Topeka High School - Sunflower Yearbook (Topeka, KS)

 - Class of 1931

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For auld lang syne. -Robert Burns. FORTY years of youth have passed through the halls of Topeka High School -forty years of hurrying footsteps and laughing voices. Forty years ago the North Building was a proud new structure: forty years ago the chairs shone, the walls and floors were unmarred. But what matter if now that shining newness is gone? It has given way to a lovable old age. Memories cloak the scratches and cracks until they are not discernible, and everyone, from sophomore to senior, will remember forever not only the scarred and worn buildings but the many friendships their kindly walls have fostered and sheltered. The 1931 Sunflower is, for all students, the tangible reminder of life in the old Topeka High School buildings. It is a volume of memories of your teachers, your classmates, your clubs, and your activities. As you turn its pagegi may they bring a thousand happy reminiscences, a thousand happy dreams of auld lang synel s X , I 'rim ss? mx fav,- 5 W gr 1 e c do 1 , ra -fc a a-.A a ,... ! -- 'X Jplllgn Y 1 2- i - - .un Ah' 5 -T ?5: , E fi ie 17: 1-. Z :-,it , 1- 1 1.g3Ega:.11??5 1 XciiXEalgiEiEEE?iEE:' i 5 ,- ' Y -g y ag, . A' M K P3 7 K 9 Y Miss Ewing ,- LAST summer when members of the Sunflower staff decided to make the his- tory of Topeka High School the theme of the 1931 yearbook, they found that Miss Laura L, Ewing, dean of girls, had been a member of the faculty throughout the entire life of the North Building. Consequently, in tribute to her years of unselfish service, standing for all that is best and happiest in the life of the school, the staff wishes this 1931 annual, the last published in the old school, to be "Miss Ewing's book." Page 5 , , 4, 7 QED -f-- --f A , gf f ' ?F-f + i 'T MW? ' ' c t l - - - ur H' 1- - A , ga., Egiyq Fi Z:-1v.1--3-1 r r- ' - , -- 552: cgFtE 2 : 5 55 L E 55 : :- iifqiisg-iq f'5 -- -3153151 -lq:2'.l.5' A' 7 Y N Y if' D f V Y The North Building I 'A " fry 1 sfeiawif dw " ' ' . s, .,, ,- , i.,.,,ss,5.,s,g,.. ' K . ig., .fu . sw ' -iw-Qi is .'W'5is:YQ27fif1 M V- 3 i 1. - - I ' ll ii . , Q :wwfairs-isi.Qf2:-.Q-',e..i V. . , - f i 1 i s, K x K F E i r THE North Building, now old and worn, was one of the show places of Topeka when constructed in 1894. It was of the latest architecture and was as much a source of pride as its successor is to students of 1931. Many changes and additions have been made in the course of the years be- cause of the ever-increasing enrollment. The assembly hall was originally on the third floor, and there was no cafeteria or gymnasium. During its thirty-seven years of service, students have come and students have gone, until traditions now cling like ivy to the red brick walls. When this year of school is ended, seniors, juniors, and sophomores alike will bid fare- well to the beloved school with gratitude in their hearts for its protection and with affection for students and faculty members they have known within its halls. Page 6 ,,......-a., nw, a aa, be ,aa me -a -T-1 B f B 'I 5-'Wan 0' WF , 55:4 X X23-1 1' Z?-11 1.-'qv Ei E 7 J E is I L. A N W D if SY The South Building ELEVEN years after the completion of the North Building, increased enroll- ment called for an addition to the high school. The South or Manual Train- ing Building was formally opened May 10, 1905. Since that time, under the supervision of the vice-principal, it has maintained a hospitable identity of its own. Like the North Building it has its history and traditions, dear to students and faculty alike. For the last five years it has been the scene of a new activity-the night school. At first open for only a few classes, it now is completely filled and several classes have been started in the North Building. The South Building will remain vivid in the memories of several thousand grateful men and women who have received within its walls opportunity for further education and advancement. Page 7 CTT? -gi Br 'fa i i A f V -1' , KAW -fa f- , - mm? --- -. --- .1 - 1 wr W' - ' 5 Ei - X X ff- :E fat, - 1-25EgaF1-Yrs?-5 X X 2-3,5 -- A' U74 TT A Y 7 0 T T A Y "The Annex" Although "Administration Building" is the correct name for the edifice connected by a viaduct with the Manual Training Building, students know it better by their own name for it-"The Annex." When the ever-increasing enrollment made more room necessary in 1924, the offices of the superintendent and board of education were moved from the North Building into the new quar- ters provided. Teachers, supervisors, and maintenance men were given adequate accommodations in the new building: and even high school students profited to the extent of six classrooms on the third floor of i'The Annex." The Library Expansion of the high school buildings group took a last step in 1928 with the addition of the portable frame cottage placed on the property north of the North Building. Used originally for a kindergarten at Quincy School, at the high school it became the library and study hall. It had seats for 124 students, but often at the opening of a new term more than 200 pupils were enrolled. The heat of an October afternoon, the peaceful if begrimed mural figures, the huge black stove that smoked-all Will be remembered by the students who had classes in "The Library." Page 8 , me - A : ,...- -I 1 Wg? 3... Eiii X 0 ff.. --g -- :'-'-- " x f-x-E: LE: :iii .- A N 0 Qoom 'EKTQQ' Qu. Quan-rxN TuE OFHCEY GTD i - ?ill"" ch! Eg ' as as if --g,-- -- if-' -- " ' A'-.'?.': 'El :EEE 32 15322:-2-? T-5 - "Asa Eaflgssflix " A" T V 'N Ti TT D Y TYTT W TT' Y The Faculty of Topeka High School WHEN five pupils were graduated from the "A. Grammar" grade of Harrison school of which Miss Lizzie M. Towne was principal in 1870, the first step in secondary education in Topeka was taken. During that same year, Miss Towne, with the help of Professor Bonfield, city superintendent, organized a "B, Junior," or high school class which included a study of physical geography, botany, algebra, and French. The Board of Education in August, 1871, passed a resolution calling for the establishment of a high school department in the newly constructed Lincoln school building. Thus the school was officially opened in September, 1871, with Prof. C. W. Raynes as principal. Thirty-six pupils were enrolled at the end of two weeks, and C. H. Hoffman was hired as the first regular teacher. But Mr. Hoffman, finding the students a rather unruly group, resigned, leaving his position to Prof. D. A. Hoover, who also soon resigned. Prof. Linaeus A. Thomas was secured the next year from Mt. Union, Ohio, and the school was transferred to the Washburn building where it became known as "Washburn High School." Professor Thomas laid the foundation for the present Topeka High School, organizing it and working out an adequate course of study. Following him as principal in direct order were William Crichton, John E. Williamson, Harry G. Larimer, Calvin W. Hickman, Professor John L. Wil- liams, Luther Denny Whittemore, Harry L. Miller, Aaron J. Stout, now super- intendent of Topeka public schools, R. R. Cook, A. M. Darnell, and our present principal, W. N. Van Slyck. Among the teachers who have given long service, Miss Laura L. Ewing holds first honors. Starting in 1892 as a Greek and Latin teacher, Miss Ewing soon advanced to the position of vice-principal and dean of girls. This year on ac- count of ill health, Miss Ewing has had to give up her work temporarily, but next year she will be back at her old duties in a new home. Four years after Miss Ewing became a member of the faculty, Miss Bessie Boughton started as an English teacher. Miss Anne Monteith began teaching mathematics in 1901, and W. H. Greider joined the faculty as a physics teacher in 1903. The following years brought Miss Maude M. Bishop, 1904, Albert H. Win- ter, 1905, and John H. Hoehner, 1906. For several years Mr. Hoehner coached athletics. The present faculty was increased in 1907 by the addition of Miss Nellie M. Ansel, Miss Abigail McElroy, and J. F. Kaho, vocational adviser. Every year since that time, a few teachers have left and a few have been added and now as we go forward to our new building, we take with us one of the finest faculties in the country. P ge10 so gg S fa-A aft p - e t - S an M - Y Z S l A 5 - g X as WV T? 5 'T 1- ' ' ! g , ii - t ,. 1 - 2 ,E - A i -7 v A Y N T ' 0 T Y Mr. Stout l A school system is known by its administration. A. J. Stout, superintendent of schools, represents the highest type of leadership. Mr. Stout is now too much occupied with duties covering the whole city system to maintain the close association with Topeka High School that he had as its principal, but Topeka High School students know him for his great in- terest in all that pertains to their welfare. His spirit and influence are felt in all of their activities. The new high school is a memorial to his labor and vision. Page 11 CTT? i , , Y .Y f , -il .- if - 7 ' -' ' ' f' - ' s . r H - 1:52, E5 T, A ffag- 1-52 r.-11: T1 - Zia 2221222152 -- Af li Y 'I - - ,- W D v - f- - - ' 'if Mr. Van Slyck The man whom every student in Topeka High School honors and admires is W. N. Van Slyck, principal. His is the guiding hand that pilots our school safely through the year, with its difficulties and annoyances, its advancements and triumphs, As the first principal of the new high school, Mr. Van Slyck will make it an institution of inspiration as Well as an institution of learning. Topeka High School students and teachers are proud to have Mr. Van Slyck as their principal. Page 12 N il i CTD E: 5 2 E" , - - X ,fl - -: -A - -7- Y - x kllllwn 4 - 1 ur WY 1--, i - X : 'E - :KTT Q 1' '71 -E ti'-5a12iE1esef!,1' A n Z' f 0 f f Y Mr. Hepworth "Humor is eternally allied With so- lemnity to make a satisfying whole." C. H. Hepworth, vice-principal, is a combination of executive ability, tire- less energy, and droll humor. So will Topeka High School students carry his memory through the years to come. As vice-principal, he has yet found opportunity in five years to build up the night school from its beginning to an enrollment of 1500 students. Miss Ewing Miss Laura L. Ewing, dean of girls, has made innumerable friends among the many students whom she has helped with her understanding counsel. Her unfailing sympathy is only one of her many fine qualities. Miss Ewing's deeds during her service in Topeka High School have proved her sterling char- acter. all Page 14 CFD .wg : i A . 1'- 'I 75,3 5 Z? zfiig M y QQFQ: tai ,11: 71 2- 521 A- - - "Jia 5521252216:- Af' Y N -- "' o 'T el' " "WF rage 1:1 CT? -,iw V l , , f Y ,Y f Y Y -il ,f ff A-fu' ' ' T - ' - f - "2 ' '-1 ?s:. EEE T A KTQ.-- TE2?.'E'E: 21 - 2-5551522 22212: -- Aa c s r so 0 ' o o t Y Miss McElroy MISS Abigail McElroy, who has filled the position of dean of girls this year, has fitted into her Work quietly and effectively. Always gracious and sin- cere, Miss lVlcElroy ranks high in the esteem of everyone. She is considerate to such an extent that she often does more than her share of work in order to give leisure to others. Miss McElroy has gained the confidence of the girls and boys of Topeka High School because of her friendly kindness. Page 16 CTT? 'nlulnr 7.2 .. - 'isscsh ee i, 5- - ,-:- 5. is-112 TT, :Egg-.-21. -aa His: - P - Sis 9-Rza EEE Eiiileiv - -- - A E --. A- Y N417-Q - D - 'Y W Y The Faculty Commercial Teachers Frank A. McCoy, Chairman Evelyn McCauley--Typewriting H. D. Shotwell-Stenography John E. Lund-Typewriting Miss English Teachers Miss Carmie S. Wolfe, Chairman Nellie M. Ansel Miss Rosella M. Kerr Grace Bixler Miss Mabel E. Kingsley Berenice Fuller Miss Harriet A. Tomson Ruth Jane Grandon Miss Annette Webb Mary E. Hopkins Gertrude S. Wheeler-Dramatics Miss Ruth E. Hunt-Journalism Miss Miss Miss Miss Miss Miss Fine Arts Teachers David T. Lawson, music supervisor Miss Evelyn Fulton Household Arts Teachers Miss Katherine Tucker, Chairman Miss Ora Mae McMillen Industrial Arts Teachers John H. Hoehner, Chairman Miss Laura A. Hanley-Art Albert H. Winter-Woodworking Claude A. Hays-Printing P. W. Chamness, Mechanical Drawing Latin Teachers Miss Merle Fowler, Chairman Miss Laura L. Ewing Miss Helen Herron Miss Jean Robertson Mathematics Teachers Miss Minnie Stewart, Chairman Edna Austin Miss Nina McLatchey Bernice Boyles Miss Anna R. Monteith Alma Calvert Carl P. Snyder Miss Miss Miss Modern Language Teachers Miss Olive Collins, Chairman Florence Drake-Spanish Mrs. Nelle C. Terrill-French Miss Merle Fowler-fLatinj Spanish Mss Physical Educaiion Teachers Miss Jean Henry E. B. Vfeaver Science Teachers Miss Abigail McElroy, Chairman VJ. J. Barnett-Physics Charles E. Hadley-Chemistry James Dickson-Chemistry W. H. Greider--Psychology Miss Vera Kanode-Botany Miss Grace XVolcott-Biology Social Studies Teachers Miss Ethel Frizell, Chairman Miss Maude M. Bishop Miss Mary Davis Sol D. Dice C. H. Hepworth Miss Maud Hulse J. E. Kaho J. Edmond Mayer Miss Annabel Pringle Miss Robena Pringle Miss Amy A. Swenson Office Secretaries Miss Bertha Senft, North Building Miss Janet D. McMurtie, North Building Miss Lenore Cummings, South Building Miss Bessie Boughton-Librarian Miss Ella P. True-Study Hall Teacher Miss Belle R. Snyder-Cafeteria Director Page 17 llar r E 5 :iz 3 , 15:1 E i- 3 5- -" -ga, A! -. - 35 .-7 vi A -' - A J 're of D c to o 'ev Night School Teachers A score of teachers in Topeka High School find opportunity for further service by teaching in the night school. Under the supervision of C. H. Hepworth, director, they teach from one to three hours each Monday and Thursday evening. The session includes 40 meetings, extending from October to March. The teachers are: Miss Nellie M. Ansel-English C. A. Hays-bookkeeping W. J. Barnett-physics Miss Jean Henry-women's gym Miss Alma Calvert--geometry J, H. Hoehner-mechanical drawing Miss Bernice Boyles-advanced typing John E. Lund-typing for beginners Sol D. Dice-penmanship Miss Ora Mae McMillen-sewing J. Dickson-chemistry for nurses J. E. Mayer-public speaking Miss Merle Fowler-Spanish H. D. Shotwell-shorthand Miss Ruth Grandon-reading and writing Mrs. Nelle C. Terrill-advanced French W. H. Greidcr-psychology Miss Ella P, True-sewing C. F. Hadley--chemistry A. H. Winter-woodworking Substitutes F. A. McCoy Miss Katherine Tucker Matrons and Custodians FRONT ROW: Mrs. Rosena Luke, J. A. Taylor, Mrs. Carrie Nelson. UPPER ROW: Richard H. Harvey, J. W, Gillard, Elzie Brunner, George E. Challacombe. Students and teachers of Topeka High School have no more loyal and faithful friends than the caretakers and housekeepers who so patiently keep the buildings presentable. Mrs. Luke mothers the girls of the North Buildingg Mrs. Nelson looks after the girls in the South Building. All the custodians are friends of the students, and their good cheer is reflected in the hearty greetings that hail them on every hand. Pa12:e 18 Svvninra QT? -QQV15 : - ii Q 3 ? -l - 'ni :L ' - Ve- if' 'L ' 1- ? e g -,i " ,Y A N D Y A Senior Favorite Queen of the All-School Parry lVlARGARliT MARX' MCK ENNA XVi1h her charming manners, her friendly twinkling eyes, and her cordial greeting, it is small wonder that "Peg" was elected by the school as Queen of the AllfScbool party. Hosts of friends will long remember the diminutive girl with the happy smile. quiet voice, and winning ways. As president of the Booster club. an assistant manager on the Sunflower business staff, and a member of the cast of the senior class play. Peg has filled her high school days with hours of service which earn her rightful place among the school favorites. Page 20 CTT? 'J Vmv is 3 , A r r f fr ul f f W e - f -f f e it , - Es-s fellgg it 75 2 5 li Q. lvi TT T- gi? : 'fag , ': E - Vi?.': 'E .. '11 i 7: 22?E:z -'ESE 2-sea EEE,-E553--!E5:' . - A 1 QS r , ' ' " ' 4- ,L ' i-. AY x K hi-J----Y' 1- , r' , 1, ---Y A Y N 0 Y A Senior Favorite King of the All-School Party NEIL WHlT'E Starting as president of the sophomore class, Neil has always held a prominent place in the life of Topeka High School. The honors he has won in golf he has carried modestly, although his titles of Kansas state high school champion and Missouri Valley high school champion were crowned by the Winning of the Broadmoor tournament and qualification in the National Open championship in St. Louis last summer. Neil reigned as King at the 1930 All-School party with dignity. His election to the honor bears testimony to the sincere and Wide friendship he has among students of Topeka High School. Page 21 CT? 'aa 3 l 3 A' Y I N AY V YYY! D Y YYY V if A if -I j H L a 5 i A Senior Favorite "The Girl Who Has Done the Most for the School" MARKJ ORIE BLACK "Marge" is little in stature only. Her capacity for work is infinite and she has served on countless committees with no thought of credit for her hard Work. This accounts for the in- fluence she has always held in high school affairs and for her election by students as the senior girl who has given most service to Topeka High School. President of the Senior Dramatic club, chairman of the social committee of the senior class, president of the junior class-these are only the high spots in a career of joyous, unselfish giving of time and effort to the best interests of her school. Page 22 CFP -,uw 0 gS i ? 3- 2 7 ca! gr- 1 as ,- ' -- -, ii?E:i ?E:'E - :Tl '-' ' i Y N 'Ill' -L 4 Yo v - - - 'V 'V'-Y A Senior Favorite "The Boy Who Has Done the Most for the School" i DAN EMRICH A first team letter man for three seasonsi And not only in the literal sense is Dan a first team letter man. Even though he has been known as a mainstay of the Topeka teams and has been praised highly for his athletic prowess, he has retained the unassuming modesty that marked him when he first entered Topeka High School. Dan has truly earned the title of "the senior who has done the most for his school during his high school career." Page 23 ,- GV? 'dl 1 wr , , ,I -V ,-L ,-.--- - - - ' 2 alla. f .5 1 QT' f 'J of-Q lf- D f 9 1 ""' A avg I HAWKS BLACK SOPHOMORES, 19 2 9 President-Neil White Vice President-Raymond Williams Sec.-Treas.-John Downes Ch. Soc. Com.-Margaret Mary Mc- Kenna Student Council-John Lovett -Bernard Peterson JOHNSON PINET JUNIORS, 1930 President-Marjorie Black Vice President-Bert Johnson Sec.-Treas.--Doral Hawks Ch. Soc. Com.-Margaret Mary Mc- Kenna Student Council-Alfred Page -Kenneth Richards sEN1oRs, 1931 ' President-Doral Hawks Vice President-Bert Johnson Sec.-Treas.-Mary Pinet Ch. Soc. Corn.