirement. She must earn one hundred points. This can easily be done in various ways. She may receive twenty-live points for sixteen hours of swimming, or skating. or sliding, or any other sport, whether outdoor or indoor. She may also receive one point a mile for hiking. Each girl must earn at least twentyffive points each semester in order to remain in the club, XYhen she has earned three hun- dred points she may wear a G. A. A. pin. . ,... ,,... A Iarion Hove b earned six hun- dred points is entitled to a letter US." This is the height of every girl's ambition and she works with greater zeal and earnestness to obtain it. llach Senior ffirl who has This year, basketball teams have been or- ganized aud have created much interest and rivalry between classes. The team winning the most games of the twelve played is awarded a trophy. Each class is divided into A and Ii teams and both count equally as much. The Club has been very active this year under the supervision of Miss Cook. We have many new members and all the girls seem to be attaining the things the club wishes to give to them. page seventy Row 1--Gillette, Harrieil. llrotning. Tony. llellickson. IJ. .Xndcrson, M. Hale. XY. Jenson. Slocksiad. Row Z-Halverson. ll. Hale, C. Olson. lloeking. Hanson. Lzingcino. ll. Larson. V. Brewer. M. Nlidgzird, A. Nelson, ll. Julsetli, H. Onsruil. Row3-I'. Seamonson. Ylivisaker. Anderson. Kvanvick. ,lohnsun. Tliolo. R. Haugen, Miss Gress, Row 4-Hagen, Kvallieim, ll. Kvalheim, R, Nlzileclve. AI. llovc. llratvnl-l, lhoin, Rowe. Rustarl. L3 I A... Girls' Glee Club O'lflflCERS President .........., ..,.................,.. ,....,,,..... 3 I ary Hale Yice-President ..,.............,. ...., C hristine Jenson Secretary and Treasurer .... .,.., H azel Bratvold The Stoughton High School Girl's Glee Club is composed of fifty-four girls selected by competitive try-outs. Fourteen new members were taken in this year. the bal- ance being carried over from last year. lt aims to promote the highest interests of girls' ensemble singingg and to create and spread an appreciation of good music, The Glee Club took part in assembly pro- grams with spirited ensemble singing, lie! fore the lidgerton football game a group oi the tilee Club gave a little play imitating the Stoughton football team before a game. On March twenty-second the operetta, "Purple Towers," was given by the com- bined Girls' and Boys' Glee Clubs. The operetta was a distinct success and a great deal of time was spent to make it so by the boys and girls under the diligent and patient supervision of lvliss Kiress. The Girls' Cilee Club was requested to take part in many entertainments. The first event was the Mothers and Daughters Ban- quet given bv the Girl Reserves. The Glee Club sang "NYake Bliss Lindy" and "XVhen Through the Night." The sextette finished the program with the beautiful selection, "Mother of Kline." ln the spring a concert was given by the tiirls' tilee Club, assisted by the orchestra. The last event of the year for the Lilce Club was the liaccalaureat services given in one of the churches. The Girls' Sextette was reorganized this year and the new members are: Pearl Seamonson. Christine Jensen, Mary lijoin. listher Stokstad. ,lean Hedemark. Katharine llalvorson. page scvr-my 'One Row l-B. Hansen, Swenson. R. Chapin, J. McKercl1er, B. Schuster. Row 2-Miss Gross, Berg, Hoel, Pliner, H. Jones, l', Yea, ,Xlclerinc Dersch, Ardith Dersch, H, Severson, F, Henderson, Row 3-R, Everson, K, Halvorson, FI. Garrigus, A, Nelson, Peterson Young, Sanncs, Hoff, Row4iCullem. Slcnsaus. Gilchrist, Heal:-inark, Kziupzinger, Malone. Orchestra OFFICERS President .... Librarian ,.i. Director ,,,,. The orchestra was reorganized last year. and under the competent direction of Miss Gress, has improved greatly since that time. She has spared no amount of pains to make it what it is now. The orchestra practices only once a week, the performances are really commendable. There is much sentiment to the effect that orchestra should be made a regular school subject. "Other schools do it, so why shouldn't we P" Such an action would un- doubtedly improve this organization a great deal. The orchestra furnishes entertainment for class plays, glee club plays, and other pro- grams. This spring it gave a concert in collaboration with the Girls' Glee Club. .....,.l-loward Severson ..........Howard Jones .,......,.Miss Gress Last fall Stoughton High School sent four orchestra members to the All-State High School.Orchestra at Milwaukee. This or- ganization, functioning annually, was a two hundred and fifty piece symphony under the direction of Prof, E. B. Gordon of the Uni- versity of XVisconsin, It played for the State Teachers' Convention and broadcasted its programl. Membership to this organi- zation should be, and will be. something to strive for in the future. Perhaps the greatest function of the school orchestra is what it does for its members. The orchestra makes them capable sight readers, teaches them simple harmonies. teaches them ensemble playing, and, best of all, teaches them to appreciate the better type of music. page seventystwn Ruwl -kltlderelier, li. Schuster. Rnsilliissmi, M, Xen. l'. Yugi. C. Berg. K. Llixipun. ll. llzmseu. new 2-swciwm. 1f1.11q. ifjt-lem. I llenclerson. .:nrsm1. XYz1rrc11 llirrtness, lijmwlzllil, liuw.l-Skl11x1ex', liversmx, Gulliclcsrux. B. jnlinsuu, llut-l, R-1l1e1'rs4111, llove. Cl1risti:u1su11, Rmv4--I'eler-nn. ll, Scversnn, l'l ,lmu-s. ,Xr4litl1 llersrll. ine-1, Nylmgm-11. ,Xldi-rine ll.-1-si-I1, ll. Band Olflfl l,l'C'SlClCllt ,,,,,,,,,,, gg2llZll't6l'l1l?lhTCl' ..,. llireetcmr. ,..,,,, , 'llhe llllllll has made very gcmcl progress this year under the zlhle leadersliip of Mr. Miers of VYhitewater. Mr. Miers is also director of tl1e XYhite- water. l.z1lce Mills, Milton Lfiiion. and nther hands. lle plays in some very high class hands with his "gilt- edg'ed" curnet. We hoped he llllgllt give the High Sclmul a few snlns i11 order that they inight hear Z1 great player. Mr, 'lLJllIl5lJll, our lust yezu"s 1li1'ectn1'. left ratheru11ex1mectedly,l1uttl1el1au1dl1z14 now attained El higher level than they have ever heen hefore. The hand gave quite Z1 tew concerts in asseinhlv which were enjoyed hy all. Howard geverson is ai pretty gmail conductor, only he hlushes ton lnueh. For that matter, so is "Bulb" liversun. Letters were given to the nienihers whn attended the meetings regularly. We ridge -at-v C li RS ,,,,,,,,l,Zllll Skinner ,,,,Rul1ert lf:YC1'S0ll WM1. Miers feel that this is Il very gmmfl thing' he- canse it helps prevent 2llbS6l'lC6S. Personnel Cornets -A kluhn Meliercher. Nornuui Nyhagen. Orrin Swenson, ClzLyl1cJr11 XYarren, Lowell l.Zll'SUll. llurrull Hzuisun, ,llI'U1IllDU1lGS-l'l4JXVZll'tl vlunes, :Xlderine llersch, Edwin lflnve. Huwzlrcl linhert- son. lgZIl'llLll1CSfRlZllllCXY Yen. lleter Yen, lizlsses-Katy t'l1z1pi11. L'liti'u1'cl liergl .Xltus -- lfred R2l.SlllllSSt'1l. .X rd i t li lJl:2l'SL'll, Oscar t'l11'isti:111so11, Mervin Bertness. SZl.X2llJllO1lE'S-rlgUl'lS Scluister, Yietnr Falk. CllariiietsfHoward Sex erson, lloward Pliner, Orrin Huel. l,tJll?1lKl 'Ic11'gensc111, Roswald fllllllCliSlJIl, Llernell 'lUl1l1SOll. Dl'llIllS'ljZllll Skinner. linhert liver- srm, lJl1'tlClU1"hl1'. Miers. t-my thru-P Row l-Hougan, Paulsen, Julsetli, llanson, Mr. VVilke. Row Z-Onsrucl, Kenyson, Johnson, Stravalson, Row 3-Hoover, Silvertson, Quain, Thorson. Agriculture OFFICERS President ,,,,,,..,,,,... Yice-President ,.,..,,,.,,,, Secretary-Treasurer ,,,,., Advisor ,,,..,................. The Agriculture Club was formed a year ago for the purpose of giving its members a few practical suggestions on becoming better farmers. Under the leadership of Mr. VVilke, our advisor, our meetings have been very in- teresting as well as enjoyable. With the aid of moving pictures and data gathered by members we have been able to under- stand the why and how of cows, hogs, and also corn, barley, and other crops which are familiar in this locality. All of the members would readily pass as first rate farmers. Our meetings have been liberally con- tributed to from the fertile brain of t'RaffU Atkinson, who, by the way, is considered an authority on all farm sub- jects except the line art of milking cows. This year we decided to restrict our ,,.,,,,Henry Hansen .....Stanley Sivertson .......Lyle Hougan .r.,.,,,M1'. VVilke club membership to those boys who were residents of rural communities. Having a practical background as we have, the discussions naturally have a better mean- ing. "Stub" Hoover, the half-pint farmer, enjoyed his initiation to the fullest ex- tent-and will not mention the details. Farming has rapidly risen in the minds of American people and therefore one of our main objectives is to increase the interest in farming. However, it hasn't been all seriousness in our club. After a little digging around for money, mostly out of our own pockets, we put on a hot party. VVith this chief purpose of the club in mind, we hope that future members of the "Ag" Club will have as much of a success as we have. page seventy-four '- ' , a a. t Houounv i Ax U. 1 1' i X ? 1 1 i 2 T - w 5 i i JZAHR.. , rn, , X it 'EYE I:::2:.f?iH""' 'fin m iii ' " '7 ""'4 'f1Tn::.,. S W f-Mlil.14g 2il !:5ifi?E115Iif' f f lm 1 ,pi H1 II '-5-' '-U-W' UQ --?-.T- fi N. T' '-H -aq- -2- , - ,et X .- www -. ,. " ,,f..-1 , -Ifsw 7? is "' X. fa ..- unit ,.,Z',,,,'w? si T:-.34-5--as - W. .. 'sr-H The year 1870 brought with it the increasing importance of the village as a manufacturing center. The Mandt Wagon Works, established by T. G. Mandt in 1865. was at this time famous throughout the North- west for its high quality of farm implements. 7 r .1 s. -il' 1 xlkf, J f ' LQ f f' ,f ' L lx if v . AJ yx 'X 2:1 cr x x sf x 1 ' -, x s J, f ,gs xv, . 7 Y. Y 1-" 1 f ff , I I X 1 ., z !,ff ' x I 'Sill j Kb!! N - I -any Y f, A Iiji, , --W X2 zfggfsx-. J XR if x 1 Hin 3 , 4' 1 VX A . L .,.q, , -. .I ll fit I 1 if Ji .A QW: ZX is-in X I i ..g.fAlf4:" 1 fix X!! SQ 5 ff LR Q.. Q. YH' Q if S A' fy i s- ' 9 7 4' , 1 ' Y - ff, . 1 . i L -Rf, it -'L Ni Legion Award No lllCl'lll7C1' of the l929 Q K A . ., oi' tic :Xmerican Legion Medal of Honor on the usual basis of a minimum of tive hundred athletic points and live hundred scholastic points, Howcx'ei', the lixccn- tive Committee of the Legion decided that the medal should he an'zu'cled to that hoy who most nearly exemplilied those qualities which the Aineri- can Legions :Xwarcl has sought to stimulate. The Committee conse- quently selected Alf Christenson in recognition of his high scholastic attainments and the following manly qualities displayed during the foot- ball season : raduating class qnaliiied f l l. Coni'ag'e. 2. i"l2ll'Kl, fair play, wlletllei' winning or losing. 3, Clhservance of training rnles. 4. Giving his hest to the team. 5. NYilling'ness at all times to ull tl , , I zy iat role which is most iniportant to the success of the team, but least conspicuous and least conducive to personal acclaim-that of hlocker. 6. Cooperation with team-mates and coaches. 7. Sportsmanlike conduct nuclei' all conditions. page seventy-tive National Honorary Society Membership in the National Honorary Society of Secondary Schools is awarded to students for proficiency in scholarship. The standards, of great scope, are four- fold: scholarship, leadership, character and service. Since l9l9, the Honor Society has been a national institution, and today is very popular in Unite dStates schools, 350 popular in United States Schools, 350 schools having charters. A common em- blem is used throughout the U. S., and gold pins may be obtained by members. Students oi the 'Iunior and Senior classes, who rank in the upper quarter of their classes in schoalrship. are eligible to membership. From this number, l5 per cent of the Seniors and 5 per cent of the Juniors, who rank highest in the four definite standards, may be elected. The principal, with four faculty mem- bers, make the selections. This year seven members of the upper third of the Senior class were chosen -- Philip Klaesson, Harriet Hale, Mary lijoin, Frank Currier, Elsie Onsrud, Alf Christenson, Bjarne Romnes, and Olaf Roe. Another Senior member is Dor- othy Anderson, who was a member from the previous year. Only one junior was honored in membership 7 she is Josie Harried. One ol the chief motives of the organ- ization, which is not prominent socially, is to encourage interest in school work. Each memher of this society. so reward- ed with this recognition. has every rea- son to be proud of his achievements and should earnestly endeavor to uphold its principles. page seventy-six I-'4-atifaa. Mfy'---M -wi-3 v 1 ? . t..,.,, M., , .NJ 1' fw"W'vM""-mmf 'Wm Mi csei all c J l i f V LW ,v,w ,WWW-i 5 . f--rage--' ' 1,m......,,.. , ,... .,..a . E is 5 ,a Lions Club Scholarship Awards lt has been the custom ol the l,1Ull' Club of Stoughton to avvard medals each year to students who excell in each major study. 