-Marjorie Black Student Council-William Lawson -Margaret Linn As this year draws to a close, it is with regret that the 1931 seniors realize that the old school is closing, to open no more its halls to footsteps and laughter. i'The old order changeth, yielding place to new," and seniors know that the spirit of the old halls that have been so dear to them and to other seniors for two generations will be the same spirit that will permeate the new high school, filling it with the ideals that all Topeka High School studeiits have known and loved. Page 24 -Doral Hawks. 1-1551 'Rig E - at STP f f ff- f f Aww - Z . gc: Y -I fi Q 171 --i 1-1. Eg 5 E s go N 0 3 S AMANDA ADAM--"Mandy" Honor Roll Five Terms Amanda's intelligence, friendliness, and willingness to work assure her success in the business world. She expects to take her place soon in this work. EMMA ADAM-"Emmy" Emma is one of those quiet, charming persons who attracts and retains many friends. She is 'inice enough to be twins." CHARLINE ADDIS-"Charley" Los Alarcomistas Booster Club Pie Delta Pie Charline was enough of a whiz in chemistry to be asked to teach a class in Mr. Hadley's absence. Chemistry "A's" are not frequent, but Charline made one. ALBERT ALDRICH Albert's talent as a cartoonist and his friendliness have placed him high in everyones esteem. He is a good stu- dent, too, ERNESTINE ALEXANDER Ernestine's personality is characterized by her name. She is one of the few girls who has played in the school band, and we may be sure she made a good job of it. PAUL ALVAREZ-"Polo" Spanish Club Overcoming the difficult handicap of learning a new language, Paul has won an enviable place in Topeka High and is numbered among its active students. MARGARET ANDERSON Pie Delta Pie Always alert and interested, Margaret enters into school work and school en- terprises with enthusiasm. Home eco- nomics is her chief interest. GLENN ANTRIM An earnest worker, whose activities are varied. Glenn is equally interested in basketball and music. His teachers say he is faithful, capable, and more than willing to do his share. l l , Page 25 l CTU -,qw 0 ! : Fifi- Y". i 21: 3 1 5 it-X f' 4 VD " 'C' A' 'sf A N 5 EVELYN APPLEGATE Evelyn's interest in sports is readily ex- plained by her own ability in gym- nasium. She not only is a sport en- thusiast, but goes in herself for physical training. LIDA BAHR Troubadours Pie Delta Pie A Capella Chorus To be known as an outstanding young poet in a student group of seventeen hundred promises well for future suc- cess, and Lida is not one to let Fortune pass her by. HARLAN BAIRD-"Harley" Harlan's broad grin and cheerful dis- position have made him known to the patrons of the Grand and to his class- mates as a "good fellow." LOWELL BAKER-"Bob" Senior Dramatic Club Boys' Glee Club "Bobby," true to his Boy Scout oath, is always courteous, smiling, and friendly. He wields a mean tennis racquet, too. HARRIET BALDRY Girl Reserves Booster Club Mixed Quartet Harriett has centered her interest and activity in the music department. She is an excellent student as well as a talented singer. MARGARET BALLARD-"Peggy" Pia Societas Girl Reserves Margaret's snappy brown eyes speak for her. With her gracious manner, she is a conscientious worker. Her efforts in her studies have been rewarded by con- sistently good grades. LUCILE BARGER-"Lou" A Capella Chorus Lucille's prominence in the music de- partment has made her well known even in cities outside Topeka, How that girl can sing! RAYMOND BASS Raymond is one of the graduates of Boswell's famous June '28 class. He has played the saxophone in the high school band for three years. CTD Uv l Z ? , , , Y Y - ,'l Y- -,-Y 7 7 ff, Y Y K -L Silli. , T 'T ctr! E 1: iwvai it 4: -51 . -'F 1 - ROBERT BASSETT-"Bob" I Kaw Club Our diminutive Will Rogers, Bob is always loaded with fun and wit. He has proved himself the life of many classrooms. ETHEL BASSFORD History is Ethel's specialty, and she is one of the few to make "A" in Con- stitution and History VI. Her con- vincing arguments could win anyone to her side. ESTHER BAUGHMAN-HES" Girl Reserves Booster Club Speaking Spanish with marked ability, Esther seems sometimes to have been transplanted from sunny Spain. Yet who can more quickly change and chat with home friends than can this senior? ARNOLD BAXTERv"Mac" The mischievous twinkle in "Mac's" eyes proves why he is always around when a good time is in the making. Church basketball has been his hobby. HAROLD BEACH He held a place on the football team last fall. and for one of his size he was a terror. JUNIOR BEACH-"Curly" Hi-Y Jr. Dramalic Club "Curly's" good-natured wisecracks have won him considerable fame as a humor- ist. He is particularly interested in glee club work and intends to specialize in music. MARIAN BEACH--"M" Booster Club Girl Reserves Marian is a good worker, a great fa- vorite in her classes, and always a con- siderate friend. l KATHRYN BECKMAN-"Kay Sue" International Club One who combines with her knowledge of history and world affairs a spon- taneous interest in everything. Kathryn is full of enthusiasm and does things well. Page 27 STP Ll l'1r --ig' I ini T- ,i A! iii -1 ' 1 1i5Es21??5 Eigriiiiiigg' -E A N X D Y Page 28 MARY PAULINE BENSON-i'Peggy" Girl Reserves Although Pauline entered Topeka High only this year from Horton, she has fully established a place of her own in her new surroundings. MARJORIE BLACK-"Marge" Ch. Soc. Com. Senior Class Pres. Junior Class '30 Pres. Senior Dramatic Club i'Marge" has a host of friends of all ages and sizes. Her fun-loving dis- position makes her welcome everywhere. Directing stunts is her specialty. ROBERT BLACKBURN-"Bob" Bous' Glee Club A Capella Chorus On the honor roll every term, active in musical organization, and an enthusias- tic tennis player, Bob is an all-around senior. HELEN BLANTON-"Erancy" Booster Club Girl Reserues Her friends' devotion to her attests "I:rancy's" good nature, personality. and appearance. Her interest lies in commercial subjects. VIRGINIA BOLTON Girls' Rifle Club Honor Roll Every Term Girls' Athletic Association Virginia is known through her tap- dancing. She was on the program of the All-School party last year and amused everyone with her cleverness and originality. NORMAN BOOTH-"Skinny" International Club Science Club Band Norman has been a mainstay of the track team because of his speed and general good sportsmanship. He won a gold medal, four silver medals, and a bronze medal before his senior year. LOIS BOUTWELL Art Guild A Capella Chorus Girl Scouts Lois is an unusually talented young artist. Her music notebook was Miss Fulton's delight and the envy of all the other students. MARIE BROWN Marie fills her place in the class room quietly and competently, but that place will be hard to fill with as cheerful a person as she after Marie graduates. CTT? l. Z? " 7.2 i- E : 5? nr , v-. V- new I 71 EFEEQ:--??5 2-Q'-.Ei EEELQEESLQE :- Av V Y' JZ' Y- 4 0 Y 'Y' YY YY Y KATHRYN BISI-IOP-"Kay" l Girl Reserves I Girls' Athletic Association Kathryn is a sport advocate, You may always see her following intently each play made in a game. . ROY BOWEN Vice Pres, Hi-Y '30 Pub. Ch, Hi-Y '31 Lincoln Forum Roy is best known through the Hi-Y, Though he works many hours outside of school, he finds time to take earnest part in the activities of this organiza- tion. JUSTINE BOYD Pres. Junior Press Club '30 Editor 1931 Sunflower Quill and Scroll No task is too hard for our editor, and no task is done until it is done well. Her many and exacting duties do not keep her from being happy and friendly. ESTHER BOYDSTON-'AEs" Sec. Phyllis Wheatley Girl Reserves Dunbar Society Honor Roll Four Terms Esther's sweet, low voice, and stead- fast nature have won her innumerable friends. In every class she ranks among the best students. ELIZABETH BRINK-"Liz" Chic Fashionettes Editor Senior Dramatic Club Pia Societas Care-free, happy-go-lucky Elizabeth! Wherexier she is, something is sure to be happening, but it is always the un- expected4of that. you may be sure. FLORENE BRISCOE Sec.-Treas. French Club Prog. Ch. French Club Pres. Commercial Club If there is any kind of responsibility to be taken, we give it to Elorene. She is always Willing to serve, especially if it concerns French. Florene is not only a worker, but also a leader. BUDDY BOOKER Dark, curly hair, a glorious counte- nance, a cheery "Hello," Greeting friends everywhere, Buddy turns away gloom with the ability of an experi- enced optimist. ALTA BROWN Alta's work in English is just a sample of what she can do in other fields. She is a strong-minded young person, full of life and fun. P Page 29 Page 30 db -.iw v S i 3 iis 'r . is ,f 1- r nl, ef r-T.-F e of ,A U - V - gg in - -.5 :L - rf 1-7 - A- - ' - - " -V vfxii : 3 :ET E I ':2'i2eL'-n- 1-1 - iii iitlqiii se' if e vi ' ' i 0 S C C T ii 1' BARBARA BUCK Sec. International .Club Honor Roll Every Term Camera Club Barbara writes regularly to correspon- dents in France and Germany. One of her letters was printed in a German newspaper. Barbara's bright-eyed in- terest reaches everywhere. LAWRENCE BUCK-"Larry" "Larry" is always a friendly, com- panionable fellow, pleasant to be with. Usually he believes there is no cause for undue haste or agitation. BLANCHE BURKET Blanche is independent enough to do some good, clear thinking for herself and then to express her conclusions con- cisely. She is alert, showing interest in people and in life in general, RUTH BURKETT Honor Roll Every Term Sec. Girl Reserves '29 Ruth has occupied a conspicuous place on every term's honor roll. In recogni- tion of her ability she was chosen to represent the high school last year in the scholarship contest. GEORGIA BURNS Lincoln Forum Math Club Georgia is outstanding in mathematics and is an all-around student. She was one of our representatives in the scholarship contest of 1930. KATHRYN BURT-"Katie" Senior Dramatic Club Girl Reserves Debate Team After she received a medal in a debate contest, everyone thought "Katie" had had her share of fame. Not at all! She won further laurels with a leading part in "The Goose Hangs High." MARIAN BURTON Dunbar Society Honor Roll Three Terms Marian did not make a noisy entrance into Topeka High School nor has she turned our little world upside down, but her quiet presence has helped many a friend. ISABEL BUTCHER-i'lzzy" Concert Master of Orchestra Two years ago Isabel won S100 in a beauty contest on her photograph. She claims that biology and geometry are her favorite subjects. but everyone knows that music is really her profes- sion. sgii 2 E CFI? Uv 3? 'fi ,Lf gk r - - SFHZ5 i--, A - E , i - I .- 2533: E , " 3 v -' ,, 3 T - 4: 3 in -ig : : -3- A' Y ' N KT? T' T D ' T Y 7 i Y' 'Y I-IARLAN BRUNT-"Andy" Asst. Art Ed. 1931 Sunflower Kaw Club Honor Roll Three Terms "Andy" has always liked art, and some of the finest lettering done for the school has been his work. Tennis is his other hobby. CI-IARLINE CANTRELL Arr Ed. 1930 Scribbler A Capella Chorus Art Guild 'Charline's talent in art has greatly in- creased the number of striking posters in our halls. School publications also have benefited by her clever contribu- tions. Charlene is never "too busy." EDMOND CHAPMAN--"Duke" 'ADuke's" favorite recreation is speed- ing. His chief industry is helping the office run the school. Besides that, he's usually busy having a good time. MARGUERITE CHILSON Commercial Club Marguerite has varied interests. She likes dancing and Constitution. She is majoring in commercial subjects and has been on the honor roll twice. LE ROY CLARK President Hi-Y Makeup Ed. World Quill and Scroll The "son" of Governor Woodring for an evening! An honor? Yes, but to those who know l.eRoy's tireless thought for school activities his honors seem meagre recognition. LOUIS COHEN Asst. Makeup Ed. World Honor Roll Three Terms Seen in rapid transits which usually end in the journalism room, "Louie" is well-known for his work on The Vklorld. He is also a baseball and tennis enthusiast. SAM COHEN Finding it difficult to see a serious side to school life, Sam has enjoyed his high school days to the fullest extent. His friends have enjoyed them, too. WILLIAM COLWESA-"Big Bill" "Big Bill" says of himself: Favorite subjects-"I love 'em all!" Favorite recreation-"An hour with Miss Bishop." Number of times on honor roll-' a. Haw .H, I i l 1 2 E Page 31 Cl? 'xlwr QP Li: 3:- 5 3 T - 55 L4 ' - if c :L - W qt 1 P- - c -: :::' '- ' -RQ: -E: LTTEWE 32 3'-Egg Qzgiieg " A N AT T 0 T C TY 1 l E Page 32 , STANLEY CONWAY i 2 Coming from Roosevelt junior high, "Stan" has done consistent, steady work during his three years here. DOROTHY COSBY+"Dot" Asst. Adu. Mgr. World A Capella Chorus French Club "Dot's" charming personality and per- severance have made her a great asset to the school and to The World. She can get ads, no matter how depressed the "depression" RUTH COURSEY Booster Club Girl Reserves Honor Roll Two Terms Swimming is Ruth's favorite recreation, and Latin is her favorite subject. She gives both the same whole-hearted ef- fort and energy. CHRISTINE COX Troubadour Glee Club Honor Roll Five Terms Christine has a lovely voice, and she admits that she likes music better than anything else, Despite her slight build, she thoroughly enjoys tennis. MILDRED COX-"Milly" Siu. Council '28 Girls' Glee Club A Capella Chorus Mildred's Willingness to devote time and work to the music department has made her invaluable to the school. No one is more dependable. VERNA CROOKER-"Bunny" Girl Reserves Honor Roll Every Term Verna's love of reading may have some- thing to do with her permanent posi- tion on the honor roll. She likes French especially well and expects to study other languages. ERMA CROSSWHITE Erma is another great reader, and she enjoys both history and art. Her un- affected modesty wins her hosts of friends. JOHN CROW John Works as a draftsman outside of school hours, and in school makes HA" in mechanical drawing. Classmates and teachers recognize John's unfailing courtesy. CTT? I Viv in 3, 2 7:1 D A -5 - 't A- f i N v, ' D v Y -,-,Y MILDRED COMER Miriam's quiet reserve is often broken by a flashing smile which attracts her teachers and friends. Her interest cen- tered in her short story and English courses. VIRGINIA CUNNINGHAM Treas. Pie Delta Pie Sec. Story Telling Club Peppy and enthusiastic, Virginia radi- ates energy. She is interested in every- thing and everybody, and has hosts o friends. CATHERINE CURRY Catherine's liking for children prompt- ed her to enroll in the kindergarten course at Emporia this semester. She expects to teach as soon as she is quali- fied to hold a position. DELMAR CURRY Asst. Student Mgr. Athletic Asso. Sport Ed. World Tennis Team '30 A second Cvrantland Rice! Delmar can really write up Topeka High's sport. His record in journalism doubles that of his nearest competitor, He Wears a tennis letter and a big smile. ELDON DANEKE Stage Mgr. Sr. Play '31 Lincoln Forum Boys' Rifle Club Eldon. as Nlr. Hoehner's able assistant. spends a lot of his time in the prop- erty room. He is also a crack shot, and is interested in mechanics and electricity. MARCELLA DAVENPURT Lincoln Forum Girls' Rifle Club Camera Club Pert, vivacious, and sparkling, Marcella is one of the peppiest of girls. She is a good tennis player and likes anything that takes her out-of-doors. DAN C. DAVIS, JR. Asst. Bus. Mgr. World Boys' Chorus Orchestra Slow, easy-going. dependable-that's Dan. His jazz orchestra has furnished entertainment for many. His ambition is to be a cartoonist. EVAN DAVIS Pia Societas Honor Roll Four Terms Evan is one of the few students making in Physics. He spends much of , his spare time model making. I Page 33 l, T ' J ' 1' A C r E g . D. - .--- - - --A - J - aura? - - l -. .- wr 4' -- -- .....- . E 3 e Rf? - "- 3 ?.17 : Z 1 - 225'-Ese:-555-5-'5 9-555 Eaaieseslefe- Ac +1 'TT ' 0 C 'Di A T DY I 1 1 Page 34 ROB Se FRA A HEL ESTHER DEALY Esther is one of Topeka High School's January graduates. Her quiet studious presence has been missed by her teach- ers. DON DE CAMP May we introduce Topeka High School's math shark? Yet math is only one of Don's accomplishments. He was locker boy and helped on the election board. ERT DE GRAPE nior Dramatic Club Kaw Club A Capella Chorus As a villain, recalling, "The Goose Hangs High," or as his own happy- go-lucky self, Bob is equally delight- ful. A nicer boy would be hard to find. NK A. DENNISON-"Denny" Frank is tall and has light curly hair- enough to make any girl's heart skip a beat. ln addition, he has a lovely sing- ing voice. HAZEL DEWS Unassuming and reserved, yet sweet and thoughtful to her friends, Hazel has made her studies her chief interest. She is serious in all she does. VIRGIL DIAL--"Cotton" Baseball Letter Ladies and gentlemen, we have with us one who will someday startle the world as a second Walter Johnson-perhaps an even better pitcher. Step right up, ladies and gentlemen! LODEEMA DIEFENDERFER Capella Chorus Such a tiny girl! A strong gust of wind, and there would be no Lodeerna: but her ambitions are not in compari- son with her stature. She is extremely interested in music and plans to be- come a teacher. EN 'DOUGLASS Another very little girl. Helen exem- plifies all that is good, Her ways are gentle and sweet. She will make an ideal nurse, for that is what she plans to become. CT? 'JIU 0 ii X Q Z:- E- , , Y , , Y -fl -f -- -f-f f ' -' - 7 C i H ap, ia Tw ,L I .-. : . - W WV iff " -,. 'ff- 'gi - S s -sc1Z: 'E- ?7a Z 'Z fi Nl X G'-E53 25513554 " . ' '- xx e 4 . -,L - ' Z xf? f' ' ' ' ' Y A N D MARJORIE DOVE-"Marge" Booster Club Girl Reserves "To have friends, you must be a friend." "Marge" must have followed this axiom through her life at Topeka High School. JOHN DOVJNES-' 'Johnnie' Ed. lVorld Fall '30 Sec.