'l'hen a silver cup is awarded to the student ranking highest in all sub- jects. This is deemed a great honor in schol- arship and the Senior Class feels very' proud of the high averages in their class. Philip Klaesson, vvith Sl grade points. had the distinct honor of receiving the cup, XN'ith this marvelous record, Philip can be given the distinction of being one of the best students our high school has ever produced. The honor is determined by adding up the grade points of students in respective majors and that is divided by the number of semesters the major has been studied, to get the percentage. ln regard to grade points. three points are given for every .ix1tXYlJ for every li: and one for every Ci. The students receiving the medals this year rank high in the scholarship of the class and arc highly deserving of this honor, They are as follovvs: linglish. Mary lljoin. 24 grade points, average .ilzvl Mathematics. Frank Currier. 13 grade points. average 2.lo7'k: Language. Flor' ence Rowe, 22 grade points, average 2.75W: Science, llorothy ,-Xnderson. 18 grade points, average 313 Social Science, lijarne Ronines, 20 grade points, average 2.76fQ-1 Yocational. Martha Kvalheim. 17 grade points. average, ZJZSW. Since the awards are based on the four years' scholastic record, they create a stimulus for higher scholastic standards throughout the high school period and also create an ideal which is certainly vvorthvvhile striving for. page ee-veutyssl-ven GREGORY ANDERSON The Yahara Staff of '29 conceived a plan that carried out the unique idea of choosing a Representative Student of Stoughton High School by allowing every subscriber of a Yahara one hun- dred votes as a contribution to the suc- cess of his or her candidate. Each of the four classes chose a candidate, that qualitied for the stand- ards required by the Faculty and the Yahara executive committee, to repre- sent them in the campaign. The cam- paign became a spirited atlfair with each class trying to win for their can- didate the coveted honor. Not until the linal minutes of voting was the deci- sion, which brought a victory to the -luniors and Gregory Anderson, certain. YX'e wish to congratulate the Junior class upon their enthusiastic support of "Greg," a student that so well rep! resents the worthy ideals of courage, honesty, determination, sportsman- ship, and courtesy. ' EDNA GANDER Our school was singularly honored this year when one of its lfreshmen, Edna Gander, brought a state prize to S. H, 5. During the 1927-1928 school year. a contest was held to discover hidden talent in the art of free hand drawing, and to promote a greater ap- preciation of good art among school pupils. To carry out this motive the XYisconsin Federation of VVomen's Clubs held a Helen Farnsworth Mears contest for original free-hand drawing among all the eighth grade pupils of the state. Edna Gandens drawing, "'l'he Garden," received first honors in the local, the district and Hnally from all the contestants entered in the state contest. The judges based their de- cision on its merits of originality in ideas and pleasing choice of colors and subject matter. She was presented with a very beau- tiful bronze base relief, which she in turn kindly presented to our high school. page seventy-eight ,- Fl 1 ZOE ANDERSON There is one whom every member of '29 will never forget--one who will come to our minds when we think of high school days. She came to Stough- ton High as a ul:l'CSl1I1lZ1llU with the class now leaving. We feel proud that we have been fortuante in cherishing such a true and loyal friend. For what has Mrs. Anderson been but a friend- with always a cheerful "Good morn- ing" and a comforting word for the late sleeper probably tardy for the third time. There was always sincere sym- pathy for a headache but occasionally a suspicious glance. She is esteemed and respected by every single student, and it is through this realization that the Senior Class can in no way give her enough praise, XYe would like to show her in a very small way how much we, the class of '29, do appreciate her untiring and faithful work. An auntie to one of our flock, she is as much to all. S. 4- sl FLORENCE DONAHUE To be the Senior advisor is not the easiest of tasks. There are many dut- ies, many bothersome ones. that she must perform. XYe feel grateful to our efficient helper, Xlrs. lJonahuc. She always is willing at any time to do her utmost for usfnot only as a class but as individuals. liven l'at doesn't re- quire her personal attention all of the time. She deserves ample credit when she condescends to help individually any careless or unfortunate Senior who needs her advice, especially when she could be passing' happy and bliss- ful hours with Pat. She has initiative in abundance. Once in a while when somebody under her guidance fails to act according to duty. we see Mrs. Donahue coming down the main room aisle to "jack him up." VYe. the "twenty-niners." can only say that we wish her continued years of happi- ness and really want to thank her for all her "love" and consideration for our meek selves. page severity-rminr Debate Squad Affirmative Lillian livanvik Mildred Onsrud George Schuster Muriel Larson tQAlt.j Negative Frederick Henderson Boris Schuster Catherine Halverson Yirgie Vvalling CAlt.D Coacli-M r. Andersen Debating is one of the activities in our school which at the present has brought out only a minor interest among the stu- dents. but which is slowly but surely hnding its due rank as an educational feature. Unlike other organizations it develops primarily alertness of the mind, self confidence and bearing, and ability to see great problems through the impartial public eye. The question for debate was: "Re- solved, That the Direct Primary System for Nominating United States Senators. Representatives, and State Officials Should Be Abolished in the State of XN'is- consinf' The negative was upheld by Frederick Henderson, Boris Schuster, and Katherine Halverson. The affirmative was upheld by Lillian Kvanvik, Mildred Onsrud and George Schuster. Muriel Larson and Virgie VValling acted very creditably as alternates. Our debating squads were under the capable and patient coaching of Mr. An- derson. lt was through his efforts that we were able to have such a successful season. The results of the debates were: S. H. S. Negative Lake Mills Affirmative 3 O S. H. S. .Xffirmative Lake Mills Negative 2 1 S. H. S. Negative jefferson Affirmative 2 l S. H. S. Affirmative Edgerton Negative l 2 S. ll. S. Negative Beaver Dam Aifiriu. O 3 S. H. S. Affirmative Monroe Negative 2 1 S. H. S. Negative XYis. High Affirmative 3 0 S. ll. S. Affirmative VVis. High Negative l 2 page eighty Declamatory-Oratory The annual interclass oratorical and declamatory contest was held on .