-Treas. Sophomore Class '28 Quill and Scroll With a name the whole school knows, John has "sat on top of the Vvlorldf' guiding it and making a splendid record for himself and the paper through his outstanding work. RUSSELL DOVJNS-' 'Rus' "Still water runs deep." Russell bears this out. Though seemingly quiet, he is thoughtful and observant. He's a swimmer. too. MARY DRAYER Mary enjoys studying constitution and subjects dealing with the government. She is a dainty little person, with demurc ways and a friendly smile. LEO ARENS Asst. Bus. Mgr. World, Fall '30 Leo, the boy who manages to get all 'lf the As. His face is familiar around room 100, for he helped with the ads for the World. His ability in history ' and chemistry is marked. - LEE DREYER-'XB-ud" Lee will be remembered by his class- mates as making many English classes the more interesting because of the Shakespcarian characters he portrayed in class plays. History is his favorite subject. CHARLES DUGAN Art Ed. Scribbler Spring '31 His excellent work on the Scribbler is evidence of Charles' artistic ability, his painstaking effort and his ability to fill a position of responsibility. LOUISE DUGGAN Asst. Ed. Sunflower '31 Girl Reserves Boosler Club A riotous mass of brown curls, a piquant facew-and you have Louise. Her size in no way compares with her energy. She works tirelessly and hap- pily. Pa e3 l STV 'gl V 'ir I V7 A is--1-A Tv 1 'I NHQA m 49 YY- T21 ...:: gg -.1 E 9'-X255 iii EEE.:-A-E-12" x A N D Y RACHEL DUREE Rachel has excelled in commercial sub- jects while in high school, She plans to take a nurse's course after gradua- tion. ISAIAH EDWARDS Vice Pres. of Dunbar Society Ch. Lincoln Day Program, Spring '31 Sec. Col. Boys' Hi-Y, '29 Isaiah distinguished himself as an orator in the 1930 oratorical contest. He has done outstanding Work in the Dunbar Society and was in charge of the Lin- coln Day program this spring. JEANNE ELDRED A Capella Chorus Troubadours Sleek brown hair and grey blue eyes has Jeanne. Her voice is lovely and deep, and her mind keen. She is espe- cially good in English, history, and mathematics. BYRON ELERICK Byron's ability to speak Spanish flu- ently will be helpful to him when he goes to South America after graduation, as he plans to do. THELMA ELLIOT Thelma's chief interest during her high school course was sewing. Her work was always among the best in the class. MARGARET EMERY Girl Reserve Club French Club Margaret is one of the few in Topeka High School who excels in Esperanto. She is a splendid swimmer, moreover, and an able typist. She likes to do things that call for plenty of action. DAN EMRICH Capt. Football Team Fall '30 Trash '30, '31 Basketball '3 0, '31 Dan needs no introduction to Topeka I-Iigh's rooters, for his athletic feats have won him innumerable honors. Viforking his way through school, he makes good grades and maintains high standards in every way. JOHN ENGHOLM John always wears a smile, but it broadens when the lakes freeze. One guess-he loves to ice-skate! He really knows his chemistry, too. CTU 'alll' wr g i 3 1 .., -3 E'- JAN iff :E f as qv ivis- iii- S271 '71 EEE-'ff sigiseifirs . v- ir X Yr 4 Y.,,, K ,1-f, A' K N O Y I E EWART Ch. Pro. Com. Jr. Dram. Club Treas. Girl Reserves Sr. Dramatic Club Jane's sparkling eyes draw Girl Reserve dues from the 'iScotchiest" debtor. She is a born treasurer. As a character in a Senior Dramatic club play, she further proved her talent. JAMES FAWCETT-"Jim" Sec.-Treas. Kaw Club Senior Dramatic Club "Jim" was always present at Topeka High games. And with his car "chuck- ful" of rooters he followed the teams to all their out-of-town games, sup- porting them throughout the season. ELVA FEELEY Art Guild Elva's many posters, sketches, and projects submitted to contests and the state fair bear witness to her artistic ability. Elva attended Washburn in the spring term. HAZEL PINK Pi e Delta Pie Outside of her quiet, but efficient par- ticipation in classwork, Hazel has de- voted her time to the activities of Pie Delta Pie. Swimming is her favorite recreation. VIRGINIANFINK-"Gidge" A Capella Chorus Treble Clef Troubadours In three musical organizations of To- peka High "Gidge" has made use of her pleasing soprano voice. In golf she has shown real skill, too. DOROTHEA FOULKE Treble Clef A Capella Girls' Quartet Dorothea has a lovely mezzo-soprano voice, and she entered the preliminary music contest in Topeka last spring. Graduating mid-semester, she finished the year in the Emporia State Teachers College. CHRISTINE FOUTS-' 'Teenie" A titian-haired girl, with an ambition that soars. We know she will achieve much because she is so enthusiastic a worker. VERLEE FOX Pi a Societas With just the proper decorum to make her interesting and just the right amount of pep to make her a good sport, Verlee is a happy person. Art is her hobby. Q l at Fit Page 37 CTI? 'wlwfir :,ir: 3, A N D V V Y T Y TTTT Y T Y YT Y V " an L4 V T F : - - -.a nr V- - .A :. - Axle! : 'IE 1 .TT : '- Y . ,Y WY: ' Y Y-Y 7, -,,-W A Se A M M l l BETTY FIRNER Science Club Capella Honor Roll Every Term Six terms on the honor roll is the rec- ord of Betty, an honor student, who is interested in math and chemistry and likes books. MARGARET FISHER Pie Delta Pie Vice Pres. Story Telling Club Senior Dramatic Club As cashier of the cafeteria, Margaret has probably extracted more money from students than has the average per- son. Her talents are not confined to financial matters, however, as her grades show. IONE FLEMING nior Dramatic Club Capella Chorus ajor Lead in "The Goose Hangs High" Being thoroughly at home in school plays, lone has carried charming leads in numerous dramatic productions. And who can pack more into one lone Ford l MARGARET FLEMING argaret's keen interest and delight in sewing and cooking made her a de- sirable member of the domestic science and art departments. ESTHER FLORA-"Es" Girl Reserves Pi e Delta Pie Esther's most remarkable characteristic is vivacity, When not occupied with Pie Delta Pie she is busy having fun. It is said that she has been an excellent swimmer since she was "knee high to a grasshopperf' HENRY FLOTT-"Hank" "Hank's" wit and good sportsmanship make him the kind of a fellow you would be interested in knowing, and what a basketball player! CHARLOTTE FORD Charlotte Ford is well-mannered and sweet. She belongs to the A Capella Chorus, and if all its members were as interested as Charlotte, the chorus would be unexcelled anywhere. MARGARET E. FGUCH Lincoln Forum Girl Reserves Margaret is an excellent pianist, volun- teering her services when they are most needed. She is a pianist for rlob's Daughters. :gl CT? llo i Z? , , Y . - qu E- , ,.-,-,-. - - YA- K f - ' E e H .. - -J - E Si E ,fx-E? 3 TE Q .11 : 5-3 ' '-aF'i:i A- A.. '1'-ga 53215522-Lev AY . 1 N T- , D Y -E - .Y VERNON FRENCH Pres. Camera Club Auditor Sunflower '31 Quill and Scroll Vernon's pictures in the Sunflower represent Vernon, the cameraman: his work as auditor of the annual, Vernon, the business man: and his article in a local newspaper, Vernon, the writer. ELAINE FRUTCHEY String Trio String Quartet Treble Clef Quartet Elaine is active in string trio and quar- tet, and in every glee club and instru- mental organization in school. Her election as deputy clerk proves her pop- ularity. PERNICE GAINES Dunbar Society Girl Reserves Burleigh Glee Club Pernice took a business course to pre- pare her for the business world which she plans to enter. Her membership in the Burleigh glee club shows her talent in music. BERNARD GALITZKI-"Bernie" Pres. Rifle Club '31 Bus. Mgr. World '30 Pres. Camera Club '30 The successful program for the City- Wide Father-Son banquet s h o W s "Bernie's" ability as a chairman. He is 'ibos'n" on the famous Sea Scout ship. J. C. GATEWOOD J. C. possesses that rare quality of be- ing able to see the interesting side of any subject and to work on it with all his might, BYRON GEORGE With his knowledge of high-powered automobiles Byron will soon break the speed record for stock models or die in the attempt. LUCIE GIBBS Girl Reserves Booster Club French Club '29, '30 Lucie is always ready to enter into fun with her whole-hearted love of "do- ing thingsf' Horseback riding? It's her favorite recreation. HELEN GIBLER Ass. Ed. Sunflower '31 Feat. Ed. World Fall '30 Ed. Scribbler '31 Helen is the most energetic of students, She has performed innumerable services to the school and has brought honor to ' the publications. More power to herf Page 39 i -"-, -i' rl : G79 'Nllllrsr -5 - E555 tv?- ,,S,F,: 71 :E-v - -E 2:1135 A ' -+5 -K N -J D - -ff - ' '-'YY Page 4 0 FRANK GLADPELTER-"Hank" Bus. Mgr. Rambler, Fall '30 L.etter Second Team Basketball Since "Hank" entered Topeka High he has centered most of his attention in basketball, winning a second team let- ter. He also plays tennis and likes to hunt. MARJORIE GOULD--"Marj" Art Guild Prize Emporia Art Contest '30 If a design is needed, one always goes to a prize winner with a splendid rep- utation. That's why "Marj" is kept so busy with posters, place-cards, pro- grams-everything pertaining to art. RETA GRACE Reta's soft blond hair makes us believa- in the old adage, "Gentlemen prefer blondes." Her interest is in domestic art work. FRANK GRANGE Football '30, 131 Frank has been a main stay on the football team for two seasons. What a lot of opposition those burly shoul- ders have given! THELMA HALL-"Snookie" A Capella Chorus Treble Clef Thelma's musical talents are equaled only by her domestic ability. She is the pride and joy of the domestic art classes. BETTY HAMILTON Pres. Pie Delta Pie Story Telling Club Girl Reserves If biscuits are your long suit, you'd better page Betty, Her fame as a cook is well-founded. Her A'Apron Strings" column in the World last fall inspired many to invade the kitchen. ROY HAMILTON-' 'Todd" "Todd" was an outstanding player on the team which won the senior church basketball championship of the city for the season '30-'3l. VERA HAMILTON A Capella Chorus Troubadours Vera's ambition is to be a novel Writer: and, judging from the Christ- mas issue of the World which contained one of her 'lbrain children," she is making a good start. CTP "JIU 0 H-so 2: , , . Y . ,-I .- --. - - -- - :tee H .- "'-J: ':5EE f'53 -153 ii-lifrai A1 B i N T 'S 0 C Ti if C CCY DORMAN GRANGER Bus. Mgr. Scribbler To work one's way through school and 1 make the honor roll three terms is no easy task, but this sincere young fel- low did it and had time left for tennis. NESTINE GRAVES-"Tena" Dunbar Society Phyllis Wheatley Girl Reserves A Capella Chorus A girl faithful in her pursuit of duty. conscientious and straightforward in what she believes to be right, is Nestine. WALLACE GRAY There is something eager about Wal- lace. He is looking for something in- teresting but cannot stop to examine it: he must take it as it comes, for his curiosity can never quite satisfy itself. WILLIAM GRAY-"Bill" Capt. Service Club "Bill" is the proud possessor of a Ford. Wherever "Lena" goes Bill is sure to follow. Bill is keenly interested in mechanical drawing. He has been a worthy and energetic captain in the Service Club. FLORENCE GREEN--"Flops" Sec. Point System Quill and Scroll Circ. Mgr. Scribbler, '31 "Flops" has a bewildering array of activities and honors attached to her name. She typifies the outdoor girl. HALL GRIFFITHS First Place State Geometry Contest. Vice Pres. Math Club Science Club Here is our mathematics shark! But Hall is the sort of boy that can't be pinned down to one subject. He also shines in science and history. BETTY HAGGART Booster Club French Club Girl Reserves Betty has a giggle. True and genuine as herself, it ripples through class room doors as a last joke is exchanged. She enjoys life, and countless others share her fun. FLORENCE HALL-"Flops" "Flops" has earned her way through school aided by her efficiency and en- ergy. Yet she has time to do her , school work well. E I Page 41 ES 3? rx E 3 '-35 EEE 'EEE B: ta e C- C L--, - - C- C . - Q5 kr ' Q.: z i- '45 livi: - - T14 kit! I -?1 i l se-- A E "fig A- Q-. !":' ' - 1?-X -g-' - - - A N D Y TOM HANSON e 1 Page 42 I L T FRA Se Se 9"- ., QC? First Place Oratorical Contest '31 eads "Mn Pim Passes By," "The Goose Hangs High" Major leads in both his junior and senior class plays prove Tom's ability as an actor. That's not all-he's our star orator. VICTOR HARTZELL-"Vic" Kaw Club Math Club "Vids" keen interest in mathematics makes him a valuable member of the Math Club, and his fondness for bask- etball an enthusiastic Kaw Club man. BRONNA HAWLEY irl Reserves Pie Delta Pie Booster Club Tall and dark, Bronna is truly distinc- tive with her soft Texas drawl. ln school she is most interested in history and art. DORAL HAWKS Pres. Senior Class Litbographing Mgr. Sunflower Parts in Three Plays Doral needs no introduction, for every- one knows his friendly grin and en- gaging ways. BOB HEMPHILL Asst. Ed. Sunflower According to Bob, his highest honors are the degrees of D.S.C. and D.S.M. Advance your own theories about the truth of them. We know he is an artist, a clever speaker, and a golf star. HAROLD HILLMER Debate Lincoln Forum reas. Hi-Y To those who have heard Harold de- bate with so much eloquence, it will be no surprise to see him become one of tomorrow's outstanding lawyers. HAZEL HOPWOLT Commercial Club Because of her interest in commercial subjects, her activity in the Commercial Club, and her lasting energy, We pre- dict that Hazel will make good in the business world. NCIS HOLFGRD-"Fran" nior Dramatic Club rgeant-At-Arms Kaw Club "Fran" is a great hunter and a great sports fan. His League of Nations ex- amination paper was one of two from T. H. S. to be entered in a national XX, 4' X-contest. crv -snr :,i1 Z? 5 2 -gf Y , . W ,ful - --,-A,- - ,- , rm! W ETL " - Q: 1 L' -:. E E 1 QT -A - 9-SLE 5 Q55 lj 5 3 E' X-1 .- - Y D Y .. , , K or Y ,Y HOMER GALE Band, '30 Boys' Glee Club, '30 Homer possesses quite a record. He is one of the few boys in Topeka High who works 10 hours a day outside of school and attends school 5 hours. He is a Life Scout. MERLE HORN Merle, altho not graduating until next January, is specializing in commercial subjects and plans to take up that work after his graduation from high school. BETTY HOWARD French Club Girl Reserves Booster Club Betty claims that French isn't hard. Perhaps she is right, but it takes brains to be able to back a statement like that. MARY LAIR HOWELL Class Sketch Ed. Sunflower '31 Rifle Club H S 1 . . Haps. Ed. 'm and brown-eyed, Mary Lair sits class and traces lovely lettering. She is not day-dreaming, however, for she makes the honor roll, works on the publications, and plays tennis. Sl in CHARLES HOWES-"Chuck" "Chuck" favors mathematics, as he plans to be an engineer. And just try to keep your feet still when his banjo gets hot. MARCELLA HUGUES-"Cella" Marcella, "the little French girl," has moved quietly and unobtrusively thru Topeka High, but she has made her presence felt. Dr. Grieder gives her his "check and double check." DOROTHY HUSS-"Dot" Vice Pres. Commercial Club '30 Sec, Commercial Club '31 i'Dot." majoring in business subjects, has had much to do with the success of the Commercial Club. Her grades are always of honor roll quality, and she is a swimming fan. JEANNETTE HYBSKMANN Adu. Chr. Lincoln Forum Vice Pres. Lincoln Forum Girl Reserves Her unsuspected sense of humor lends charm to her unassuming manner and quiet dignity. Everyone knows Jean- nette as a good listener. And what a Latin student! l 5 1 4 l 5 Page 43 CTT? "1lwr1V L A e , -fl f A - rf f f A I i H as .- L- Eff- E L ii xv - - va 3 :"5'E : ?1 'f A - X , 3 ' , f ,,-,- -Y - -v Y f H- Y A N O -,I .-:-.171-3 Q' 5 KENNETH IVES-"Ken" 5 Honor Roll Five Times 1 Math Club When 'AKen" plays golf he throws all . his 6 ft. 2 in, of height into the swing. He is said to be the most brilliant back- hand south-paw in school. ALBERTA JEFFERSON-i'Bert" V. Pres. Phillis Wheatley G. R. Sec. Dunbar Society G. A. A. "Bert" knows her mathematics, and when bigger and better triangles are made "Bert" will make them. Her ex- cess energy finds outlet in the activities of the Athletic Association. GAIL JENCKS Gail is quite sincere in all things he endeavors to do. As a member of first homecrafts class he set a high standard of excellence for other boys to attain. EVA JESSUP-"Eve" Gold Award in Typing Silver Award in Typing Eva's fingers are her treasures. She has received numerous awards in typing, has been accompanist for the Trouba- dours, and plays in the string ensemble. MINNIE MARIE JESSUP+"Sunny" Math Club Los Alarconisras Girl Reserves i'Sunny" has lived up to her name in collecting money for student activity tickets in spite of unwilling spenders. She loves to dance and swim, and in general is excellent company. BERT JOHNSON Pres. Pia Societas V. Pres. Senior Class KTLUO Yearsj Pres. Nat. Ath. Honor Society A brilliant student, a class officer, a distinguished athlete, Bert has made a great success of his high schol career. Topeka High is proud of him. HARRIET ELIZABETH JOHNSON- "Bettie" One of those good-hearted, true-blue persons in whose word you may have perfect confidence. 'lBetty" talks with a certainty that comes from knowing what she is talking about. BETTY L. JOHNSON Honor Roll Five Times g Girl Reserves Q We move that Betty give us her secret , formula for making all "A's" every F term, for being a skillful dancer, and V l for having pep left for other activities. Page 44 L - K f - QU? , - QNWHV -. :gif ' ,..j,,..,,, -f Q gi.- - X --- D v Y A, s, MARY JOHNSON Mary has chosen Mexican Mission teaching for her avocation. Her fine work in English, history, and sewing has qualified her especially well for this undertaking. MAX JOHNSON Max is one of Topeka High's best "soda jerks." For several years his friends went to the Plaza to see him. and now they have followed him to "Dibble's on Eighth." MARY JOHNSTON Honor Roll Three Times Vivacious, ready to laugh, Mary is in the center of many good times, par- ticularly if swimming is concerned. Fun is not everything for Mary, however, as she makes fine grades and sews ex- cellently. EVELYN JONES Evelyn is one of the few girls in school with the initiative to work her way through school. She began her work in another city, and her after-school du- ties have kept her from taking part in outside activities. LAURA JONES Commercial Club Honor Roll Twice One can truly say that Laura really ac- complishes things in shorthand. She'll probably be a 300-word-a-minute court reporter one of these days, and she has the best qualifications of a busi- ness woman. PEARL JONES-"Pal" Gzrl Reserves Honor Roll Every Term Altho Pearl entered Topeka High only this year. she can claim an impressive record. In her home town she was class treasurer for three years and held other offices. She is an excellent student and loves both music and books. RONALD JONES Kaw Club Energetic, animated, ready to state his opinions clearly-that's Ronald. He is majoring in math and really enjoys it. Outside of school he goes in for swimf ming and baseball. EDI TH JORDAN-"Edie" Math Club Science Club Honor Roll Every Term 'AEdie" commutes from Wakarusa, but she gets to school on time, makes the honor roll consistently, and finds ways to help teachers and classmates. Math is her hobby. Q 2 'E if A ' 4 Page ,.-l. ii V llv f- . A - - - f im? -- -f-fe ' ' -K - ' ' L - am . - . 