-Xpril lflth, in the High School auditorium. l-Gy the decision ofthe Student Coun- cil the decorations were eliminated. The lireshmen, arrayed with caps of green and white, led the procession. The Sophoinores and juniors followed taking their respective places, The entrance of Seniors was made effec- tive hy marching up -and down the aisles to the tune of the "Alma Mater." Mr. Falk gave an explanation of the program for the evening, and every- thing was ready for the orations. George Schuster, representing the junior class. hegan the orations with his selection. "The Toll of Industry." The Sophomore contestant. Fredericl-' Henderson. orated "The Permanent Court of International justice." The Freshmen and Seniors failed to he rep- resented in the orations. The display of pep followedg the Seniors started in a very sophisticated manner, but the Freshmen wound up with husky voices and a genuine pep stainpi-dc. Constance Olson, plunior. opened the declainations with "The Valiant." The Senior declaiiner. .Xlderine llersch, read "l'ossessing l'rudence." and lean lledeinark, lireshnian. "The Princess and the Nlicrohef' Catherine Halver- son. Shophomore. concluded the decla- niations with "The Melting Pot." ln the elimination contest held two weeks previous, the juniors acquired four points and the lfreshnien and Sophomores each three. The hrst place in oratory was given to George Schus- ter and second to Frederick Hender- son. ln declaniatory, Catherine Halver- son received first place and Constance Olson second. The Senior class oh- tained tive points for having' the high- est percentage of attendance, and the Freshmen accumulated hve points for the hest organized pep display. The representative from the Knights of Pythias. Mr. .-Xlvin l.overud. pre- sented the trophy. The winners. Catherine llalverson and George Schuster. represented Stoughton in the League Contest. page eighty-one Ov M I ,s pre v . L W is 19,411 QC? ,ff , NN IA X 4 i w -1"??5 ,.' i , E t- 1 E -Q ' V 'il iff? w i e 39,2 1 1 f 'U' Iv wma f K I I n L-Irfan L--Q, Miss Fannie Duncan served as the first school mistress in the little old school- house on. the west side of the river. 1 ge Pightyltw 7 1 I F . CV fi-N X F, SCHOOL 2 f, LIFE: xx ll. k-'MAX ' EE 3313 . El- E m Eg -X .. MMG 'mes f I 4 Q . 1 ml? 'f G Ku w A5 l VX ':. I , -.1 hx' ' A ik 1 ' ' 1 ' I MA 4? S.. Xl fx 1-, ' lm wwfm.-ffwv 5 9 ' n to . ' ., t . XIX .P x 1 X .ug of ,A E 4.114 A M' . "N h ' '7' ZR : - "'55g, ei ,..,A X . Jr , X Ml' . WE! AJ ' "f'7 H 1 X X , V ,X fx' . . - ' , fi '34 u se w as - ' :Q-.2X4g f -.s-FWif- "" -Q-,-, F A . Y ' ' -' - -. , '1' 'I .-1--if -' i ,A A : ',- - . "'2i-' Hit 50" -2 Efs 1-N? ifxvkfi - 'F -N -N-sl i -N S ryonflu- fn' - - " 1- f' ' - - 1 , s - N , . ,- 4 -QQ gg xr C195 Stoughton was not without its rep! resentatives in the Civil War. At the outbreak of the war, the famous "Stoughton Brass Band" enlisted as a regimental band of the Elev- enth Wisconsin. .E-.."g:-.. ,,-...-uqsx - -, - ,- x ,..-- -. ' 5 . ,xx h V C, f NX C rf ,f---N FQ? N K- , x ef X C- D .1 ---QA , " , "' 4133 g xm "K 5 C' M" ' .. K ' ' 3' ,Q-'Q E ' ,J-N U K, J 5 f,. 4 ,xxx ,V,y ww l Q, R : E 2' Xxxiff, X 4, X 1 f A , I , 3 ,ff K. 5' J I .-....,-,x 557.3 .- 3, ' x ,I ,ff w , ,ff ? Junior Promenade On April 26th. the 'Iuniors and Seniors met at the Guard armory to indulge in the most unique affair held during the season. The hall was turned into a Mardi Gras for the eveningf. 'l'he setting was en- tirely niodernistic. llright colored han- ners and attractive draperies adorned the windows and the flower lmoxes suggested a very picturesque hackground. Balloons and serpentine were the inain attractionsg hut the hats which were provided for the proinenaders did away with the fornialitj' of the affair. The fifteen waitresses, chosen froin hte l7reslunen and Sophomore classes, were attired in inaid costumes, black dresses, white aprons, and caps. They, very pleas- antly. performed their duty of serving the upper classnien. :Xt 6f3O o'clock one hundred and fifty students sat down with the faculty to partake of a most appetizing hanquei served lui' the Hotel Kegonsa. After the feast the l'roiu chairiuan. Ve-ter Yea, issued a welcome to the Sen- iors and the faculty. l'le then called on the Senior president. l'hillip lilaesson. who thanked the 'Iuniors for the delights ful time ther were due to have, and also extended an invitation to the -Iuniors to attend the Senior Blixer to he held on Nay 20th. Superintendent llc-rg. l'rinci- pal lfalk, and the -luuior class adxisor, Miss -lohnson. were called upon for short speeches. The traditional spoon and spade were presented to their worthy owners: Harriet Hale presented the spoon to .losie l'larried and l'hillip Klaes- son the spade to l'ete Yea. The Senior Class XYill, read hy Frank tiurrier. caused much disturhance among the t'gix'ers" and the "receix'ers." Olaf Roe took us ahead twenty-tive years when he read the Senior Class l'rophet'y. :Xnd now in one corner of the hall we notice a garden of flowers and colorful lights, and front there comes the refrains of the latest songs played hy "The l.and of l.alces" or liarl slaclis orchestra from l.alqe Geneva, page eighty-:lm-is Junior Class Play "THE YOUNGEST' CHARACTERS Richard NN'insloxx '.,,, ..,,,.,,,.,.,. l ngolf Turmo Nancy Blake ..,..,,,..,., ,,,...,. E lizabeth Long Oliver Vliinslow ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, John McKercher lllark Vlvinslou ',,, ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,.,,, James Scott Mrs. VVinslou '...,,,,,,,,, ..,,.. C onstance Olson Martha lkinsloxx ',,,.,. nllorothy Carpenter Augusta VVinslow Illartin .,.