5 E i L Rv? - 1? . LQ: : qi 1 - e - - f- X - 5 - E 1 - A ul -? ' U D E YW "E E ' ' of Page 46 MARY JORDAN World Staff, Spring '31 Girl Reserves Honor Roll Four Terms Business like enough to be a bill col- lector, yet domestic enough to be a home "ec" representative, Mary is al- ways enthusiastically busy. CHARLES JOSS-"Chuck" Pres. International Club Pres. Math Club Pres. Science Club Even students and teachers who do not know Charles personally know him by reputation as one of the outstanding seniors. IVAN KANATZER Ivan is a walking example of "what the well dressed young man will wear." His neatness and gentlemanly bearing have made him a familiar figure in Topeka High. ANNA KELL Sec. Girl Reserves Honor Roll Every Term As secretary of the Girl Reserves, Anna is the much admired "big sister." Her debate training has made her a ready, earnest and graceful speaker. KENNETH KELL-"Kenny" Football '30, '31 Basketball '30, '31 Tennis '28, '29, '30 Seven letters in football, basketball, and tennis are proofs of 'fKenny's" ath- letic abilityg and the fine way in which he handled his part in the senior play is proof of his dramatic ability. HELEN KEMPTON Girl Reserves Booster Club Helen's favorite subject is Spanish. but her favorite occupation is giving whole- hearted support to our teams by at- tending every game with the Booster Club. LEONA KENYON-"Lee" Sec, Commercial Club Treas. Commercial Club "Lee" is preparing herself for a suc- cessful business career by taking an active interest in all commercial sub- jects. JOHN KERLE Make-up Ed. World Asst. Make-up Ed. World Asst. Lithographing Mgr. Sunflower '31 John's nonsense is brainier than most men's wisdom. Printing, books, music -all are his hobbies. CT? Uv : ii Z ii-E V .rr or c c c'-to A+ e-c c.' :E T F sings tiff- T1 A- ,11: -sz H- :' AY ' ?-f- NfT- - 'Te' D Y - .Y-' - Y-'-'Y HUGH KINGSBURY-"Colonel" Kaw Club Exchange Ed. World "Colonel," the horseman, behold! An artist, too, with talent untold. Moreover, Hugh hopes some day to eclipse Richard Halliburton as an author, MILDRED KIENINGER-"Mitzi" Mildred, tall, gracious, and attractive. has secret ambitions to be mistress of a little country school. Her love for new books and good music makes her an entertaining companion. FRANCES KIETZMAN-"Frankie" Girl Reserves Los Alarconistas Pie Delta Pie Frances stars in home economics. She has the happy faculty of doing the right thing at the right time-quietly, capably, and smilingly. JANE KIMES Pie Delta Pie Booster Club If you wish a past-mistress in the art of cooking savory meals, call on Jane. But then, Jane likes business subjects and dancing almost as well as she likes domestic science. PERRY KIRKPATRICK-"Kirk" Dunbar Society Honor Roll Twice "Kirks" popularity with his friends may be attributed to his ever-ready wit. He is the sergeant-at-arms of the Dun- bar Society, and no one would dare get rowdy with Kirk on the job. NORMA KNOX-"Bobbie" Norma is unusual in the fact that her favorite subject is chemistry. She is interested in history, too. Another proof of her energy is her fondness for swimming and dancing. LINNETT KRAUSS-"Linny" Linnett is an out-of-door girl and a good sport. Swimming and tennis are her favorite recreations. She has ma- jored in English and history. EMOGENE LAIRD-i'Gene" Girls' Athletic Association Pie Delta Pie Booster Club A "wow" on the gym floor, a relia- ble friend-the kind who would help you out in a difficulty-and a good, earnest student. This is "Gene" l Page 47 CTD 'Nllllw r :,i1 Y- , - Y T ' jl' ' 7 -, '-5 :L 1 sf tv. -1 5 1, A , ' ff Y J ?-X - D - 7 - - -- -Y Page 48 JOSEPHINE LAIRD-"Jo" Girls' Athletic Association Arr Guild . Hilo" likes things pertaining to the beautiful-art and dancing, Her at- tractive appearance announces her good taste. She is also interested in ath- letics. RICHARD LAKE-"Dick" A Mgolf-bug" is often discovered to be quick tempered, but not so Dick. He is always good-natured, and one can't help liking him. MARJORIE LANCASTER-"Marge" A Capella Chorus Troubadours Girl Reserves "Marge" is one of those punctual, de- pendable girls who has made many lasting friends. She has been a worth- while member of the musical organiza- tions. EILEEN LAVERTY Sparkling blue eyes, curly black hair- a true Irish beauty, Eileen is one of Topeka Highs most winsome girls. As a saleswoman she has found her per- sonality an asset. MAUREEN LANE-"Shrinkage" Art Guild Girl Reserves Maureen is interested in art and short story. Tennis is her favorite recrea- tion. Though very small of stature, she possesses a gift of friendship that is to be envied. MILDRED LAWRENCE Mildred remains in the background while heated class discussions are being held, but everyone knows that she does not display all her knowledge. It is a case of "still waters." VJILLIAM LAWSON-"Bill" Football '30, '31 Pres. Sludent Council Tall, broad shouldered, with a Viking blonde handsomeness, "Bill" is one of the idols of the school. Many are the sighs from girl admirers as he tears down a football field. LUCILLE LECKIE-"Lucy" Girl Reserves Girls' Rifle Club Commercial Club If you see a girl with an elfin face, merry black eyes, and wavy black hair -you may know it is Lucille. She likes swimming, shooting, and dancing. i CTT? yur -, 7 1-3 E- ga 7, a - . i- fbi... : -: 0 A 'ivig' - ". '11 : '11 ELMER LEWIS Basketball '30 Track '30, '31 Early each spring Elmer can be seen at Chandler field practicing for track. And when he leaves for a hunting trip with his trusted rifle he doesn't come back empty-handed. CATHERINE LEY Humor Ed. Sunflower '31 Ed. Rambler Beneath Catherine's layer of dignity, a well of fun and joyousness is always bubbling up in gay laughter. Her lit- erary ability is undisputed. HARRY LIEBERMAN Central Comm. Honor "T" Orchestra Captain '31 Harry always has a grin for his friends. Brains and musical talent make him an outstanding student. MARGARET LINN-"Peggy" Asst. Ed. Sunflower '31 Student Council Quill and Scroll Margaret will leave a place which will be hard to fill. She will always be remembered for her brilliant record in journalism and her capacity for work. OSWALD LIX-"Bud" Honor Roll Every Term Oswald is faithfulness to the death in any task he undertakes. That this fact is appreciated is shown by the number of times he has captained his class. EVELYN LONG-"Evie" Treble Clef Central Comm. A Capella Chorus Evelyn's voice has swelled the chorus of the Treble Clef and joined in the harmonies of the A Capella Chorus. DEBORAH LONGSHOREh"Deb" Vice Pres. Booster Club Girl Reserves Troubadours Pretty, witty "Debby," with her imp- ish grin and merry laughter, is one of the most popular of students. TITUS LOVE--"Tite" Dunbar Society With his thoughts centered on prob-- lems of the air and all things connect- ed with ether, Titus has a hard time staying on the ground. However, he goes in enthusiastically for football. x l Page 49 GFP Eff- E EF- ri E'- , f - -,l uf ff Af--f f ' - - f T ' - .x gllillwh T ,mf ga. E vt 'W 5 -,, 1 5 - .. . A- -- - ga. XS ' Y L Y x Y , Y:-' ' Y' - Y., ,Q - -,-Y A N O Y BERNICE LOWE--"Mic" "Mic" has been missed since she left at mid-term. She has an unusually sweet disposition. Domestic art and interior decoration are her hobbies, but swimming is her favorite recreation. OVJEN LYNCH Owen is a left-handed baseball pitcher who begins to throw weird curves at i you the minute you step up to the plate. He enjoys keeping you guessing. CHARLES LYON-"Chuck" Baskelball '31 It was "Chuck's" free throw at Ottawa that won the regional tournament for Topeka. This has added not a little to his growing reputation as an athlete. He is one of Coach Hays' best bets as well. ROSALIE MCCOY Typist Sunflower '31 Lincoln Forum Quill and Scroll She's little, but she's mighty, with a huge capacity for work. She is always smiling and cheery, and has a quaint friendliness that makes her refreshingly different. NORRIS MCGAW-"Norrie" Boys' Quartet String Ensemble Band When in need of a real musician just call on "Norrie." He'll greet you gaily and be willing to oblige. Visiting teachers last fall were much impressed by his solo work in the Boys' Chorus. ISABELLE MCCOLL-"Mac" Girls' Rifle Club Band A small but athletically-minded girl who came to us this year from Inde- pendence, Kan. In Independence Isa- belle served as C1.A.A. president, won a tennis medal, and made a school letter. MARGARET MCIVOR Although Margaret is another student who has been in Topeka High but a short time, she has made many friend- ships with her continual merry laugh and cordial manner. GRETCHEN MCKEE Xlccompanist Treble Clef, Fall '30 Booster Club Beauty, style, enthusiasm, and plenty of brain-power-these characteristics help account for C1retchen's magnetic personality. Besides being a math i shark, she is an excellent musician. Page 50 GTP "'-lll' fa :: :::51li Xgx Z:- E- L L , L . . f ,I f a -Y f f- T 1 - Q . 5 -+ ! :, A .- HF 3-vi .- +1 '5 E: , : ' TXQQSX ,..X-C-1 : 1 5 5 i 2, 5, Mafia Q . v XXEXR -xsa :: - sam,-,- -- , v A A xy , - . A - l n V . -1- X fvs, Y , Y LY- - . .Y-1777 A Y Y N D Y MARGARET MARY MCKENNA-"Peg" ' Asst. Bus. Mgr. Sunflower '31 Major Leadi"The Goose Hangs High" Quill and Scroll One of the best workers in school, this charming maid is the personification of "service," As president of the Booster Club she showed her executive ability. RAYMOND MCKINNEY With his ability to draw house plans, Raymond should become a flourishing architect. He will makes a smart one. too, for he is an honor-roll student. ISABEL MCPHERSON Troubadours Lincoln Forum Girl Reserves Isabel's pretty soprano voice has estab- lished her place in two important school musical organizations. Her red- gold hair is the envy of girls whose tresses are less glinting. CARL MCWHORTER-l'Mac" Carl is the proud owner of a midget car which makes an Austin look gi- gantic. And Carl has double right to be proud of his car-he built it. VIVIEN MACK Pie Della Pie Booster Club Arr Guild Vv'hen Vivien's black eyes twinkle mer- rily at the mention of any sport, one knows she enjoys them all-especially swimming. MALCOLM MACFARLANEfffMac'-'V f' """ ' Sec.-Treas. Hi-Y Prog. Ch. Lincoln Forum Pres. Lincoln Forum Vvlith his courtesy and high standards "Mac" carries out Hi-Y ideals in his school life. The activities of both the Hi-Y and the Forum have been strengthened by his efforts. EUNICE MAUS Commercial Club Junior Press Club Pia Societas We prophecy a bright future for Eunice in business work. She will be a busi- ness woman of broad interests and wide general information. OPAL MARTIN Opal does her work well and seems to enjoy helping others. Her teachers and classmates value her quiet friendliness. Pafle r CU? Uv is 3, :I g- -g lil: L , A - f, -fl .-ef.. f-L . A e A ' ..e E - - . A E 5 -. QT: S TE - ni 5 2 2 '-5- isa ,- -QE -was 525 easel' -' Ai -Y 5 -KT' -7 O - -' - 'YY i Page 52 FRA GLE St LARK MAY Lark is never idle a minute. He goes to school, works at the Santa Fe, plays baseball, and is an active member of the DeMolay. His name is often on the honor roll. LOIS MYERS Art Guild Lois is really serious about making good in high school. She spent much time on her studies, but accomplished many lovely things in art. ALMA MILLER Alma is one of the happiest of girls. You never see her frowning. She is one of those people who can laugh even when the joke is on herself. EILEEN MILLER-"Miller" Vice Pres. Art Guild '29, '30 Eileen's gay posters have brightened the halls of both buildings, Her con- tagious giggle has enlivened the cor- ridors and classrooms, yet she dotes on so serious a subject as Latin. SIDNEY MILLER-"Sid" "Sid" is tall and blond. He flips Wise- cracks recklessly around the halls, but in his classes he becomes serious enough to make outstanding grades in all his subjects. NCES MIZEM-"Fran" lf you have ever been in any of 'AEran's" English classes, you will re- member her unusually fine Work, par- ticularly her interesting themes. She is equally good at her favorite recreation -swimming. MARY MOHLER Mary's hair is the envy of all girls who are going through the trying experi- ence of letting their hair grow. She has a generous 'Aknot" on the back of her head. Her Sunflower poster was one of the best submitted in the campaign contest. NDA MUMMERT-"Glen" Orchestra ring Ensemble Glenda is one of the students who qualified to enter the general scholar- ship contest. Besides making all "A" grades, she is an excellent pianist and violinist. Tennis is her chief pastime. GP faiqwv 5 I - 2. 'I E -e! 55 -ev tif.. -.. 5 . '-W 2' E E' a ' : it a A N 0 Y I ELAND MURRAY1"Lee" Wluen strangers inquire about the great uproar that just flashed down the street, they are usually told, "That's only ALee' and his racer." Lee claims ice skating as his favorite sport and physics as his favorite study. HAROLD NAILL-"Spike" Boys' Chorus A Capella Chorus Harold has aided Topeka High a great deal with his fine voice. He has par- ticipated in many musical programs in the past three years, ADRIANA NELSON French Club Adriana has devoted much time to the French Club. She goes in for real work, as is witnessed by the fact that she has majors in math, history, English, and language. Not many seniors can claim such an array. GENEVIEVE NELSON Pie Delta Pie Girl Reserves Spanish is the subject in which Genf evieve shines. Yet her other grades are excellent, too. and she has been on the honor roll five times. WANDA NELSON-"Dot" '4Dot" is one of the few girls in To- peka High who is majoring in science. Her individuality and her fondness for physiology probably account for this, JOHN NESKE John is majoring in commercial sub- jects, and his ability in salesmanship is well recognized by his classmates. He is laying a good foundation for a success- ful business career. EMBREE NEVULEE Pres. Kaui Club Feature Ed. Sunflower '31 Sec.-Treas. Sr. Dram. Club Embree could select his vocation from acting, painting or baseball with equally fine results, He does the difficult jobs other students sidestep, and smiles as if he enjoyed doing them. KATHRYN NEWMAN Her interest and ability in the home economics department will permit Kathryn to enter that field if she wishes to do so. ,N V. ,. ,arf ff im? ,,fa f 33 24 .gf - . "SES Page 53 7 " Mi' rg 5E 7-33 :L E G? 'RIQU115 S X Ze E- Y- Y - Y -'. ' f'A" ' Y i' Y : : ' E A-I? : 11 S 5, ' ' E' A4 osx? -155 i5':,.g55i s X Ai X X-xiii ' YYY V L ? v-- A N D Y 225 fry. 15 Page 54 JOHN D. NICHOLS First in Bugling Contest International Club John is a mathematics shark. Not only is that his favorite subject, but he de- votes much time outside of school per- fecting his ability to play his favorite game-chess. VJILLIAM NOLLER, JR.+"Bill" Vice Pres. Kaw Club Senior Dramatic Club "Bills" care-free spirit covers a heart of gold. He is a staunch and loyal friend, His portrayal of "Ronald" in the senior play is proof of his dramatic ability. BRENT OBERER-"Buzz" Art Editor Scribbler "Buzz" says that the biggest honor he has received is "first place in the race to lunch sweepstakes." His art work, however, is another claim to fame for this young wisecracker. JANE OBERER-UJaney" A Capella Treble Clef Honor Roll Every Term "Janeyl' is interested in everything she does. Perhaps that is why she makes such good grades and fills such an im- portant place in the music clubs. And did you read her clever story in the spring Scribbler? MARY O'NEAL G. A. A. Mary is athletically inclined. She does not confine her interest in sports to cheering from the sidelines. however. but gets right into the games and plays +in spirit, if not in actuality. EVERETT ORR Golf Team Letterman '30 Everett's favorite subjects are math and science, which will aid him greatly some day in gaining success in his chosen field+enginecring. He is a star golfer, too. MARY ORTIZ-'la Paloma" French Club lviary is an accomplished linguist. Be- sides her native Spanish, she has mas- tered English and French. French is her favorite, and she takes an active part in the French Club. ROBERTA OVERBY "True individuality"-that is what Roberta possesses. She has been a con- sistent worker in all of her classes, and that accounts for her consistently good grades. The posters she makes show her ability in art. ::!HE -i -- i .-ez Ez,-:1?1' GT? -.turfv S Ef im '1 1: '.EE!iE5-5 "' , - f , f g --I e f f- - A Ra M L. l ,. ! z K - flfxa 1' nr V- - 'sag . : i - xi-. - V1 , .. : E '- 5 Biggs 2. X25 E 2 - I E I - - . A L- EES - '- '- Wm? -T-N s ff a ' D Y A N ALF RED PAGE-J'Al" Pres. Student Council Bas. Mgr. Sunflower '31 Letterman Basketball, '30, '31 RAL ROB When the tense moments in a game arise, "Al" is right there, cool and col- lected, fighting to the last. At school he carries his offices without display. PH PATCH Ralph bids fair to become one of those scientific wizards, as his favorite studies now are chemistry and biology. However, he likes basketball both as a spectator and as a player. ERT PAULSEN-"Bob" Orchestra Sz ring Ensemble, '30 Since "Bob's" favorite recreations are baseball and basketball, it is no won- der he plays well on church teams. He is a violinist of ability and has had a place in the orchestra for several terms. XVANDA PERRIN Debate Team M atb Club Conf. Com. Girl Reserves ALB Vxlhen Wanda faces her debate oppo- nents. building up sound. constructive argument, it is no wonder they feel- well, just a little worriedi ERTA PERRY Albertas friends call her "Al" and say she is mighty peppy and full of fun. She is an expert with a tennis racquet. so it is no wonder tennis is her favorite among sports. BERNARD PETERSON-i'Bernie" Major Lead-"The Goose Hangs High" Boys, Quartet Kaw Club ALL "Bernie" Petersonfone allfround boy! His bass voice is rich, his dramatic abil- ity is outstanding: but in spite of his many outside activities, his position on the honor roll has never wavered. AN PETT Letterman. First and Second Football Sr. Dram. Club Ci EVE rc. Mgr. Scribbler ',.i3 i'Coach" knows he can'Eount on Allan in a crisis to keep his head, and his friends know they can count on him to be "true blue." LYN PHELPS Speaking of happy, exuberant persons -Evelyn is exactly that. She is active and accomplished in all types of gym work and goes at all her undertakings with energy and enthusiasm. gu- Paize 55 CTI? -,nw 0 L V - -fl .f c 1 -ef K '- i 5 : . - T E5 aa- f- ' - 252: , : 5 ig Xfi-1 - V1 2 :'L1"! - E E ' Q - - C - - . . " L -1-" 'T' Y -av Yi 1 ' W -'- T T' 'Y A N D w 5s , 9-'KE' EEE l Page 56 ' MARY PINET Sec.