- Xnna Harried Alan Martin ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Peter Vea Katie ......,.........,,,..,..,.,..,.....,.,. LX rdith Dersch The junior Class play, K'The Young- est," was presented December 14, 1928. with great success. "The Youngest" is a typically Ameri- can story of a wealthy New York fam- ily. The youngest son, Richard, a young inan of literary inclination, has been tyr- annized over by the other members of the family until he has developed a most serious case of "inferiority complexf' Al- though his youngest sister and his bro- ther-in-law invariably take his part in whatever quarrels arise, while his mother tries to maintain a neutral attitude, his brothers and his married sister abase him in everything he undertakes. Oliver Winslow, the oldest and head of the family in the place of his deceased father, huniiliates Richard in a thousand ways. Hrs. XYinslow, still grieving over the death of her husband, willingly sub- mits to Olivers dictations. Martha XYinslow sides with Richard as much as she can with hcr love for what's funny. .-Xlan and Augusta Martin, recently mar- ried, intrude at this point. and cause inuch dissension witn mother and brothers-in- law. Katie, the family maid, silently aids Richard in his distress. Finally, just when Richards affairs have reached the height of complica- tion, a good angel, in the form of a lovely heroine, appears upon the scene and with the aid of Richard's friend, Alan, dis- covers a technicality in the will of Mr. VVinslow which places great financial power in the hands of the youngest son. Armed with this weapon and with the knowledge that Nancy loves him and has confidence in him, Richard eclipses his domineering brothers and wins a much- deserved place of importance in the fain- ily circle. pam' eighty-four Senior Class Play "THE WHOLE TOWN'S TALKING" "The XX'hole 'l'own's 'l'alking'," a com- edy presented by the Senior class on May 3rd, was a complete success in every respect. Malcolm Stogdill. as Chester Binney, played his part perfectly as an absent- minded drudge, who has never given a thought to the opposite sex. He is the business partner of Henry Simmons, tlirank Currierp a quick and ready liar, always oozing with good humor. Mrs. Simmons lllorothy .-Xndersonj is vain and romantic but uncultured and is, of course, susceptible of flattery. Being ol a nagging disposition she prides herself on being possessed of all the virtues of a lady. Ethel Simmons Qhlary Bjoinj who likes everything that is ditterent, has just returned from college and has brought with her Roger Shields tflarence Nicho- lasl a foppish and snobbish type whose attentions to the ladies are so marked that he would be classed as a ladies' man. ln an attempt to arouse his daughters love for his partner, Henry Simmons tangles up affairs and in so do- ing causes l.etty l,ythe tlienrietta Ons- rudj brilliant and worldly, who has all the poise and self-assurance of a profes- sional star, and Donald Swift, fBoris Schusterj who is elemental enough to love prize-fighting and artistic enough to be a picture director. to come to his home. The taxi driver, l,Olaf Roej lacks the power of understanding and makes the situation worse instead of bet- tering it. Lila XYilson tllorothy Hatzin- geril and Sally Otis l'lDoris l.arsonl are of the usual small town flapper type, They are giddy and foolish. but both pos- sess a superior social sense. Harriet Hale as Sadie Bloom is gaudy, coarse. and vul- gar: her philosophy is to trust no one and to iight for what she gets. The presence of l.etty l.ythe some- what disrupts the peace of the Simmons home, and at this point Chester realizes that he must do big things to keep his heart's desire. The climax of the play comes when, in a light in the dark, Chester vanquishes his foes and claims his love. page eighty-ive Calendar Sept. 4--llello everybody! Now all together.-let's sing all six verses of "Hail, llail, the Gangs All Here." Everybody happy? Yea! All ready for lots of hard work? You betcha! All right, let's go l Sept. 5-Hy, we have the dearest little bunch of Freshmen. Honestly, they're the cutest things. Mr. Falk tells us to be kind to them and let them think they're human like the rest of us. lt's hard to be so deceitful. Sept. fx-Our football hopefuls are fast learning more about the gentle art, Nlr. XYilke has six lettermen around which to build a team. Sept. 7-lsn't it a shame one has to study when going to school? lt's so bothersome when one has other things he'd much rather do. Yes, but gee, aren't you glad it's Friday? Sept. 10-Olaf Roe tries to attract attention by falling out of his seat in third hour English class. Sept. ll-"Fat" Ulson falls down stairs and disclo- cates his shoulder. Start looking for a new cen- ter, Mr. NYilke. Sept. 12-Boris Schuster, our colorful edition from Madison Central, squelches Frank Currier in Ain. Hist, class. lt seems Frank interrupted him when he was in one of his bursts of oratory. Sept. l3-Girl Reserves go on a picnic down in Aaker's XYoods. 'l'wo little Frosh get lost in the base- ment. Nr. Hill found them asleep in the cloak room this morning, First football scrimmage to- day. Sept. l4.sVYe are just beginning to discover that we have several new girls in high school this fall. One of them seems to have her eye on Phil Klaes- son. Contidentially. we think it's l'hil's dimples that captivated her. Sept. Ufllalcolm and Mary are both absent this morning. XX c saw that lovely, yellow moon last night, too. Sept. l8-Mr. Berg peeked his head around the as- sembly room door in the hrst hour Study Hall. Immediately "the silence 'ung that 'eavy you was :arf afraid to speak." Glen Skau ran and jumped in the waste-basket. Sept. 19-We hear unearthly groans from the music room today. Oh tiddlesticksl l guess it was only the band boys. ' Sept. Z0-The prodigal son returns: George lv es re- sumes his studies in S. H. S. Sept. 21-Bliss johnson and Mr. XYilke attend Badger 'l'lieater. Uh thrills! "joe Onsrud recited in His- tory class today. l guess it's just the weather. Sept. 24-Blue Monday and gloom. Sept. Z5-Mary Bjoin has the measles. XYe bet shell have a scratching good time. Right now, we're wondering about Malcolm? Sept. 26-Miss Perham pays us a call. She played f'l'urple K VK'hite" for the assembly. They re- sponded --and howl Sept. 