-Treas, Senior Class Asst. Bus. Mgr. Sunflower Senior Dramatic Club Curly-haired, vivacious Mary! She is always happy, always busy. Her clever "Chic Fashionettesn column attracted many readers last fall. MARLIN POINDEXTERW-"Point" Football Letterman '30 Honor Roll Three Times Marlin came from Wyandotte High School last year, just in time to play football for us. You'll remember him as the husky fighting center. FRED POINTER Baseball '30 Fred is sincere in everything he does- work, study, and play. His friends know him as quiet-mannered, but witty and ready for fun at any time. MARY BELLE POLLOCK Booster Club A Capella Troubadours Mary Belle has majored in foreign lan- guages and is especially interested in French. Music is another one of her favorite subjects. ELNORA POSTON Ch. Pro, Com. Dunbar Soc. Parl. Dunbar Society Elnora has two hobbies-reading and collecting poetry. She also writes verses of real merit, and several have been published in The World, winning much favorable comment. WILTON PURDIE Wilton is interested in social sciences and spends much time on these subjects. He enjoys swimming as a recreation and is adept at all kinds of strokes and dives. ELVA RANSOM-"Bunch" A Capella Troubadours Commercial Club Friendly blue eyes and a winning smile are two of Elva's charms, She is an outdoor girl, fond of hiking. The honor roll often bears her name, and she is especially fond of music. LUCILLE RANSOM Lucille is interested in commercial sub- jects. She is a speedy typist and a pro- ficient stenographer. Her pleasant man- ner will be an asset to her, too. CTU 'alll' wr gr: 3, -I i 1' Sh! Ei T Q: if.?e'- 'EVA -1' 1 71 AL' - - f Y' N:- -L D J -f f-f - -f ' 'eg JOHN RAVESE John has worked his way through To- peka High. He is planning to enter K.S.A.C. next year where he will take a chemical engineering course. CLYDE REED. JR.-"Junior" Kuw Club Although "Junior" was with us only part of his high school course and is now graduating from Parsons High School, he made a definite impression at Topeka High. He made friends easily and was a sport fan. FRANK REED Last spring Frank was a member of the high school golf squad. Outside of school hours he worked at a filling station. MARY REEDER Commercial Club Girl Reserves Mary is interested in a business career. Her skill in her favorite subjects. short- hand and typing, indicates that she will make a quick success as a stenographer. ELIZABETH REES Soc. Ch. Inlernational Club Lincoln Forum Honor Roll Every Time Elizabeth's sunny smile reflects a lova- ble disposition. She is a gifted musi- cian and takes part in all musical ac- tivities. She says she plays the piano and oboe "for recreation." PAUL REED Paul's industrious nature and constant perseverance make him an ideal worker. He has never been known to shirk a duty. ROLAND REID Tennis Letter Service Club Honor Roll Five Times "Rolly" is a boy of varied interests. He is a whiz at physics, tennis, and golf. He is one of these flivver fiends, too- always has a Eord under control. OLIVE RICHARDS Olive has minored in domestic art and whether it is a cake or dress she will he able to supply you with it. She has taken piano for three years. Page 57 G? 'N Ing gal: , , L L W ,l ,-, -,-L , - 4,7 -, ' T Y Y f .X .'lllL X X gh A .--af ld z L - f .- P L Eg E - 5 g 5 Q are S T1 E 9:17 -.I ?' ':- 5 v -5- - 1 iii Q : ll: ' L -' - fa To g A' ri D Y E i I I X Page 58 Q EDWIN RICHARDS-"Ed" i Bus. Mgr. World Stu, Mgr. Alhletics, '30, '31 Pres. Quill and Scroll A game would not be complete with- out "Ed" hurrying to the locker rooms with his arms full or seeing about final details with the referees, The World has never had a better business pilot. KENNETH RICHARDS-"Kenny" Pres. Lincoln Forum uill and Scroll Q Adv. Mgr. World uKenny" is one of these lads who claim that physics is easy, history isn't so hard, and being on the honor roll every term is childs play. His favorite pastime is acting as toastmaster. MORRIS RICHARDSON Orchestra Pianist for Glee Clubs String Trio Although Morris spends a great deal of extra time on his music, playing in programs with generous Willingness. he has been on the honor roll six times. MADGE RIGBY One can almost tell that Madge is an artist when one looks at her. When one sees a sample of her Work, there is no question of her talent and love of beauty. BESSIE ROBERTS Bessie Roberts is tall and one of those quiet persons who is Willing to do more than her share. She likes the out-of-doors immensely, HAROLD ROBERTS Treas. Math Club Harold is Topeka Highs inventor. He has obtained patents on two automo- bile devices. The geometrical figures he makes so ably are valuable assets to the math department. JULIUS ROBERTS Orchestra Band Kaul Club "Pecks of fun" is Julius. For four years he has played a cornet in the or- chestra and has been with the band one year. He will be missed after he leaves. GRACE ROBINSON Lit. Ed. Scribbler Lincoln Forum Grace has always made good grades, but she is especially interested in Eng- lish, Her work in the Scribbler is tangible proof of her literary skill. ww nr 1-:Y . E1 At J N D X Evil O D C if CCDZY MARIE ROGLITZ Marie is a January graduate who is now attending Strickler's Business Col- lege. Her pleasant nature has been the inspiration of many happy hours among her friends. She likes gym, swimming and tennis. DORIS ROLFE Peppy and good-hearted, Doris finds something attractive in everything she does and makes life full of interest for all her companions. MARY ROLLMAN Class Ed. Sunflower Alumni Ed. W'orld Vice Pres, Quill and Scroll When Mary leaves Topeka High, the school will lose one of its finest repre- sentatives, Demurc, intelligent, and fun-loving, Mary leads her classes and acomplishes without seeming effort. LAMBERT RONSICK Lambert is one who enjoys studying history and constitution. He works after school, but when he finds time he likes a good tennis game. ED ROONEY Parl. Lincoln Forum Program Ch. Hi-Y International Club Ed, as a competent, convincing debater, has Won many honors in that field. His energetic interest in the Lincoln Forum has livencd many of its meetings. DE LOS ROSE Asst. Ed. Rambler Lithographing Ed. Scribbler Circ. Mgr. World De Los is the young man who sces that you get your World every Friday morning. And you ought to see him tap dance. RUTH ROSSER Class Sketch Ed. Sunflower Feature Ed. World Prop. Mgr. "Goose Hangs High" Ruth's delightful sense of humor, her interest in human beings, and her lit- erary excellence have made her one of the outstanding members of the Sun- flower staff and journalism department. BERNICE RUGGER-"Babe" "Babe" is a quiet sort of person at school but her vivacity in outside life would astound most people. Spanish and typing claim most of her attention. s I I Page 59 CTP Uv E: si 2 r ... qi 1' , - aa: -- : L - fuse -- A M 5E?lE-- " E esxis E? ii Z2 'ara 5:Q 2-fx l -xii ii: q55:.'EL:-' A' 6 A' TT' D T 'Y' 'T ' ' if ADELAIDE RUMATZ Vice Pres. Art Guild Girl Reserves Booster Club The posters and sketches of this tal- ented young artist have brightened the art room many times. She is fond of sports, and roller skating is her hobby. BETTY SARE Commercial Club French Club Booster Club Betty's happy-go-lucky spirit and pleas- ing manner Win her many friends. She is especially interested in short story. You will remember her poem in the Christmas issue of the Vvlorld, LOREE SAUDER Pres. Troubadours A little girl with a full, lovely voice. Wherever there is music in Topeka High School, Loree is at hand. She was soprano soloist at Emporia last year. JAMES SAWTELL Camera Club Rifle Club It is hard to say Whether James' eager interest in botany and biology or his Work in manual training is more out- standing, VJILLIAM SEGUINE Lead "Father of Waters" Male Quartet Senior Dramatic Club William's pleasing tenor voice and his violin. so nimbly played. are constantly in demand at school entertainments. MELVIN SCHOOLEY Kaw Club Melvin, a believer in the adage, "Clothes make the man," is one of the cheering "Kaws" at all the games. As a ping pong player he is second to none. ARNOLD SENNE Ed. World Quill and Scroll Lincoln Forum Ye Ed, or BOS CBold Old Sennej, has an impartial inclination toward journal- ism, math, and physics. Besides this, he plays a little golf and writes for the papers. ELLEN SHANER Spanish Club International Club Ellen is a January graduate and is Work- ing this term. Her favorite subject is Spanish and she was active in that club. CTP 'alll' 0 2-si 2- -g E E.. 5 5 ,si :D - -T :-W .: - Z - ,S-I? :.- TE .. ,115 ?g EFEEE A- A .1 - ",'25 ilii'El5Eifi 5" :T .- -- f N t ,v D f f Y 7 ,YY CHAUNCEY SHARPE-USTOVEPIPEH First Team, Basketball Science Club Our "Stovepipe" is way above us when it comes to height, basketball, math, science. or radio. He really is all there when the conversation turns to science. KENNETH SHAW-"KAY" Kenneth surely is going to make a good husband for some modern girl, for he was the best and fastest dishwasher in the whole home craft class. However, he stipulates that he must have time out for tennis. RAYMOND SHAW--"SHRIMP" Golf Letter Band Orchestra Ray wore out more drum heads while playing in the orchestra and band than any other drummer in the history of the school. His golf game has entitled him to a "T" on his sweater. PAULINE SHERMAN Pauline's preference for both history and math illustrates her widely diversi- fied tastes. She not only likes the sub- jects but shines in them, too. WALTER SHR AKE-A 'WALT" "Walt" is one of these "outdoorsy" people. He goes in for all outdoor sports, but in school he narrows his preferences down to two subjectsf- history and math. ESTHER SILLIMAN-"ES" Asst. Bus. Mgr. World Mixed Quarter enior Dramatic Club S Esther possesses the rare combination of a lovely soprano voice, fingers which play the piano ably, dramatic ability, and a good business head. ESTHER SLAYBAUGH Troubadours A Capella Chorus No musical organization is complete without Esther lending her competent support in the chorus. That is one of the secrets of her charm-she gives her whole-hearted support to everything. ETHELYNE SLOAN-"ETHIE" Booster Club Pie Delia Pie What would we do without "Ethie"? Those laughing eyes inspire the best of spirits in everyone, and she lends a help- ing hand to the activities of the Pie Delta Pie Club. V Page 61 GU? E: X ? -.ern S: -as wggi,-E: S C A S ,- e al, Y- - -T-U - e -L- .-A " - - gas ggllvgg - I : 5 i' - --. -v - sag - , , - - SEQ 573 - L e 'e at it 2 5, ' ' QX E E - - A Y ,. I - g X Sxxr 5, Y Y ' A, , A N D Y Page 62 ARLENE SMITH Athletic Award-G. A. A. Lincoln Forum Girl Reserves Arlene is a great scout-both literally and figuratively. She was one of the first in the Girls' Athletic Association to obtain a state award. EULA SMITH Pie Delta Pie Booster Club Girl Reserves Eula's busy fingers keep the records and minutes for the Pie Delta Pie Club. However, her favorite subjects are those included in the commercial field. MARJORIE SMITH Senior Dramatic Club Marjorie was a perfect "Granny" in the senior play in spite of the fact that her naturally pleasant spirit is just the opposite of that crabbed character. RALPH SMITH-"SMITTY" Lincoln Forum Math Club Jr. Dramalic Club Ralphs textbooks bear evidence of his clever art work, He can compete with the best in reeling off French phrases. There are few dull moments in Ralphs company. ROBERT SMITH-"SMITTIE" Sr. Cheerleader Kaw Club "Smittie" thinks being senior cheer- leader is all right, but he maintains that math is his real vocation. Many class- room bulletin boards bear witness to his talent for beautiful lettering. VERONICA SMITH Veronica has varied interests and tal- ents. She thoroughly enjoys sewing, and finds basketball games entertaining. She discontinued her school work last fall. DOROTHY sNYDER A Capella Chorus Treble Clef We'll remember Dorothy for her charm- ing auburn hair. her interest and ability in music. and her feats on the gym- nasium apparatus. FRANCIS SPURRIER Francis' skill in mechanical drawing has brought him much fame, and his fond- ness for physics is the despair and wonder of less fortunate students. i .:,, : ggzznn EEEE slr!-E MARTHA STACH Commercial Club Camera Club Martha's slender little figure is a fa- miliar sight in the halls of the high school. Her brains speak for them- selves in grades. CLARK STAFFORD A Capella Chorus Boys' Clee Club r Clark need not worry about combing his hairfit is so curly it never musses. And don't the girls envy himf Clark himself isn't concerned about it. He likes basketball. ROY STALONS Roy's droll grin and the sly twinkle in his eyes make you feel as though he had a huge joke on you. A crowd of merry-makers is not complete without him. CAROLYN STARK Carolyn's mental attainments are the envy of her classmates. but she remains sweet and unspoiled, and respected by the whole high school. JUDITH STARK "Judy's'y many friends, who include both students and teachers. like her for her wit, cleverness, and industry. Her teachers remember her as a typical high school girl. NOl.A STARK Prog. Ch. lnlernalional Club Lit. Ed. Scribbler Senior Dramatic Club We know Nola best from her work in the music department, but she has many other interests, too. She has been on the honor roll every time and has oc- cupied positions on two literary staffs. ED STECKLER "Eddie" is known to his friends as a "real sport." His interest in swimming and tennis calls for much of his spare time. CI YDE STEVES Band Clyde is a "keen" trombone player. a good basketball player, a singer of note, and a reliable student. cftv Mg x Q S? Erfeiz 17' : - asm: - EQ: E. 0 Y , - , W - -Tl . f r f ' '-f - ? - A Sill!-, f K -i ! --1 gk - 2. as Wh - ': :1 ' : 5 'Reiss v-L 5 E5 E - - " YSQQ 5 E - A-' xYXSg A 1 , f' f Y x 1579 ' , A N i Ei V is Al Q3 39 5 ff get Page CTT? 'alll' 0 2s l 2 . 5- st , u r - r a -fl f -e --A - r er e A -C S S - if A C 55:1 :L T 0 lviv- 'li ki . '- a:s',g E155 vfxi- ass 555513:- -:- : v f -- - 51- Qe: 14- Ai - S -, i- D ' f f ' TW 4 i I Page 64 f DEAN STEVENS-HSTUPFYH A Auditor of the World, Two Terms ' Math Club Science Club The daily trips of 'AStuffy" and his gang in a collegiate Ford are envied by all. He haunts the chemistry lab, the math department, and the journalism room. ELSIE STEINWEDDLE Spanish Club Jr. Dramatic Club Elsie's interest in Spanish made her a valuable member of the Spanish Club, She is now attending business college where she is attaining her accustomed success. MARY STOWE Pie Delta Pie Home Room Rep. Honor Roll Six Times Mary's fun and good sense are typical of the best in high school life. Never aggressive, Mary is always on hand in recitations and class enterprises. WILSON STRATTON-"WIl-LIE" Track Leiter Camera Club Science Club Chemistry is the subject that draws most of Wilson's attention. The ease with which he works difficult experi- ments is the admiration of all his fellow students. MARY ANN STROUD-HFRECKLESH Pie Delta Pie Girl Reserves "Freckles" is a Pie Delta Pie enthusiast and a loyal Girl Reserve. She is quite adept at swimming, which is her fav- orite sport. ROY STRUM-'AFATH Honor Roll Four Times In the seating arrangement of the class- room everyone wants to sit near enough to Roy to hear his many clever sayings. BETTIE SUDDUTH Dunbar Society Bettie is one of the leaders in the Dun- bar Society. She not only devotes much time to this work, but also finds enough time outside of school to perfect a good game of tennis and basketball, HARRY SWARTZ Everybody knows Harry. He is one of these carefree, happy-go-lucky people who thoroughly enjoy living. Any class is livlier when Harry is in it. :::!Hi1 EEE: -g .:::!l ,ra .Egi- CTP 'dwmr X S Z:- EE , L ,L qu, - f-- - - - + A - fs - K, , -U -- ' XXX gszsaes 1- ' RQ ia: e---I ,f Ns j' Y f, L A' 5 T T 0 Y MARTHA TAGGART S p e e c h training and dramatics HIC Martha's special subjects. Her pan- tomimic ability is proof of her interest in that field. FRANCES TAYLOR-"FRANNlE" Asst. Bus. Mgr. World Booster Club Treble Clef 'fFrannie" is dainty and feminine with a shapely head of curly hair. She is an honor student-the kind of a person you desire for a friend. ALBERTA TEMPLE Pres. Dunbar Soc. Treas. Phyllis Wheatley G. R. Alberta is the next in line to uphold the Temple family traditions. Besides scholastic attainments she plays basket- ball and excels in domestic science. LOUISE THIBUS Her sunny spirit reflects her happiness on those around her. Louise plans to study home decoration. We know she'll be a success. FLORENCE THOMAS You can always count on Florence's sunny disposition and genuine good nature. Her classmates remember her nimbleness on the apparatus in gym- nasium. GORDON THOMPSONN-"BISH" Asst. Bus. Mgr. Sunflower '31 Per. Ed. World Spring '31 "Bish's" witty remarks and pleasant disposition keep the journalism depart- ment in a good humor. He won first place in a feature writing contest and had an article printed in the Journal. STANLEY TILLER?'MILlTARY MIKE' Debate '31 Stanley will be remembered for his de- bating and oratorical work. His well modulated voice and quiet stage presence have been decidedly to his advantage in his work. GLADYS TITTERINGTON Just shy enough to make you want to know her better, Gladys is setting the example of being an industrious student for her classmates. Page GT? 1,10 XX , -fl Y- - - : -Y ' ' -7- - Y Y Y Y - tx. chilli: ' - . - Xfsxs W' ' 2' '-' 1 -I E fi yy xfi- 1- 3- - 73 :I E 5 : e lp " .. v A xx y d - - - V i , ' ' , -Y X K-" ' " A' ' ' EY A N D i I u Page 66 f JOYCE TRAVIS-HJ. C." You have to look at Joyce twice, and even then it's hard to tell whether it is she or her twin sister, Joye. Joyce likes to hike in her spare time. JOYE TRAVIS-4 'Twin" Girl Reserves Joye's name fits her. for she has a smile for everyone. She is an honor student and her favorite recreation is swimming. LILLIAN TROSPER Lillian graduated last January. She is attending Strickler's Business 'College this spring, but she intends to enter Washburn in the fall. DOROTHY TROTT Do you know her? If not, make her acquaintance and you will have accom- plished something-a warm and lasting friendship. Dorothy writes lovely verse, and is an excellent student. JACK TROTTER Jack's vocabulary is very extensive. He made remarkable scores in several vo- cabulary tests, which were given to the English classes last year, CRECELIOUS TURNER Dunbar Society Crecelious is an outstanding student and receives excellent grades. And Latin! This happens to be Crecelious' favorite subject. GEORGE UEPORD George's huge vocabulary won first place for him in the annual Inglis test this year. He really knows his adjec- tives! His original way of looking at things makes him a favorite in any class. NAOMI VALK Naomi is a whiz at gym. Small. darli- and fast, she is always in demand on the gym floor. The side which she is on always possesses a little more hope of winning than that of the opposing team. CTT? 'JIU sr '.5,, 5:5:17.:f., W Y L , ,fly f - f -Y-- - - K- , -. 'Fig . il - Eff C ,. -Ii! : TE .. .15 5 :E ":'E" 115 'gwii ii!!