27-"Fat" Chase comes out for football. YVhoa, lidgertonl We play the opener with Lake Mills Saturday. page eighty-six Calendar Sept. Z8-lngolf Turmo and blames Scott recite stand- ing up all day today. Formula for such results-- Hi-Y invitation: 1 oak paddle: Currier S: Gai' Thorpe. Oct. l-Our study vikings convince Lake Mills that Leif Erickson discovered America. I Their grid- ders swallowed a 13-6 lacing. Now tor l'ortl Oct. 2-Donald johnson with his two broken ribs gives us the impression of a dying duck in a thun- derstorm. l'll bet he's a dead ringer for the guy that plugged Ilan Mcfirew. Oct. 3-Buy your Yahara now! Alf CQ "Rummy" are certainly shouting that trom the housetops. Oct. 4-l'll bet Paul Skinner wishes he sat in the lunior section. He wouldn't have to look over so inany heads to lind a certain rosy cheeked little girl who is always ready with a sweet smile for him. .lust between us two. he has the name "Eliz- abeth" written eleven times on his study hall desk. Oct. 5-Thirty six people tardy this morning. ".-Xin't it good?" Mary Hale is just counting the days until we can start school at 8:30. Tough luck. Mary, you have so far to go, too. Oct, 8-Fort 13-Stoton 6. Stop! 'l'hat'll be all today Oct. 9-Tee, hee, hee, Mr. Yoyce has got a gurl. Shame on Mr. Yoyce, Takes her out in his new Dodge Sedan, too. Hangs around on Page St. 'till after eleven, too. Ha, ha, Mr. Yoyce. Oct. 10-t'Silence is golden." lf you don't believe it, ask HClll1ll1JSu Yttre. If you don't get a satisfac- tory answer from him. ask the Schuster boys or Martha Kvalheim. Oct. 11-Katherine llalvorson has a new pair of glasses. Stunning, aren't they? Orlin Aussi- wants a pair now. Oct. 12-Four hundred and thirty-six ycars ago today Christopher bl. Columbus discovered Amer- ica-or was it Uncle Leif? Oct. 15-VVe knock off our tirst league game with University High, 13-6, XN'hoopee! Nice work. Greg. Oct. 16gAlice Ballenger causes quite a stir when she walks in on Mr. Falk's group of Senior boys. She wasn't embarrassed either. Oct. 17-NYe take our report cards home to papa and mamma. Austin Holtan gives an account of an interesting session in the wood shed with papa. Do we love our teachers ?-Sure! Oct. 18-Muriel Larson made herself conspicuous thi-1 morning about ten o'clock. She left the assembly room quite unexpectedly. Oct. 19-Our prettiest girls "get hot" in the choruses of the Legion Play. lt's a dead cinch that the outlit Harriet Hale had on wasn't meant to be worn by her. Oct. 22-Our brave gridders return home from -letter- son on the long end ot a 19-6 score. -lust the same. 'lurmo is sporting a slick pair of crutches. Oct. 23fGreg Anderson rolls in at 9:27 this morning. 'Ups eight o clock schedule doesn't bother him a nt. page eighty-seven Oct flct O ct flct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nm' Nov Nov Nov Nm NOX' Nox Nm' Nov Nm' Calendar Z4-Greg is late again. lle's consistent. anyway. 25fRuby and Rlayre escorted Roe home from school this noon. Such popularity must be de- served. 26-Our high school wits adorn the black-boards with clever little gems and side-busting quips. 29-Mr. Falk spends the second hour frowning and erasing the boards. Evidently the jokers got personal. Stoton 7, Monroe 7. No hard feelings. 30-Ralph Atkinson buys his jack o'lantern to- day. He says it's a dandy. He said he was going to have three bars of soap for tomo1'row night, too. 51-Chet Sundby and Mary Hermanson go tick- tacking together. Beatrice Jensen wanted to go, but they wouldn't take her. . l-Mr. Hill has two mighty fine assistants in Mcliercher and johnson. Before they get through they will be artists with the push broom and wash rag. . 2--Vvilbur Keegan is eligible for his first shave any time now. He has some of the cutest long red hairs on his chin, just like threads of gold. .lust the same if he doesn't cut them off, there's a movement on foot in the Senior class that will. . 5fHarold Christenson is talking with a distinct southern drawl today. He saw the Alabama game Saturday. He says he can't overcome it. . fx-Milnor l.owry spends the afternoon in the Music Room crying. No foolin', he did. He stated that Roberta has spurned his love. NVQ suggest that he shave his beard or eat ashes. . 7-Our beloved instructors hie away to the Cream City this afternoon to get some Uhot tips" on the teaching game. It is quite probable that the student body will hibernate until Monday morning. james McCarthy reported that he had not been called in the office yet this week. "Slap the block, Jimmie." . 12-Armistice Day, war is resumed. Our war- riors tangle with Edgerton, Must I go further? l think Edgerton won. Anyway, it is rumored that Car Thorpe and a couple of his pals are con- templating a rush trip to the South Pole. '. 13-A female doctor with a "Yankee" brogue tells us what to eat and why. Pass the spinach, please. . 14-First junior Class play rehearsal tonite. Battling 'l'urmo and Elizabeth Long of the rosy cheeks are the leads. Skyrocket for l'. Skinner. '. 15-Mr. Falk certainly has a terrible time get- ting the front seats filled up in our singing per- iods. A fire hose might help. . lofliev. Aldrich of the Universalist Church speaks to us. as a favorite ther first call. . 19-Martha when we die-if we're good. l'll bet she hopes deaf and dumb when she dies. St. He tells us to check war off the list pastime. Basketball candidates get Kvalheim says we go to Heaven she won't be Peter would never get the dope on us all others wise. . 20-There seemed to be a discussion in fourth hour study hall today as to wether or not the win- dmv should be open. Miss Ritzman won the argument. She doesn't lose many. page eighty-eight Nov Nov Nov Calendar . 21-Xo singing today. The boys just wouldn't mind Mr. lialk and go down and sit in the front seats. . 22-"Hansey" tijestson is all basketball these days. . 23-llorothy Hatzinger seemed to have some ditlficulty with one of the instructors today. XYe'll have the dope later. Nov. 26-Vve get another health talk today. XYe are compared to white mice-complimentary. hey? Miss l-lulsether said she like the old, dirty, gray rats better. Nov. 27-Report Cards again. Not a brain cell work- Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec ing. . 