-Eiszliigf A Y N ' 0 ' ' C' 'TTYY' DOROTHY WAGSTAFF-"Dot" Art Ed. Sunflower '31 ., Art Guild Treble Clef "Dot" plans to illustrate children's books. When she isn't sketching. you can be sure of finding her swimming or horseback riding. This Sunflower bears witness to her fine artistic achievement. EDNA WALKER International Club !30 Edna graduated last January, but she took post-graduate work this semester, She did much office work for teachers. LOIS WALKER-"Loy" Pres. Spanish Club Girl Reserves As president of the Spanish Club and captain of her Spanish class, Lois has devoted much of her time and interest to this language. DON WALLACE-"Morgan" Debate Team A Capella Chorus If you feel like having an argument and feel as if you would like to lose, go to "Morgan," His future not only points to debating, but to economic statis- tician work, That sounds mighty im- portant. t el JAMES WALLACE-"Wally"' tg Baseball '31 V Math Club Election Board , When "VVally'y graduates, Topeka High will lose one of its best science and iw math students: but he is not all stu- dent, for every spring he spends much of his time playing excellent baseball. CLARICE VJATTS-'iToots" Commercial Club Clarice is majoring in commercial sub- jects and takes an interest in the Com- mercial Club-in anything concerning business. Teachers admire her sincerity and effort. CHARLOTTE WEAVER-"Weaver" Asst. Ed. Sunflower '31 Quill and Scroll Cheerleader '29-'31 "Weaver" has a four-square reputation. She is known as a tennis champion, a "Sunflower" worker, a fine student, and a good sport. GLEN WEEKS Printing is Glen's long suit. He cer- tainly knows his typef If you see a black and orange Ford rattling down the street you know it is Glens Page 67 iii. M- 2 .-.3173 CTT? l lr!! g 7 -nl if L Affff f , f f Y T'Y - - Ellie - ' !:.! Y '- Vvi. vw A: 1-. T Page 68 MERLE WEEKS Treble Clef A Capella Chorus Band "The little girl with the big horn." How Topeka I-Iigh's music will suffer next year without her, for Merle pos- sesses a lovely voice as well as ability in instrumental music, MARGARET WEHE Treble Clef '29, '30 Accompanist G. R. Glee Club '30 Girl Reserves Whenever a pianist-and a good one- is needed a call is sent out for Mar- garet. Her agile fingers run up and down the keyboard with such ease that it would seem mere childs play. MARY WIKIDAL-"Billie" Ch. Service Com. Girl Reserves French Club Whenever Miss Warner wants help per- taining to Girl Reserves or otherwise, "Billie" is always there with just enough assistance. PERRY WENDELL Lincoln Forum International Club Perry is one of those industrious boys who loves to figure out new problems in mechanical drawing, He also is an efficient judge in Lincoln Eorum. ERNEST WERNER-"Ernie" Football Letter '30 "Ernie" is ambitious, and he shows his characteristics when playing football. He has been outstanding in athletics, V NEIL WHITE Pres, Soph Class '28 King All-School Party Golf Letter '29, '30, '31 Neil not only ruled the All-School patty and "golfdom," but is also con- sidered a "prince of good fellows." His popularity is shown by the record of offices he has held. THEAL OLGA WHITE Girl Reserves Booster Club Theal may some day be before our eyes in the theatrical world, as she is much interested in dramatics. She is fond of swimming and dancing. LYNETTE WELCH Treble Clef A Capella Chorus Lynette is small and dainty and likes to sing, She can also expound facts concerning our historic background with ease and accuracy. CT? 'JIU wr i 2 ? Y A c r Q . so or 3-t ' aL' Ae F- I I N qi E: 0 E ii if if RAY WILLIAMS f Vice Pres. Soph. Class '28 Football Letter '30 5 Second Team Basketball Letter '29 l Ray made a name for himself as a speedy football player last fall. Fighting spirit and good sportsmanship are the qualities which make Ray valuable. GWENDOLENE WILLSEY-"Gwen" Girls' Athletic Association "Gwen's" good-looking clothes are the envy of her friends, and she makes most of them herself. She is one of Miss McMillan's star pupils and is majoring in domestic art. KENNETH XVILSON-'fKenny" If you like to dance, meet "Kenny." Hc is a past master of the art. He is a post-graduate and takes an especial in- terest in mechanical drawing. ROYENE VVILSON String Ensemble Orchestra Senior Dramatic Club Royene is a gifted musician. She has been a valuable member of the orches- tra, and also ranks high in her class work. RUTH WILSON Asst. Ed. Sunflower '31 Pres. French Club Quill and Scroll Ruth's prize winning editorial in the national Quill and Scroll contest last ' fall is ample proof of her literary abil- ity. She gives a generous amount of her time to journalistic work. RAY WINKLER Ray never fails to give a stranded fel- low student a lift in his shiny, closed car. "When a feller needs a friend," Ray is there. Tennis and baseball are his favorite recreations. JOHN WINTER-"Johnny" Vice Pres. Rifle Club '29, '30, '31 Character Lead in "Mr. Pym Passes By" Service Club John throws his entire energy into everything he does. He has been a leader in the Rifle Club, a faithful worker in the Service Club, and a mainstay in school plays. MARIE VVOOLLARD Marie has taken gym work and is 1 good sport in more ways than one. Her interest in music is attested by the fact that she sings. , Page 69 CFD -,ww 0 l -1 Jgunagi- 5- L . L . f. -fl f Y 7 -ff f f J of E C C C ' ' 92 Es l. I ..- E3 - iN?i2-'- 'E 2 .11: ' L-2F'EEi f AE 2-555 EEE Hula-- ar of S H if ' O S S E Y Page 70 Sc Se LEE ROL ESTHER WORRAL Esther is interested in commercial and secretarial Work, and is planning to en- ter a business college next fall. She likes basketball. CONSTANCE WORSLEY-'iConnie" Math Club ience Club "Connie" took an eager part in many school activities, and many friends were sorry to have her move to Texas in the middle of the year. SPENCER WYANT-' 'Spence" ruice Club Lincoln Forum !30 Swimming Team '31 Spencer never shirks any lesson, but he is especially good in math and science. He won first place in the state geometry contest two years ago, . OLIVER WARDL OW Oliver, the boy who always finds something to laugh about, is neverthe- less industrious, for he helps his father at construction work. BEULAH YOUNG Dunbar Society Beulah is an active member of the Dunbar Society. Her sweet nature is her outstanding characteristic, and her friendship is highly valued. She takes great interest in home economics. RAYMOND ZIEGLER Raymond is an honor student and lives up to this reputation, especially in Spanish. Last year he was on the pro- gram committee of the Prom. ERICSON If you should want a radio, just give Lee a tip. Before you know it, he will have made one from the plans to a complete radio. This is just his hobby. AND ERNVIN Football '30 Roland has made a name for himself in the athletic field. He was a member of the Senior class basketball team. He is the second one of "the Erwin boys" to boost Topeka High School's sports. FRANCES HARRIS Frances finished her work this year after being out for three semesters. She works during the morning at the Santa Fe and attends school two hours in the afternoon. 6' Obihrr Qllamnvz J if 'X JFN f L J .1 l l 0 CT? -iq v 0 li i 7 L ,'l v Lf fffvff A ' ' Ei T lfrfvs tegl- .zzz 11 , E E 92- 4555 - A-WE E! ii li " A' V if R' N-TTT 'Y 0 Y C T RY The Junior Class Fall l93O THE OFFICERS Lee Boyd Swan Seeman Robert Lee .... .......,.,. P resident Katherine Swan ,,...,.. Secretary-Treasurer Phyllis Boyd ..... ,.... . Vice Presidenl Kathryn Secman .,........ Ch, Social Committee THE CLASS TOP ROW: Cunningham, Helm, Schafer, Burns, Tipton, Phillips, Colvin, Grentner, Foster, Hawkins, THIRD Row: Lee, McClure, Vfilson, Thompson, Mc!-Xrthur. Deaver, Ulrich, Walker, Marcy, Kinch, SECOND ROW: Bennett, Kaler, Boyd, Meek, Graves. Wilson, Ratcliff, Goodman, Cross, Stogsdill, BOTTOM ROW: Badders, Robison, Badsky, Bass, Duffey, Finger, M. Douglas, Lynch, Gordon, Smith, D. Douglas. Page 72 '-::.. - -L5-iq -1- -13 ,,, -, - ., e-'waz -52'-:is EE- ' " ,.i. -4- .L-' 'Qi as ' s s O' A O a e a - Wee e T A! E - i. 0 :Q- 1 .- L Z 3 E - 5 E : "' ll: I A N 0 Y Juniors TOP Row: Simmons. Montgomery, Leib, Boggs, Weaver, Leeper. Van Horn, XVright, Garhart, Shoemaker. THIRD Row: Gordinier, Gilpin, Durkee, Eastman, Coffman, Young, Shreves, Gwens, Brossa- mer, Rider. SECOND Row: Voigt, Schriver, Malcolm. Brown. Rafter, Ball, Sayler, Harris, Mellinger, Johan- son, Randlet. BOTTOM Row: Margaret Winter, Moll, Stevens, Mercedes NVinter, Cannon, Parker. Bailey. Squires, Porgy. Collingwood. Hoatson. TOP Row: Achenbach, Marin, Stillie, Dawson, David, Vklilliams, Crow, Schuenight, Coleman. Eastman, Nelson. THIRD Row: Armstrong, Hobbs, Wiksten, Rees, Gamble, Binkley, Courtner, Shaffer, Redding, Isaacson. SECOND Row: Hoffman, Coe, Jensen, Housh, Iserman, Tillson, Atkins, Goodwin, Hilleland, Phelps. BOTTOM Row: White, Seaver, Crampton, McKenzie, Walker, Lynch. Nesmirh, Sransbury, Geyer. Hunley, Griffith. Page 73 GTD "sllU,1a l XXX Z 3 2 3-?! E Q E- I : K - T 3 iv i-7 L .- v - - 'sig . E E 4 DQQSX.. -X-C? : T? - :fi 'e 5 I 3 5. EEFIEEE " 'J VTE: 9"15i 'Ei? iEE4s T- , - - - - -W X X 4 - i i i '-f f Yi ,K ' - -- -' D " T Y A N Juniors TOP Row: Moege, Stewart. Villee, Morse, Kass. Frank, Cowie. Cooke, Crabb, Nuss, Britton. THIRD Row: Schnehly. Miller, Davis, Olson, McCandless. Sholnnder, Collins, Hedstrom, Best, Anspaugh, Galitzki. SECOND Row: Paul, Womer, Greenland, Sleeper, Poague, VVright, Isaacson, Kross, Parkinson. Clampitt. Swan. BOTTOM ROW: Clary, Ahlhorn, Simpson. Donaldson, Nichols. Mesigh. Harding, Howe, Bur- nett, Rosebrough, Schmicller, McGrew. TOP Row: Strauss, Miller, Franklin, Emery, Shaffer, Arnett. Fisher, Vvfalker, Wenthe, Coke, Pickett. THIRD Row: Briggs, Allison, Evans, Brooks, Caulk, I,aCroiX, Horn, Arthur, YVilliams, Put- nam, Cloud. SECOND ROW: Lowe, Hobart, Mohler, McKeen. Hayes, Dial, Swecker, Jones, Keeshan. Schott, Lane. Pope. BOTTOM Row: Waters, Bowen, Wilson, Swan, Brown, Rasmus, Hawes, Smith, Johnson, Stalons, Chesney, Brengle, Reynolds. Page 74 CTU "JIU wr i 3 :,, ,Y , , , Y ,V ,fl f f,-, - - -, ' ' se Ee - 1 rbi! E L ' " " '11 ,, '- -, -- .. E2EE-- E - f-XN'::g l:1i':i5! 32 -:- 5 1, - f -. "A X5 1 ii? E 5 5 :+ '- -- Juniors TOP Row: Millican, Rector, Vaughn, Warren, Peterson, Nicholson, Brasher, Benson, Stratton. THIRD Row: Hackler, Williamson, Rupin, McGrew, R. Snyder, Carlson, Jenson, Peterson, West, Mesigh. SECOND Row: Pendleton, More, Manning, Havens, Shelton, D. Snyder, Beach, Martin, Take- mire. BOTTOM Row: Chilson, Poppe, Anderson, Galletly, Sanneman, Sumner, Murphy, Faust, Biggs, Fawcett. TOP Row: Hedeen, Senne, LaCroix. Bliss, Patch. Batz, Casebier. Beard, Rider, Allen, Gordon, THIRD Row: Lyon, Reeder. Fee, Nudson. Manspeaker, Miller. 'Norsley, Nichols, Lewis, Miller Parr. SECOND Row: Puschert, Dews, Walker, Branson, Maurice, Olson, Richards, Beckman, .lobe Hastings, Logan. BOTTOM Row: Ericson, Ochs, Young, McQueary, Parsons, Burns, Drake. Lawrence, Kietzman, Foster, Wilson. Page 'T 1 CTU iff!! : , l Z ? L a .fl f ff o a' o e T v LW- WT W V- Ae 4 'S of' o 0 e YY Juniors TOP Row: Allen, Carter, Lieberman, Wallace, Lamb, Moore, Dumars, Shaefer, O'Donovan, Robinson. THIRD Row: Rosancler, Feaker, Casson, Nelson, Bell, Sayler, Boles, Beighlie, Davis, Michael. SECOND Row: Harris, Jencks, Baker, Young, Fuller, Stotts, Stephens, Keeble, Runyan, Richards, Frye. BOTTOM Row: Harr, Wardlow, Weigancl, Fletcher, Vickland, Nixon, Huggins, Gartner, Knox, Craig. TOP Row: Burke, Sligar, Bamberg, Whitcomb, Cherry, Cvarhart, Larson, Nichols. Hartwich. THIRD Row: Dunkel, Pearson, Brunson, Nussbeck, Dick, Simmons, Sundahl, Kiefer, Gentry, Smith. SECOND Row: Brazzle, Burrow, Leech, Holmes, Decker, Burrow, Brown, McFadden, Cluff, Stager, Roshon. BOTTOM ROW: Walker, Kauffman, Weil, Doyle, Bersuch, Stone, Roberts, Vvfilson, McDonald, Robertson, Selbach. Page '76 I Juniors LOWER Row: Manning, Foster. Vklalker. Seeman. Conley, Bowman. Seagravcs. Mosher. UPPER Row: Sumcy, Little, XVillinms, Rider, Hill, Caulk. Allen, XVilson. Kistlcr. At the Last Junior-Senior Prom April 18, 1931 Page 77 GT? el 'Ha 'n :S l 35' -1 .. 7 ix 1. :A - Ss 'r ,--1 - ,- - -- is-e A ,D-lie: sage in ie. ':- Es: A' ' - -153 gazlaesi-Li: y AY - Y 5 -ii-A 7- 4 D -7- -rv' ' ' if Junior R This roll represents the students' classificati spring semester, many Juniors advanced to sen Ahlborn, Betty Allen, John Allen, Kenneth Allen, Louise Allen, Stephen Alonzo, Frank Anderson, Marguerite Anderson, Mary Anderson, Wilda Anspaugh, Bob Applegate, Evelyn Arens, Leo Arnett, George Bacon, Lois Badders, Madeline Badsky, Roberta Bailey, Isabelle Baird, Harlan Baker, Miriam Ball, Mary Sue Bamberg, Laverne Bass, Lucille Bass, Raymond Batz, George Baxter, Arnold Beach, Bennett Beard, Ted Beckman, Norene Beighlie, Dean Bell, Willard Bennett, Alberta Benson, Robert Benton, Robert Benton, Sarah Bersuch, Evelyn Best, Albert Bethel, Howard Biggs, Elda Binkley, Elois Bishop, Kathryn Blanton, Helen Bliss, Bob Boggs, Charles Boles, Harry Bond, Ben Bowen, Bernice Bowen, Roy Bowman, Maxine Boyd, Phyllis Branson, Marvin Brashear, George Brazzle, Virginia Brengle, Virginia Britton, Raymond Brooks, Harry Brosamer, Bob Brown, Catherine Brown, Dorothy Brown, Dorothy Mae Brown, Winnie Brunson, Forrest Buchanan, John Burke, Charles Page '18 Burnett, Kathleen Burns, Oran Burrow, Frances Burrow, Josephine Burt, Katherine Burton, Christina Bushnell. Howard Carlson, Leland Carlson, Ruth Carpenter, Harry Carter, Jack Caulk, Emmett Caulk, Ethbert Chaffee, Harold Cherry, Eugene Clark, Eugene Cloud, Thelma Cluff, Helen Coe, Iva Coffman, Fred Cohen, Louis Coke, Dana Coleman, Wilbur Collingwood, Lucie Collins, Francis Colvin, William Conley, Madine Cooke, Charles Ccurtner, Dolores Cowie, James Cox, Leo Crabb, George Craft, Lewis Craig, Pollyanna Crane, Woodrow Crampton, Dorothy Crooker, Verna Cross, Dorothy Cummings, Marie Cunningham, John Cuthbert, James Daneke, Eldon David, Kenneth Davis, Neal Dawson, Carl Deaver, Darwin Decker, Frances Dewey, John Dews, Frank Dews, Hazel D'al, Alice Dick, Charles Dickerson, Ruth Disney, Howard Donaldson, Florence Douglas, Doretha Douglas, Margaret Doyle, Marv Duffey, Freda Dumars, Bert Dunke oll on in the fall semester. During the ior standing. I, Joe Durkee, Frank Eakins, Dean Eastman, Bill Einste in, Abe Ericson, Lee Euler, Wayne Evans, Albert Fahringer, George Faust, Marguerite Feaker, Flossie Fee, Joe Ferguson, Wayne Fisher , David Fletcher, Lucile Flora, Esther Forlly, Dale Foster , Anita Foster, Maurice Foster , Wilma Frank, Robert Franklin, Lindsay Fries, Lucile Fritz e, Frye Mildred lara , C Fuller, Kathryn Gager Bessie Gaddis, Gordon - i, Galitz Galletl i, Norman y, Ruby Gamble, Robert Garlinghouse, Mark Gartner, Rosabelle Gentry, Lois Geyer, Ferne Goodman, Ruth Gordmer, Elton Gilpin, Paul n Gordo , Etta Gordon, Merritt Graves, Helen Green, Ray Greenl Greenl and, Dorothy and, Frederick Grentner, Bob Grif fit Grif fit h, Bernadine h, Kenneth Handy, Alton Harding, Dorothy Harmon, Dorothy Harr, Eugenia Harris Harris Hartw , Bob , Ruth ick, Anita Hastings, Thelma Haven s, Charles Hawes, Eleanor Hawki Hawn, ns, Dale Doris Hedeen, Luther Helbert, Mildred Helm, Edward Henderson, Martin Henderson, William Heyl, Doris Hilleland, Esther Hoatson, Jestine Hobart, Bettie Hobbs, Chester Hoffman, Burnadene Holmes, Helen Holt, Don Honey, Fauneal Horn, Merle Horn, Raymond Housh, Eleanor Howe, Virginia Howe, Zenith Huggins, Margaret Hugues, Marcella Hunley, Lillie Irwin, Frances Isaacson, Hilda Isaa.cson, Marlene Iserma Jackso Jackso Jencks Jensen n, Mary n, Frances n, James , Julia , Bonadelle Jensen, Sam Jessup Johnso Johnso Johnso , Eva n, Emery n, Helen n, Margaret Jones, Helen Kaler, Esther Kass, David Kaufman, Modena Kampschroeder, Olin Kaul, Eugene Keeble, Ethel Keeshan, Kathleen Kelly, Frank Kerley, Homer Kiefer, Elizabeth Kinch, Homer King, Leon Klesath, Inez Kretsinger, Loraine Kross, Zenia Kunish, Leon La Croix, Lyle La Croix, Ralph Lake, Richard Lamb, Paul Lane, Alma l 3 2 7: GTD 'vllllw an! Ei T Ss W5 ,ive Y- 1- -- -7 A' V v Y ' N SP P 0 Y Y i L Y Y 'Viz Larson, Clifford Lee, Bob Leech, Muriel Leeper, John Leib. Robert Lewis. Claude Lewis, Loyal Lieberman, David Lindsay, Helen Little, Cornelia Logan, Mabel Logan, Vera Longaker, Roberta Love, Titus Lowe, Eleanor Lyman, Charles Lyman, Don Lynch, Margaret Lyon, Ernest Lyon, Frank McArthur, Harold McCandless, George McCandle3 s, Roberta McClure, Allison McDonald, Viola McEntire, Helen McFadden, Laura McGrew, Harold McGrew, Maxine McKeen, Jean McKenzie, Dorothy Magnuson, Carl Malcolm, Lavone Mallory, William Manning, Arthur Manning, Evelyn Manspeaker, William Marcy, Fred Marin, Richard Markham, Henry Martin, Edgar Matlock, Genevieve Maurice, Charles Meek, Theda Mellinger, Troxal Meredith, Melvin Mesigh, Charles Mesigh, Delia Meyers, Lois Micheal, Marion Miller, Fred Miller, Ronald Miller, Rowland Moege, Cedric Mohler, Manin Moll, Bernice Montgomery, Paul Montgomery, Ruth Montray, Don Moore, Riley More, Wilma Morse, Jack Mosher, Carmillia Mvvrrav, Leland Nelson, Desley Nelson, Jean Nesmith, Marjie Newman, Kathryn Nichols, Helma Nichols, Ruby Nelson, Harry Nixon, Delphine Noller, William Nudson, Wayne Nuss, Maurice Nussbeck, Irvin O'Donovan, Edwin Olson, Kenneth Olson, Vera Oneal, Mary Owen, Ben Parkinson, Betty Parks, Jimmy Parr, William Parsons, Lavone Patch, Ralph Paul, John Paulsen, Nellie Pearson, Harris Pendleton, Margaret Peterson, Nels Peterson, Theodore Phelps, Ida Pickett, Ronald Poague, Georgia Pope, Naomi Poppe, Helen Purdie, Wilton Putnam, Jim Rafter, Winifred Randlett, Eugene Rasmus, Ethel Ratcliff, Alice Rector, Vernon Redding, Gladys Reeder, John Rees, Elizabeth Rees, William Richards, Lenora Richards, Myrtle Richardson, Morris Rider, George Rider, John Roberts, Louise Robertson, Alice Robinson, Eugene Robison, Marie Rock, Wendell Rollman, Jane Ronsick, Lambert Rosander, Mildred Rosebrough, Ruth Roshon, Evangeline Row, Ruth Rumsey, Francis Runyan, Ellen Z: Rupin, Ray Salyer, Everett Salzer, George Sanneman, Carol Sawtell, James Sayler, La Merle Schafer, Bennie Schmidler, Erma Schnebly, Robert Schooley, Melvin Schott, Florence Schuenight, Henry Seaver, Wilma Seeman, Kathryn Selbach, Evelyn Senne, Harry Sheafer, Harold Shelton, Charles Shoemaker, Frank Sholander, Marlow Shrake, Walter Shreves, Duane Simmons, Charles Simmons, Ralph Simpson, Edna Sleeper, Jack Sligar, George Sloan, Anna Smith, Ansel Smith, Bernard Smith, Dorothy Louise Smith, Jane Smith, Robert Smith, Virginia Snow, Burl Snyder, Dorrance Snyder, Ralph Stager, Lois Stalons, Veora Stansbury, June Stapleton, Austin Stapleton, Wallace Stephens, Judith Stevens, Nellie Stevenson, Snowdy Stewart, Ruth Stewart, Whitney Stillie, James Stogsdill, Edna Stone, Mary Stotts, Margaret Strait, Marjorie Stratton, Wilson Straus, Harry Sullivan, Pauline Sumey, Virginia Sundahl, Don Swan. Archie Swan, Katherine Swartz, Harry Swecker, Virginia Sylvester, Howard Taggart, Martha Takemire, Wilbur Thomps Thomps Thomps Tillson, Tipton, on, Forestine on, Floyd on. Melvin Celia Ware Trotter, Jack Trotter, Tom Ulrich, Floyd Van Horn, Lee. Vaughn, Maurice Vicklan d, Dorothy Villee, George Voigt, Lorene Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Barclay Berkeley Gladys Joseph Lois Ruth Wallace, Don Wallace, Ritchie 1 Wardlow, Josephine Warner, Ervin Warner, Eula Warren, Clifford Waters, Letitia Weaver, Pinkney Weeks, Glen Weigand, Alice Weil, Naomi Wenthe, William Wesley, Grace West, Howard Whitccmb, John Wiksten, Clifford Williams, Helen M- Williams, Ray Williams, Robert . Williamson, DOYWID Wilson, Elizabeth Wilson, Hazel Wilson, Louisa Wilson, Marlin Wilson, Nellie Wilson, Oscar Winter Marsraret Winter, Mercedes Womer, Wilma Woods, Irene Woodworth, Frank Worsley, Don Wright, Kathleen Wright, Young, Young, Young. Younl-5, Milburn Beulah Beverly Darrell Dorothy Zumwalt, Mildred Page 79 CFP 21:51 355 E 5 ii ' Fr:- 'E 3 'Sew ia E A x'5 1' I " A R ' a ,Q -R X no E The Sophomore Class Fall 1930 THE OFFICERS Swartz Lovewell Townlcy Vifhitford Lloyd Swartz ,,.. .... ............ P r esiderzt Georgie Whitford ...,..,.. . Secretary-Treasurer Joe Lovewell ...., ...,.,. V ice President Isabel Townley ,4,.,.,.., Ch. Social Committee THE CLASS TOP Row: Almon, Wernink, Johnson, Hawver, St. Clair, Shrake, Saunders, Cunnerson, Sand- meyer, Anderson, Lingo. SECOND Row: Egan, Brown, Kieffer, McQuilkin, Geoffroy, Hazcls, Oliver, Reagan, Spurrier, Wierman. THIRD Row: Thoes, Preston, Phillips, Cummings, Dutt, Carlson, Happe, Israel, Smith, Sim- mons, Bostwick, Miller. BOTTOM Row: Welty, Jones, Horstman, Covey, Hawks, Longshore, Haugh, Vs7ilder, Wardin, Helm, Eastman, Spaunhurst. Page 80 I 'wlwfil E S 1 Z ? . D - - - af- . a + . Af ,gf : A V T 5.6 Y ,- - '::-. - - YQXQ ,v eq 1 -., 1 , - " l -Y N of L , -fi , N-1-, A' ' pl o Y Sophomores TOP Row: Smith, Albright, Holford. l.ynn, Bethel, Cunningham, Clark. Dangerfield, Burket, Howell, Newman. SECOND Row: Hearick, French, Dittemore, Lovewell, Boon, Mullen, Bratton, Cathers, Bratten, Almon, Eldridge. THIRD Row: Meyers. Salvason. Neal, Vdeirich. Midclaugh. Perney, Balch, Lumpkin, Miehe, Kinch, Hall. Allmon. BOTTOM Row: Ciottman. Schmahl, Chastlsa, Routson, Ciorrell. Nelson, Lepper, Noonan, Often. Beall. Neiderjaufner, Stewart. ,...,,gq,.s-as G53 TOP Row: Allison, Scott, XVood. Holmer. Ellis, McNaughton. Ransom, Sayler, Tork, Helm, Jones. SECOND Row: l.ake, Bunce, Holstrom, Reed, Beard, Schoonovcr, Duncan, McFarland, Anderson. THIRD Row: Ciossett. Rowland, Owen, Blevins, Marsh. Crawford, Karlan. Ross, Van Vleck, Kibby, Manning. BOTTOM Row: Travis, Faulk. Brown, Ray, Rollman, Thomas, Anderson. Hart, Torgeson, Haun, Jennings, Page 81 CFD - 'wlwmv n: ,, gli 2 :- ., li 1-J - -za! :L T as W iff- --. A ET C 1: iifiisa E555 E55 z' A' 'Y C9 TT X T4 To T CT Y Y ,TTY Sophomores TOP Row: Reid, Slaybaugh, Burke, Mills, Gray, Jones, Grant, Roberts, Sanneman, McDavid. SECOND Row: Page, Glusing, Noller, Chiles, Rabe, Goe, Walker, Cook. Moore. THIRD Row: Templeton, Tarpey, Coon, Ritchie, Mills, Larson, Dreyer, Prentice, Porter, Bum- garner. BOTTOM Row: Maines, Darnell, Rose, Hotze, Tulles, McNeiley, Ericsson, McDaniel, Crook Ellis, O'Connell. Q4 TOP Row: Burkhardt, Hamilton, Hedstrom, Austin, Beeson, Brown, Hackel, Melton, Wood ward, Allee. Hughes. SECOND Row: Herrick, Taylor, LaRue, Sellards, McKinney, Andrews, Kaiser, Wonderly, Doo little, Nordstrom. THIRD Row: May, Neske, Robinson, lVlcDermott. Hawes, Hamrell. Mathews, Miller, Mansell Weddle, Peyton, BOTTOM Row: Anderson. Mason, King, Spotts, Radcliffe, Humphries, Stocker, McCormick Remley. Cornelius, Weddle. Page 82 is xxx 3 , S S D. O me - , S - - .. Y FQNVQ3 1 f' : R - sissy Q. 4 V41 ... - 2:35 ' E E E ' J-Ii: : TE '. ,1 . 1 , ffl Q- ia: A- -- 'Leia iaelqaul --- J Xx X - ? i i V vii i i i ATP T V N -T T O T Y Sophomores TOP Row: Smithmeyer. Tiller, Nichols. Stanley, Reeder. Auld, Saunders, Shaw. lobe, XVarren. SECOND Row: Smith, Starr, Thomas. Shriyes, Smith, Sawtell. Whitford, Stants, Griswold, NVarren. THIRD Row: Harris. Daniel. Bryan. Stanley. Scamell, Sheffield. Taggart, Henderson, Donnelly. BOTTOM ROW: Richardson. Beard. Snyder. Youngdoff, I7lin. Simpson, Holbrook. limmerson, A rnold. l.eland, Foote. J 1-'51 Tow ROW: Towslee. Constable. Walti. Caron. Kelly. John Kirkpatrick. Moran. Carson. Roy. Lewis, James Kirkpatrick, Putney. SECOND Row: Christie. Russum. Naylor. McKenna. Royer. Dawson. Boettcher. Ray. Mum- mert. Gardner. Perkins. THIRD Row: Ditch. Linscott. Frost. Beard. Joss. Lillard, Martin. Davis. Clawsey. Johnson, Blades, Vwlarren. BOTTOM Row: Kittell. Kaul. Bowlus. Powell. McDermott. Long, Johnston. XVarren. Ross. Dealy, Becker. Beightler. Anderson. Page S3 CUP Qilullil l ,, vs f , f -fl ,f -,-- , f f --, , rl- ! F .,. - - S3 1- F' ,.- --i - Cru- E' 3 - 'xvar vi 2 11 . 3 "' ff'-' wi f-N13 ...-4: ::::.,:, bigeiag'-E sfi - 'LHEQ iaflesaelv- --1 ', Y -v.,x v ' v ,-i-?' - 'T 1' A N D Y Sophomores l TOP Row: Melton, Darche. SECOND Row: Torsney, Duff, Neill, Youngbloom. Thierry, Foster, Offen, Martin, Randol, Bueter, Boyd, Schoonover. THIRD Row: Hyde, Williamson, Michael, Crouch, Scott, Maxwell, Robinson. Bassett, Owen, Clark, Hoagland, Nelson. FOURTH Row: Sherman, Sewell. Bivens, Olsen, Burnett, Spickclmier, Lowman, McQuilkin, Sparling, Mcllvain, Calhoun, Townley. BOTTOM Row: Vv'hite, I-. Warren, Naill. Vvlilliams, Richard, Crice, Loomis, Clark, Jones, Schober, Stach, M. Warren. TOP Row: Coffman, Roderick, Rowe, Schwartz, French, Yarbrough, Wolf, Phoenix, Morse, Williams. SECOND Row: Swecker. Parks, Pressman, Fisher, Sullivan, Hitz, Clark, Platt, Rumatz, Strunk. THIRD Row: Langsdorf, Campbell, Robinson, Ozenberger, XValker, Davis, Roller, Rohwitz, Retter, Shields, Irvin. BOTTOM Row: Kessler, Compton, Trimble, Dibble, Bourassa, Carson, Clark, Wright, Sawyer, Bales, Wahl. Page 84 Ig, -g .1-.17 1-3 E. M o O T T T T' T O ' ' ' ' - '11 an A ' ' . V T: rea! ?L ' W B' '11 "- -' -'-: High Ea-E astra: 2- sv Af ' - X S 3-153 511152:-A - " 1 -7 X Q, Y ' - Y- Y Y -Y , - - -Y-Y AY' ri 0 Y Sophomores vi A! TOP Row: Carpenter. Henzler, Carlson, Ives. McFarland, Steiner. Griggs. Morse. Elerick. Fleming. SECOND Row: Bassett, Young, Chappell, Weidling, Kell. Montray, Cramer, Landes. Mader. THIRD Row: Lawrence. Oliphant. Gillman, Murray, Brosamer. Bybee, Doolittle, Nussbeck, Bowlus, Stephens. BOTTOM Row: Stone, Crouch, Couden, Maxwell, Millican, McEuen, Arthur. Nelson. Har- greaves, Dilley. King. TOP Row: Muck, Spurrier. Smithers, Kauffman, Bilger, Wassberg. SECOND Row: Sutherin, Allen, Smith, McDonald, Berggren, Eastman, Catren, Howe. Newell, Harrison. Bush. Logan. THIRD Row: Kirkpatrick, Piper, Gillette, Bacon, Montgomery. Brittain, Hill, Manatrey, Booth, Shubert, Caulk. FOURTH Row: Smith. Moore, Syring, Bidwell, Crow, McCaig, Vwlatkins. Hooper. Rogers. Ger- berick. Harper. BOTTOM Row: Helms. McElfresh, Vernon. DeCamp, Challacombe, Kaley. Jones. Brown. Har- vey, Christal. Higgins, Jackson. Page 85 Adams, Everett Bryan, Maxine Davis, Raymond Gordon, Edna GTD E gg, -1 - gear " rev, ni .em 71 h5F'EEi gf -AE - 252321 155515555-Liiig' Ae ?"- B 5 s' D B s s 'ef Sophomore Roll This roll is based on the fall directory. More than ZOO additional sophomores entered from the junior high schools in January. Adsit, Hurshel Albright, Leo Alexander, Vanciel Allee, William Allan, Edward Allan, George Allman, Fern Almon, Alvin Almon, Emily Altman, Clarence Anderson, Arline Anderson, Eugene Anderson, William Arnold, Constance Arthur, Barbara Arthur, Dan Atkins, Byrtie Atkins, Earl Atkinson, Lynn Auld, Frank Austin, Kendall Bacon, La Veta Baker, William Balch, Fern Bales, Marjory Barackman, Donald Barager, Lynne Barraclough, Carl Bassett, Howard Bassett, John Beall, Loretta Beard, David Beard, Jack Beard, Marjorie Beard, Mildred Beeson, Donald Becker, Helen Becker, Vera Mae Behm, Orval Behrens, Glen Behrens, Perry Beighther, Marjie Belcher, Elnora Belcher, Roy Benedict, Floyd Bennett, Arnetta Berggnen, Noble Bidwell, Isabel Bilger, Milton Billuts, Sadie Bivins, Hazel Blades, James Blevens, Paul Blocher, Earl Boaz, Clifford Boettcher, Clifford Boon, Edwin Booth, Charles Bostwick, Margaret Bourassa, Philomene Bowen, Lottie Bowlus, Margaret Bowlus, Sophia Boyd, Hilton Boydston, Roy Bratton, Leon B1'atton, Lucille Bristow, Donna Brittain, Ruth Brunton, Emil Brosamer, Dorothy Brown, Cecil Brown, Eugene Brown, Lillian Brown, Richard Browning, Raymond Brunner, Sam Page 86 Bryan, Virginia Bryant, Leonard Bueter, Catherine Bumgarner, Eleanor Bunce, Gerald Burke, Elbert Burket, Elmer Burkhardt, Allan Burnett, Frances Bush, William Bybee, Ona Mae Calhoun, Christine Campbell, Cleora Campbell, Jean Carlson, Lawrence Carlson, Robert Carlson, Virginia Carpenter, Albert Carson, Leonard Carson, Margaret Casson, Dorothy Cathers, Raymond Caton, Jimmy Catern, Kenneth Caulk, Robert Challacombe, Margaret Chapell, Clifford Chastka, Helen Chesney, Dorothy Chiles, Harry Christie, William Christner, George Christopher, William Clampitt, Marvin Clapier, Martha Clardy, Aileen Clark, Arthur Clark, Cleta Clark, Helen Clark, Jane Clark, Walter Clary, Richard Casebier, Earl Clausey, Jerry Coffman, Wayne Coleman, Clifford Compton, Josephine Constable, Newell Cook, Clarence Cook, Howard Coon, Viola Cornelius, Gladys Cornwall, Millard Couden, Opal Coverly, Robert Covey, Marguerite Cox, Orville Cramer, Charles Crawford, Gerald Cristler, Mary Crook, Iva Crouch, Dale Crouch, Evelyn Crow, Aline Cummings, Ethel Cunningham, Rolla Dailey, Donald Dangerfield, Arthur Daniel, Aline Daniel, Marjory Darche, Charles Darnell, Marie Davis, Costello Davis, Lela Davis, Margery Davis, Neal Dawson, Thomas Dealy, Ruth DeCamp, Cleo Deits, Eleanor Delaney, Richard Demoss, May Belle Devers, Eldean Dibble, Roma Dick, Richard Dilley, Lauretta Ditch, Doris Dittemore, Donald Dodson, Eddie Donnelly, Carrie Doolittle, Carl Doolittle, Ruth Drake, Frank Dreyer, Elizabeth Duff, Charles Duncan, Gweneth Dutt, Mildred Dyer, Roy Eastman, Dean Eastman, Florence Eastman, Herbert Edsall, Milford Edwards, John Egan, John Eldridge, Frances Elerick, William Ellis, Frank Ellis, Loren Ellis, Louise Emery, George Emerson, Ruth England, Beulah Ericsson, Dorothy Faulk, Virginia Fennessee, Martha Fehy, Paul Finger, Helen Finnie, William Fisher, Lorena Fisher, Samuel Flands, Elmo Fleming, Mary Fleming, Willard Flynn, Letha Foots, Nelle Foster, James Foster, Lavon French, Norman Fuller, Donald Fry, Elden Gale, Howard Galford, Albert Gardner, Waldo Garhart, Harry Garhart, Kenneth Gaskill, Edgar Gately, Neil Gay, Ruth Gebhart, Clarence Geoffrey, Robert Georgia, Ella Gerberick, Gertrud Gilchrist, James Gillette, Alma Gilman, Betty Givens, Donald Glass, Helen Glusing, Ben Goenour, Jake Good, Mateel Goodwin, Ina S Gordon, Elizabeth Gorvell, Dorothy Gossett, Gerald Gould, Gretchen Grace, Jack Grant, Charles Graves, Edward Gray, Dave Gregory, Judith Grice, Mary Griggs, Frank Griswold, Doris Gunnerson, Edwin Gunnerson, Eugene Goe, William Grice, Mary Griggs, Frank Griswold, Doris Gunnerson, Edwin Gunnerson, Eugene Goe, William Hackel, George Hall, Mary Hamrell, Helen Hamilton, Ralph Hansel, Burdette Happe, Tressa Hargreaves, Adelaide Harris, Floy Harrison, William Harold, Myron Harder, Genevieve Hart, Mary Harvey, Vivian Hugh, Eileen Haun, Vivian Hawes, Myrtle Hawks, Beulah Hawver, Ira Hazels, David Hearick, Don Hedrick, Glen Hedstrom, Carl Hedstrom, George Helm, Calista Helm, Wallace Helms, Lloyd Helms, Marguerite Henderson, Frances Henry, Florence Henzler, Bernard Herick, Dorothy Hickman, Evelyn Higgins, Pearl Hill, Frank Hill, Raymond Hill, Thelma Hitz, Harold Hoagland, Lavon Hoffman, Helen Halcomb, Hansel Holford, Floyd Holbrook, Marjorie Holmer, Robert Holstrom, Ivan Hooper, Marveen Hopkins, Clarence Horstrnan, Cornelia Hotze, Eva Hoverstock, Newton Howe, William Howell, Neil Hughes, Dean Hughes, Roland Hughes, Todd - GT? !x 155, E 1- J' , E-u il C ,, veir sz'-45+ y I Pl ! Ei "' ii.. " 1 A f - . -, .. se 5 2 Iv ' X A N D Z Humphries, Margery Lumpkin, Hazel Hyde, Warren Huyett, Susie Iobe, Paul Israel, Thelma Ives, Wendell Jackson, Helen Jackson, Mamie Jacobs, Capitola Japhet, Lillian Jennings, Gertrude Jobe, Louise Johanson, Leonard Johnson, De Armond Johnson, Nadine Johnson, Richard Johnston, Lee I . Johnston, Virginia Jones, Beulah Jones, Doris Jones, Clyde Jones, Dorothy Jones, Gwendolen Jones, Grace Jones, Howard Jones, Marbel Jones Wendell Joss, Dorothy Kaiser, Lillian Kaley, Marceline Karlan, Frances Kaul, Nadine Kell, James Kessler, Flora Kibby, Ernest Kelly, Frank Kieffer. Edythe Kieffer, Lewis Kietzman, Ray Kinch, Sada King, Christine King, Dolores King, Irene Kirkpatrick, Hortense Kirkpatrick, James Kirkpatrick, John Kistler, Hazel Kistler, Mary Kittell, Marjory Knox, Murrel Koffman, Abe Kramer, Mary Kraus, Ivan Kruser, Harold Kuester, Morris Lake, George Landes, Jim Langsdorf, Emilie Larson, Helene La Rue, Elizabeth Lawrence, Gail Lawrence, Herbert Lambert, Berta Leland, Eoline Lee, Lillian Lemon, Marie Lepper, Sally Lewis, Frank Lewis, Nathan Lewis, Wilbert Liles, Robert Lillard, Elsie Linge, Charles Link, Nola Linscott, Mary Lynch, Dorothy Lynn, Charles Lynn, Merlin McCormick, Virginia McDaniel, Paula McDavid, Forest McDermott, Clara McDermott, Jane McDonald, Wendell McElfresh, Caroline McEuen, Louise McFarland, Jack McFarland, Jim McGinnis, Edward McElvain, Winifred McKenna, Francis McKinney, Evelyn McNaughton, Calvin McNeiley, Maurine McQueary, Charles McQuilkin, Geraldine McQuilkin, Wilson McCaig, Evelyn Mader, Bernard Magee, Ruth Maines, Maxine Manatrey, Cheryl Manning, George Mansell, Etta Mansfield, Kathleen Marsh, Bob Martin, Charles Martin, Jack Martin, Marjorie Mason, Marion Mathews, Gladys Maxwell, Claudia Maxwell, Donald May, Mary Jane Meakins, Fannie Meharry, Everett Melton, Ralph Melton, Verle Meyers, Margaret Micheal, Wilbur Middaugh, Arlene Miehe, Elizabeth Miller, Blanch Gordon Miller, Miller, Muriel Miller, Norman Millican, Fred Millican, Helen Mills, Lorraine Mills, William Montgomery, Lela Montray, Lee Moore, Dorothy Moore, Dwight Moore, Joseph Moran, Paul Morgan, Cecil Morse, George Morse, John Morton, Charline Moss, Emmett Mott, John Muck, Paul Mullen, Dale Mummert, Carrel Murray, Charlotte Naill, Lucille Naylor, Jewell Neal, Maxine Neiderjaufner, Celia Neill, Bradwell Logan, Leonard Long, Evelyn Longshore, Florence Loomis, Jessie Nelson, Beamer Nelson, Dean Nelson, Marie Nelson, Robert Louk, Loris Lovell, Ray Lovewell, Joe Lowman, Eva Nelson, Roberta Neske, Margie Newberry, Lesta Newell, Franklin Newman, Frank Newman, Russell Nichols, Bob Nichols, Mark Nicholson, Rupert Noller, Willard Noonan, Patricia Nordstrom, Carl Nordstrom, Lloyd Nussbeck, Dorothy O'Connell, Lorene Offen, George Offen, Marie O'Haver, Peggy Oliphant, Frances Oliver, Jack Olsen, Betty Owen, Bob Owen, Frederick Owen, Willard Ozenberger, Dorothy Page, David Parker, Georgia Parks, Carroll Patch, Dean Patterson, John Peacher, Helen Perkins, Jack Perney, Doris Peyton, Alice Phillips, Florence Phillips, Franklin Phoenix, Perry Pinkston, George Piper, Ruth Platt, Earl Plumberg, Henry Porter, Dorothy Powell, Jeanette Prentice, Elda Pressman, Norman Preston, Geraldine Puschert, Eugene Putney, Don Pease, Bill Queenry, William Rabe, Raymond Radcliff, Margaret Randel, Joe Rankin, Marcus Ransom, Charles Ray, Donald Ray, Margaret Raynor, Helen Reagan, Loral Reaser, Dorothy Reed, Emogene Reed, Sylvester Reeder, Homer Reid, Joe Remley, Geraldine Retter, Naomi Reynolds, Jane Richard, Virginia Richards, Juanita Richardson, Virginia Rider, Kenneth Ritchie, Georgia Roberts, Bernard Robinson, Emily Robinson, Louise Robinson, Lester Roderick, William Rogers, Helen Rohwitz, Emma Roller, Frances Rolling, Faye Ross, Helen Ross, Robert Ross, Virginia Rostetter, Dale Routson, Evelyn Rowe, Francis Rowland, Jack Roy, Hensley Roy, Merton Royer, Vergil Rumatz, Frank Russum, Elmer Salvason, Judith Sanders, Bill Sandmeyer, Franklin Sanneman, Norman Saunders, Kenneth Saunders, Robert Sawtell, Julia Sawyer, Hazel Sayler, Marlin Scamell, Charlotte Schmahl, Fern Schober, Marjorie Schoonover, Richard Schriver, Mary Schwartz, Lloyd Scott, Billy Scott, Gordon Scott, Wayne Seagraves, Virginia Selig, Lynn Sellards, Winifred Sewell, Betty Shaffer, Verna Shaw, Clifford Sheafor, Rolland Sheffield, Jessie Sherman, Devota Shields, Edna Shrake, Phillip Shrives, Imogene Shubert, John Sibberson, Erna Sibberson, Gretchen Simmerman, Eugene Simmons, Mary Simpson, Claudine Sims, Gladys Slaybaugh, Kenneth Smith, Dorothy Lucille Francis Smith, Smith, Genevieve Smith. Hampton Smith, Herbert Smith, Howard Mary Smith, Smith, Nellalee Smither, Freeman Smithmeyer, Fred Snook, Robert Snyder, Mabel Snyder, Margie Spaunhurst, Lottie Spickelmier, Bernice Spurrier, Dale Spurrier, Reese Squires, Edith Stach, Ruth Stanley, King Stanley, Ruth Stants, Helen Stapleton, Wallace Stark, Richard Starr, Carol St. Clair, Corliss Steiner, Jack Stephens, Annabel Stephens. Merle Stevens, Ethel Stewart, Mary St. Louis, Alvin Stocker, Jean Stogsdill, Leland Stone, Dorothy Stone, Lloyd Stowe, Allen Strunk, Lyndon Sullivan, Jack Sumner, Aletha Sutherin, Marshall Swecker, Bob Taggart, Ruth Tamplin, Dorothy Tarpey, Isabel Taylor, Bob Taylor. Janet Templeton, Patricia Terrell, Edwin Thierry, Albert Thoes, Rose Thomas, Betty Thomas, Betty Thomas, Richard Thompson, Kennetlf Thompson, Lois Tiller, Dean Torgeson, Mildred Tork, Galen Torsney, Gerald Townley, Isabel Townslee, Lloyd Travis, Maxine Trice, John Trott, Dorothy Trott, Maynard Tucker, Gertrude Tucker, Woodrow Tulles, Martha Van Vleck, Homer Vernon, Eleanor Vernon, Kenneth Vogel, Dorothy Vollmer, Bernadine Wagener, Herman Wahl, Virginia Walker, Algeretta Walker, George Walker, Mary Walker, Ruby Walker, Thomas Walstrom, Clarence Wardell, Pete Wardin, Mary Warnica, Helen Warren, Eleanor Warren, Glendah Warren, Laurene Warren, Mildred Warren, Ruth Warren. Whitney Wassberg, Ivan Weddle, Bertha Weddle, Nanetta Weidling, Frederick Weirich, Jessie Welborn, Lorna, Welty, Helen Wernink, Emil White, Doris White, Ray White, Vivian White, Warren Whitford, Georgia Whitman, Urlin Wierman, Bob Wilder, Mary Williams, Allen Williams, Helen S. Williams, Stanley Williams, Walter Wilson, Katherine Wilson, Mary Wims, Beatrice Wolf, Frederick Wonder-ly, Robert Wood, Don Woodward, Harry Wright, Jessie Wyant, Margaret Yarbrough, Richard Yound, Harold Youngbloom, Howard Youngdoff, Jeanette Page 87 , qv , s - "-f 1:1 :5 l 551' NX xQ --u , 7..- 7 A ,f 7 mf :E : ii-T?- TEgr.11: 7 -sais?