28-H. Schuster comes to the fore again. He's sporting a brand new Klussolinin haircut today. No foolin', the kid's smooth. NN'e slip on the feed bag heavy tomorrow and then remain idle until lllonday. 3-We stagger to school this morning with empty heads and full stomachs. Xyho cares? Hurrah for ,Xl Smith! 4f"'l'essa" Halvorson has started to play pool, and boyl how he does call his shots. 5-Miss Iohnson says not to go through life arguing teehnicalities' She ought to write books. 6-Clarence Yttre informs Miss Ritzman's Sen- ior English Class that true love flies after two or three years of married life. 'l'hat's deueedly in- teresting. XYe are wondering if he's speaking from personal experience or if he's been reading the life story of Peggy Hopkins bloyce. . 7-Madison Presbyterians take us through on the hardwood 24-12. Nothing to write home about. hey? Dec. 10-Chief Red Fox, a full-blooded Sioux lndian, dances and squeals for us. Anyone who says Sitting Bull was a chief is crazy: he was a medi- cine man of the tirst water and we d0n't mean perhaps. Also we learn that Richard Dix is not Richard llix. XYrite your own ticket. Dec. ll-Stogdill and Currier both need haircuts. They are each going to buy themselves one this afternoon and they are contemplating heavily on taking Phil Klaesson along with them. llhil says he's going to ask for a violin for Christmas so he won't have to get any more of those pesky hair- cuts. Dec. 12-Edgewood Catholics nip our basketball hope- llec Dec fuls 13-ll. One big lusty cheer for the Irish! .-Xlt Christenson is looking for some one who is busier than he is these days: a tive-spot to anyone who can prove he is. . 13-Mr. .Xnderson gets paddled at Hi-Y meet- ing. The fellows demand absolute punctuality. Forty-six pupils absent today. liverybody's got nity, . 14-Our beloved juniors display unusual drama- tic ability in their presentation of "The Young- est." lngolf says -lack Barrymore had better watch his laurels. Dec. 18-Do your Christmas shopping early! .-Xrvin Quam says he thinks this Santa Claus business is kind of tishy, but he is going to hang up his stocking Christmas live regardless. That bov is nobody's fool. V Dec. 19-This week seems deucedly long, hey? page eighty-nine GRASS Dec. Dec. Jan. jan. 'I an l jan. -lan. blan. vlan. Jan. plan. -lan, jan. alan. blan. jan. -lan. -lan. .I an. jan. jan. Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Calendar 20-XN'e're still wondering if Phil is going to get that violin. 21-Tooclle, oo! See you next year. P. l-l. F. hopes we have a merry Christmas 'n'everything'. 7-Good morning, everyone. XYe are all in no mood to talk so let's be quiet. Sfl'hil got the violin. 9-Ruby and Mayre are just rounding into shape after a two weeks' sojourn in the whereabouts of Stoughton and Edgerton. Mayre says Edgerton is the l'alm Beach of the North. 10-Klr. Berg was seen running. ll-The basketball team loses a thriller to Uni- versity High in overtilne period. l4fFrederick l'lenderson has lost his xylophone. On the Q. 'lf folks, we think Mr. Voyce has it. lt so happens that a Central Grade teacher just adores Xylophone music. l4+Ray Myrick 81 Co. trounce Evansville 23-13. lf:-This is the last day of grace before "Exams" l7-Yes, we're taking "them." . 18-Ditto-Uln God we trust." 21-The startling discovery of about 400, no we'll say 300 vacuums was made, in the heads of local high school students. VYhy, oh why were we born with good looks instead of brains? 22-james Scott fell over the "ragged edge"-for the moment anvwav. Result - basketball team takes a bump. 25-lt is reported that girls' interclass bas- ketballg juniors vs, Seniors, waxed warm last night. Bertha Aslackson actually got tough and resorted to strong words and other cutting re- marks. 24s-Alderine Dersch rolled gracefully down one flight of stairs today. She had just had her hair marcelled too. She was really quite abashed. 25fCoach Abenroth of Fort came over with the usual chip on his shoulder and instructed his boys to wallop Stoton. They did-15 6. Help! Help! 28-Hi-Y loses a member. 29-Stogdill has his Yahara picture taken. Bet- ter late than never. 30-The guy that's been looking for an old-fash- ioned winter certainly should be satished. He's probably the same wise boy that likes to get up in the morning. 31-Don johnson takes over duties as fifth hour study hall teacher. More power to' you, m'lad. Undoubtedly he'll now show otlf to better advan- tage for a certain little Freshman girl? . l-joe and Dorothy play "Bakers Man" in lhy- sics class. Shades of Oscar Jensen. 'D . Z-Garfield says he often wonders if it could be possible that this old world contains another girl just like Florence. Impossible! Car, impossible! . Sflfort takes our measure once again, 25-12. . 4-Matt Gregerson and his gang of Senior "All Stars" are moulding a basketball team together. XYe. of course. have high hopes. . 5-Merle Uglum certainly sports a pair of side! burns that talk right out loud. More power to you, son. . 6-There is going to be lots of water when all this snow melts. page ninety Calendar heb. 970. Roe comes to school wearing a gambler's hat. The question is: lloes he shoot from the hip. Une thing' that is cer- tain, his voice is changing. heb. lOk'l'he boys again come in second, Ed- gerton 17. Stoton 15. heb. ll-Yic lfalk owes lidgerton .-Xthletic gkssociatiou. 53.42. l'eb. 12-l.incoln's Birthday. Orchestra and h. Currier perform. Nine rahs for "Honest Abe." heb. lvlfhlf. Xl. l'. .Xnderson, our collegiate Math. instructor, was seen loaded down witl. an iron hat and flesh colored gaiters. heb. 14---Teacliers' Convention at Madison. heb. 15f'l'eachers' Convention at the Capitol City. heb. 18-XYe can beat Evansville if no one else. Stoton 13, Evansville 8. heb. l94Kliss Ritzman "faw down, go boom." lt would be fun to have a slow motion of that. heb. 20-Uncle "H ans" and the lidgerton bas- ket loopers trounce us poor Xorwegians to a fare-thee well. l forget the score. heb. 21-The juniors are worrying about Prom. Maybe they can't have it. 'l'ake it fiom me, the Seniors are worrying, too. heb. 22-llen 12. XYait eulogizes very ably George XYashington, father of our country and cherry tree chopper extraordinary. heb. 24-Sweitzers give us another walloping, 16-13. heb. 25-The boys are getting their invites to the Philo banquet already. 'l'he woman pays and pays and pays! heb. 20-Oratory and lleclamatory tryouts. Senior boys have no representative. heb. 27-Toinororw will be the last day of the month heb. 23-Sure enough, no more days in heb- 1't1Z11'y. March 1-March comes in like Evelyn Orvold doing the 440. XYe take second beating from Monroe, March 4-We were without a president for ten minutes today. lt took ten minutes for "Cal" to go out and "Herb" to come in. Another minute and the country would have gone to smash, March Sfflarence Yttre says the thought of women tickles his sense of lmmor. March 6-w'l'he tilee Club play is getting' under way. Harold Halvorson spit in the waste basket twice today. March 7-ls anyone observing Lent? March 8--XYell, this ends another week. XYe'll be back Monday, though. .Xlarch 11fXYe donit go to the tournament at XYhitewater. March 12fXYhoopeel 'llhe snow is ineltingf and howl M Nl Bl Nl Nl Rl Rl Nl Rl M Bl arch 13+AIames Scott comes to school with his sleeves rolled up. Oh. girls, do you no- tice his powerful arm? arch 14fXYho's got my rubbers? Hey you. strip yourself of them overshoes, tliem's mine. arch's give a drowsy hoo-rah for Spring fever. arch 18-Philo has banquet. We go to the city 'n'everything. arch l9fSenior Class lllay tryouts. Our llarrymores and tiarbos come to light. arch 20-4"L'olonel" lves lost his brief case. No 'reward offered. arch 21-.Xgent from the Salvation .Xrmy gives us the low down on the good work the :Xrmy lads and lassies are performing. arch 22--Iunior and Senior girls' basketball teams are tied for the cup. They battle for blood next week. arch 257Student Council puts on "Dress- llaradeu at the Badger. Ruby Malecke and hrederick Henderson perform. They work well together. arch Zo-A'Ru1nniy" and .-Xlf go to Rockford and Chicago in interests of Yahara, Dollar to a fried cake that Rummy comes back wearing' a pot hat and smoking cubebs. arch ZS'-School lloard tells us to go hom! and stay home until after Easter.'s pray for snow so we won't have to rake the lawn. .Xpril 87XYell. the Seniors are starting the last lap now before Commencement, The question is. will they all finish strong? 'Xpril Qfalr. Xkiilke is mobilizing his huskies for spring football. "Kelly" Quam says he has the fullback job on ice. Xpril 10-Senior Class l'lay cast holds first rehearsal, .Xpril llglluby and Klayre skip school and go to lldgerton. lt is rumored that Doris son went along as chaperone. 'Xpril 12-The ExclusiveDancing Club of Stoughton High School had a heavy session last eve. About quarter to ten, blames Scott and Oscar Lihristenson went out and "killed" a bottle of strawberry pop. iril lfaflidward l.eek learns how to spit ,Xl Ni X 'ii through his teeth. .Xs soon as he learns how to snap his gum, he is going to ask .Xricl friddle for a date. mril lo-XYe get the inside information on University Extension courses. Edwin Kloe plans on taking a correspondence course in wrestling. Jril 174Harold Christenson is sporting a brand new, big. fat He looks like four million dollars. Jril 184-.luniors hold class meeting to elect .X 1 page ninety-one candidates for scholastic spoon and spade. May Z8-Today is an agonizing repeti- ,fun 'ig . Calendar , April l9-Annual oratorical contest un- covers some rare speakers. "Telephone call for Mark Anthony!" April 22A,lohn Nlcliercliei' is looking for words to rhyme with Ruth. VVe sug- gest: booth, sleutli. youth and tooth. April 23-NYhat have you? April 24-Mrs. Fredenberg leaves us. Goodbye and lots of luck. fllo we dare to call her Ethel?l April 25-Everyone is all excited about tomorrow night, Dorothy Anderson was heard to remark: "Oh, dear, l'm all a'flutter." April 26-Then came the dawn - The junior Promenade, extraordinary pass- es all expectations. Oh. girls. weren'1 you just actually mortitied to see the drummer wink at Constance Olson? April 29-Forty absent and twenty-six tardy this morning. l guess the week- end was too much for us. April SOYM11 Homme sold the gymnas- ium and the water tower to Mervin Burtness this morning for a dime. May l4Klr. NYilke and Miss johnson go May basketing. May 2-Ralph Atkinson inquires as to when the junior Prom is coming ont. VVoncler if he knows school has started. May 3-Senior class presents "The NYhole Town's Talking." May o4Harriet Larson has the "squeak" taken out of her shoes, lsn't this wea- ther elegant? Nlay 7-VVe learn that all of our august laculty will return next fall. VVe also learn that nineteen senior boys will be back. A rather unusual state of affairs to say the least. May 8fHarold Gerard is contemplating buying a pair of plus-six knickers. He says these warm days have awakened the golf bug in him. May 9-l wonder who will be exempt from the hnals. l know nineteen sen- v ior boys who don't care. May lO-Our stars of the cinder patli give the folks a treat at Madison. May l3-Miss Gregerson almost got nerve enough to go swimming today. lioy, you should see her do the crawl. XYe've seen her before and take it from me, she's a "crawler" of the first mag- nitude. May 14-Our fashion plates take the fore- ground. Some of these new spring outfits would put your eye out. May l5YOur beloved instructors cer- tainly love to fire the old work at us this last six weeks. Harriet Hale says she hasn't come up for air in three weeks. May 16-Malcolm and Mary again enjoy a big yellow moon. May 17-State track meet. Oh! for a few "Charley" Paddocks. May 2OfThe Seniors are boasting that their Mixer will be the "best ever." May 21-Yes, we're reviewing, VVon- der who'll be exempt? May 22-Harold Christenson wishes he had studied when he was a Freshman. As it is, he will be among the missing at Commencement. May 25-Some of the sentimental Seniors are "boo-honing" already because they won't be here next year. May 24-Wioof, it's hot. Teacher, kin l git a drink? May 26-Baccalaureate. More sobs. Hay 27-Exams! VVe repeat it, gentle- men, Examinations. tion of yesterday. May 29-Senior Mixer. Baby, get hot! May 30-Memorial Day. Hay Sl-VVe pass through the portals of dear old S. H. S. for the last time. Oh, but most of us will be back next year. Good bye, Seniors, good luck! Hey. slip me that Hsheepskinf' page ninety-two v Zlutngrapbs page nmecy-xhrru xx 9 "WL af Wi P kyysf ff f W Lf-lx-J tp ,-3 w I QJLXJ 'QQ A f .., . I 1 ff 'K "U X' 4-'14 . J .. in-xv xl -'- " yn .wJ -N ,V Qutugrapbs 11 Q 33+ M ffifwf WW .'51 ,Z I.. Ben Midgaard K. 8z. H. 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