-K-'E 9-5125 ai'E1E222.L: M A X c. i iii A' 'IN v " D 3111 illlrlemnriam KARLEY PALMER Junior December 6, 1911-August 25, 1930 Karley faced both life and death With the same unflinching bravery. Sincere in every way, he was an earnest Worker and a true friend. DONALD STEVENS Sophomore November 6, 1914-September 2, 1930 Warm-hearted friendliness was Donald's chief characteristic. He was a lover of animals and spent much time in the out-of-doors. SAMUEL FISHER Sophomore April 7, 1915-November 1, 1930 His unselfish cheerfulness and sunny pleasure in everything pertaining to school made all of us Samuel's friends. He was manly in every way. ROBERT WILLIAMSON Sophomore August 12, 1915-February 14, 19 31 Robert's good sportsmanship in the classroom and on the golf links was in- dicative of his character. He always "played fair." DAVID WATKINS Sophomore April 25, 1915-February 26, 1931 David's merry interest in school life and his desire to help gave him a secure place in the esteem of his classmates and teachers. Page ss 3 i 5: f"f ttplviir T ilhinthall A . CFI? 'alll' 0 E S i Z ? -:rx : y-32: X E- rz, Y.. f . W f -flu f W- --- Y - -- Y - f 9 , 1 ,. ss . , A W xg, A T 5 77 X T 0 T T 7 Y The All-Victorious Football Team UNDEFEATED 1929 AND 1930 DAN EMRICH, Caplain Eullback, Vwfeight 179 Dan had the honor of captaining the second consecutive championship football eleven. He climaxed his career by a 40- yard line smash in the game with the Haskell reserves. This run early in the fourth quarter proved the only touchdown of the encounter. With an abundance of speed Dan skirted ends for consistent gains, while his drives through the line were most difficult to stop and often ended in scores. In addition to being the leading scorer of the conference last year, Dan has been captain of the mythical all-Northwest team for two years. His graduation will leave a big hole in the backfield next sea- son. REVIEW OF THE SEASON Vv'ith eleven lettermen returning and an abundance of less experienced material, Coach E. B. Weaver developed in 1930 the second consecutive all-victorious football team, By turning in win after win the Trojans made it possible for Topeka High to be the first Northeast school to cap- ture the conference title for two successive seasons. In two years opponents have tallied but two touchdowns. The infantile paralysis ban in September hampered early practice, but Salina was easily put to rout, 31 to 0, in the first night game in the history of the school. Dispelling any doubt as to the outcome of the Olathe tilt in the opening minutes, the Trojans swept through to a 33 to O victory. A light Argentine High team could not stem the tide of the invading Topekans and suffered a 34 to 0 setback. The Trojan regulars counted 28 points before the first half was completed, when they were removed in favor of the reserves. In one of the fiercest fought games of the season, the Black and Gold eleven wore down the Ottawa Cyclones and triumphed 26 to 0. While outweighed, the Trojans outfought the Red and White team. A crowd of 2.500 spectators witnessed the game. Going to Wichita for a struggle with East High, the Topekans defeated the Ark Valley eleven, Zl to 7. The only opponent touchdown of the year was carried across on a 90-yard run after an interception of a forward pass. After a scoreless first half, Coach Weaver's proteges came back to snatch a l5 to 0 win from a highly touted Emporia aggregation. A belated running attack uncorked in the last half proved the deciding feature in the renewal of clashes with the old rival, Lawrence High in the Kansas University stadium. The 26 to 0 triumph cinched the Northeast league championship and closed the conference season. Playing the Haskell Institute reserves in a post-season charity game, the Trojans nosed out the Indians, 7 to 0, For the first time the Topeka High eleven was held scoreless for three quarters, but a 40-yard run by Captain Emrich gave the verdict to the Topekans. Page 92 CTT? llw W M f ie. -,V -Arg, - ,f , -, .l 1-' 2 7: ROBERT BLISS Center, Weight 180 "Bob" came into his own this year and played a brand of ball which was scarcely outclassed, When a play was called through the center you could be almost certain there would be a hole there, with Bob leading the charge. Just the reverse was true when the plays were coming the other way. ROLAND ERWIN Tackle, Weight l70 A hard. consistent game marked Roland's style last season. He diag- nosed the opponents' plays and was one of the keystones in the best for- ward wall Topeka High has ever had. This was his last year with the team. ERANK GRANGE End, Weight l58 Holding up his end of the line with bulldog determination, Frank served equally well on offensive and defen- sive thrusts. He was always breaking up attempted end runs by getting through the interference and pulling down the ball carrier. A sure tackler, he was a great defensive player. DICK HERRON Guard, Weight l57 Dick played his first year of var- sity competition with marked success. Although not a flashy player, he could be depended upon to give his best. Dick will not be available for the 1931 edition of the football eleven. IVAN HOLSTRUM End, Weight 159 "Si" was one of the untried sopho- mores this year, but after letting him play in a few games Coach Weaver decided he possessed the necessary class. He broke into several games, improv- ing each time. He will probably fill a big place on the squad next fall. KENNETH KELL Quarterback, Weight 175 Running the team through victory after victory has been A'Kenny's" task for two seasons. His strategy and un- canny selection of the right play at the right time gained his all-conference selection. Placing punts to the far corners of the field, he pulled the team out of numerous tight places. Page i l CTT? "-llvua Q- Q' E QL- it - '?" 1 A c' - ,gf-X -" O -'ferr 'ctw Page 94 LYLEHLA CROIX Guard, Vx-'eight 163 Lyle had a vital part in most of the action. Bolstering up the defense, he helped the line repulse attack after attack by opponents on the Black and Gold goal line. Down under all the punts he often tackled the runner he- fore he could get into his stride. RALPH LA CROIX Guard, Xyeight 158 All opponents remember "Bus" as the tiny tornado who broke through to throw runners for losses. He seemed to know just when and how to hit a man to produce the best effects. Ever aggressive, he figured in most of the tackles during a game and made a pastime of breaking up plays. VUILLIAM LAWSON Halfback. Vifeight 165 "Bill" is a sure tackler. His biggest asset for two years has been a remark- able left-handed pass which he could place just at the right place before the waiting runner. A great player in making holes and running interference, Bill made possible many touchdown drives. JOHN LEEPER End. XVeight l58 John recaptured his berth again this year and was selected on All-North- east teams for 1929 and 1930, He was on the receiving end of many of Topeka's gains through the air, a fact which had much to do with making the Lawson-to-Leepet pass combina- tion the most feared in the league. VVYAYNE NUDSON Halfback, XVeight 153 This is the first year "Hucki' has had much opportunity to break into the contests. He made good in his opening game and showed steady im- provement in each succeeding encoun- ter. He had a lot of drive, and his speed aided him in doing his bit. BEN OXVENS Tackle, XVeight ZOO "Bennie" started the season with an enviable record from last year to sut- pass. Consistently opening big holes in the opposing line on the offense, he was also a bulwark on the defense. Coach XVeaver will be aided by his presence in the lineup again next fall. crtv "fl UML in Z: 5 i5E XX N , . f .fl f - f H af H 1- I - . ., T l ,N L-- J, ..-. VQ.. E E - . TREK. Vi' - V1 ' 'if - Ql 5 2 ' - - " xii xx cfm- 2 ' 5 5 1 5 E E 5 : :- tif-EEE-1cf !.': .4-ii ii-ihrf le' ,- Y I Y - L - ff- Y ,:,??,Y A N O ALLAN PETT End, Vvleight 160 Combining speed with fight, Allan proved himself capable of holding down his position. His ability to take out the opposition made possible many of the long Trojan end runs. He should become one of the best ends in the conference next year. lVlARl.lN POlNDEX'liER Center, Vileight 195 Vwlhen Marlin came to Topeka from Vvlyandotte High. he used his weight to good advantage and was a power- house of strength. His accurate passes were just where the backs needed them for the start of scoring drives. RALPH SNYDER Tackle, Vwleight 172 XVhi1e not always in the starting lineup, Ralph lost little time in show- ing his ability after breaking into the conflict. He was a most capable re- serve and could at any time step into a breach in the line and keep the for- ward wall impenetrable. ERNEsT WERNIQR End. XVeight 147 Although quite light, "Ernie" had the knack of pulling down pigskins out of the ether with remarkable ease. His determined aggressiveness, together with his pass snagging ability, made the Topeka team a constant threat in that mode of battle. RAY WILLIAMS Halfback, Weight 155 Shifty on his feet, Ray was a classy open field runner, and he possessed a mystifying style which caused oppos- ing tacklers to fail on many attempts to bring him down. As safety on the defense Ray is one of the reasons only a single touchdown was made against the Trojans all season. . ,:i. Page 95 Football Squad, l93O TOP Row: Bliss, Lawson, L. La Croix, Holstrom, Coach E, B. Weaver, Erwin, Burns, Snyder, Kell. SECOND ROW: Grange, Pett, Emery, Owen, Simmons, Beach, Emrich lcaptainj, Herren. BOTTOM RLW: Johnston, Poindexter, Leeper, Werner, Williams, R. La Croix, Nudson, Mocge. Before the Game On account of the crowded condition in the auditorium. only one indoor pep assembly has been held this year. The remaining ones have been held on Eighth Avenue between the two build- ings, with the south building steps as the stage. The arrangement has been quite satisfactory. Page 96 Bazkvthall Q CTT? "-lll'wr 1 - 5 ee- ?s r'-5 nf 7 Ei 'Z as w if."v-'- T22 ,11 ' :E - rf'-Ei ga-5 25219: -' A "T"f' Tri- -L' D - -Y- -- " 'Y Page 98 DANIEL EMRICH, Captain Guard The honor of leading the Northeast cham- pionship basketeers goes to "Dan," who by his cool and collected game kept the team from blowing up when the contest tightened. He captained the conference all-stars, as well as placing on the state honor roll. PAUL BETHEL Forward Paul entered school from Lawrence High at the spring semester. In his second contest he supplied a great portion of the fireworks which downed his former team-mates. ORAN BURNS Center Oran came to the varsity squad with ex- perience from the second team, and he shows much promise as future first team material. He proved his worth as a reserve pivot man. PAUL GILPIN Guard Paul is another of the new men who saw action several times during the season. Al- though he did not quite make his letter, Paul will furnish stiff opposition for one of the forward positions next year. KENNETH KELL Forward "Kenny" was only eligible for the first semester's play, but during this time he con- tinued his steady performance of last year. Combining fine work with sure handling of the ball he followed in shots by team-mates to turn them into points. JAMES LANDES Center "Jim" stepped into the regular lineup this season, and did his share toward bringing the team through a successful season, An arm in- jury prevented him from scoring sensa- tionally, but he always played a sound de- fensive game. 1 RALPH LA CROIX Guard "Bus" brought added glory to himself and the school when he was selected on the all-state honor roll. Diminutive yet exceed- ingly fast, he was able to hold down the leading scorers of the conference and at the same time collect counters. CHARLES LYON Guard "Chuck," after being used at forward for the greater part of the year, was changed to a guard berth where he fitted in at once. His free throw in the final seconds of the Ottawa game turned the hectic regional final in To- peka's favor. CTD 'wllgr Y :,-:iz Y 3, 5 Q :::. ,- - Qi -c'5:: YE... .aaa Z: 2a?.E a-1--Egii EEELEEEQBE' A- - Y-T -11'-X --1 D - - - '- -'-'-Y ALFRED PAGE A Forward "Al" was Topeka's scoring ace, and ranked second among the conference leaders. He played a consistent floor game and led the Trojans in many of their scoring drives. For two years he has been a tower of strength in the forward wall. ALLAN PETT Guard Consistent in staying with his man. Allan caused forwards to make their shots hur- riedly, and he kept his opponent bottled up. I-le also possessed scoring faculties and dropped in baskets from well out on the floor. EUGENE ROBINSON Forward NVhen the offense was not clicking just right. "Gene" would be sent in, He would instantly start the Trojan barrage of baskets and put in the needed punch into the team. CHAUNCEY SHARPE Center Chauncey utilized his six feet four inches to good advantage. and was able to outjump all the centers in the league. He also showed to good advantage at guard position as he could capture balls out of the melee, ,., Basketball Squad, 1931 FRONT Row: Charles Lyon, Eugene Robinson. Dan Emrich LCapt.j, Ralph La Croix, MILLLE Row: James Landes, Alfred Page, Paul Bethel, Paul Gilpin. TOP Row: XV. J. Barnett QAthletic Directorb, Chauncey Sharpe. Allan Pett. E. B. XVeaver lCoachD, Page 99 CTT? 'wlllfgr l 3 :- 5 ,W . Y .A fc -Y J. ' A- '-'- f ' ' f' ' b ' .,, .. H Za A .- - 5552 , - REE- '11 ,.. ."T-:7 : M-1 ' Y ,Y x .v: ' , ,-,f - . f -- AT N D Y Review of the Basketball Season With three lettermen as the nucleus of this year's squad, Coach E. B. Weaver and the Trojan basketeers experienced a most successful season. The Northeast Kansas league championship re- turned to Topeka in 1931 for the first time since 1928, Another regional tournament was won, and the final round of the consolation division was reached by the Black and Gold quintet. Opening the season against Westport High of Kansas City, Mo., the team showed a decided lack of offensive strength and took the short end of a 14 to 10 count. A much better looking combination defeated Salina, 14 to 9, after a late rally placed Topeka in front. Indications of the superb Trojan defense were prevalent in the Argentine encounter. The Mustangs failed to make a field goal and could score but four free throws, while Topeka gar- nered 18 points. The following week-end was disastrous, as Ottawa won 35 to 19, and St. Joe Central repeated the next night, 16 to 12. Atchison was taken into camp by the reserves, 35 to 15, after the regulars had run up an early lead. The first tie game in the history of the school was played with Wichita North. At the end of the regulation time the score was deadlocked at 17-all, and two extra periods failed to change the standing of either team. Three thousand spectators in the Washburn Field House witnessed the battle, the largest crowd attending a Topeka game during the season. Rosedale was unable to keep pace in the last half and trailed 22 to 32 at the finish of a game played on the Mt. Martian court. Last year's state champions, Wyandotte High, invaded Topeka and nosed out the Trojans, 23 to 22. Neither team forged more than four points ahead during the struggle so that the one point advantage held by the Bulldogs at the close of the first quarter was the deciding factor. Aided by a large rooting section, the Trojans downed the representatives of Lawrence High on the losers' court, 26 to 18. Page was high point man with 12 counters. Bethel also showed his former team-mates some fancy shooting. scoring 11 points. The Olathe Eagles could not protect the home citadel against the Black and Gold attack and suffered a 25 to 15 reverse. Continuing to pile up victories, the Trojans nosed out Emporia 19 to 18 after three extra periods. Emrich and Page kept Topeka in the running, with the latter accounting for the winning points. Coach Weaver used the starting lineup only four minutes in securing a 30 to ll win over Leavenworth. All the substitutes were able to show their talents to good advantage in this league victory. Wyandotte repeated an earlier win by leading when the final gun sounded 21 to 20. The Red and White five capitalized all scoring opportunities in administering the first official league defeat. With the Northeast title at stake the Trojans rose to great heights to answer successfully the Ottawa challenge, 22 to 13. Leading the greater part of the game Topeka produced a scoring drive led by Page and Emrich in the last half. Lawrence won a return engagement the following night in a listless encounter. 15 to 11, to finish the league schedule. Participating in the Ottawa regional tournament, Topeka met Lawrence in the semi-final round and came out victor, 19 to 15. Emrich broke a tie late in the fourth period, and Page cinched it with a field goal in the final minute. An Ottawa whirlwind attack left the Weaver five far behind in the opening minutes of the finals. Reaching a peak in fighting spirit during the last half, the Trojans brought the game to even terms, and a gratis throw by Lyons with but seconds left to play won the struggle, 20 to 19. A let-down in the brand of ball played at the regional meet was evidenced as Topeka went down before Manhattan in the opening round of the state classic, 22 to 20. Despite losses due to injury and sickness, the Black and Gold quintet proved itself superior to Sabetha and Arkansas City in the consolation. A husky Quinter High School team nosed out Topeka, 19 to 16, in the finals of that division to take the title to Western Kansas. Finishing the league schedule with seven victories and but one setback was alone a worthy feat. In addition several outstanding non-conference schools were defeated. With three lettermen back and the problem of a suitable gymnasium settled, prospects are ex- ceedingly bright for next season's quintet. Page 100 Svpring Sqnnrm pl cn? 'AIU 0 i B .-.:-.uni-:iS", 5- , , , - f -fl - ff-f a A of fr -T F , ' as i. T E fi - ,S-'ft-,' : TE E fre? 5 ' 1-aaigg .5 ..-E 'Usa gigljisfi' A' V V N TT v D Y T Y Y Y The Ciolf Team BACK Row: Homer Kerley. Raymond Shaw, FRONT Row: Everett Orr, Bob Hemphill, Harry Neilson, Neil White CCapt.j The Track Team TOP ROW: Coach Hadley, Maxwell, Pett, Bryant, Brown, Bliss. SECOND Row: F. Hill, Lynn, Marin, D. Hill, Frye, Clark, Schwartz, Bean, Coach Weaver THIRD Row: Bethel, Fisher, Emrich, Johnson, Booth, Sawyer, Scott, R. Pett. BOTTOM Row: Nelson, Gaddis, Owen, Walker, Steiner, McFarland, Dittemore. Page 102 , Y Y Y ,Y YY - - -, - - Y- , -, - - - 125: , 0 iirvi- '12 e'-11 . -P w AT' Y Q -3-'Y T D T Y Y T' Y T Y T TTY The Tennis Squad TOP Row: Williamson, Franklin, Lee. SECOND Row: Deaver, Lovewell, Kell, Boggs, Crabb. BOTTOM Row: Nordstrom, Renker, Page, Curry, Trotter. A T. H. S. Sportsman Most of Delmar Curry's time is spent with athletics. He is an authority on sport activities in the Northeast League. Any- one who Wants to know the score of the Lawrence-Olathe foot- ball game or who Won the Leavenworth-Argentine basketball game goes to Delmar and finds out. This term he has been sport editor for the World: he edits all of the sport stories others write and he writes many of them himself. His Work is always vivid and vigorous, written in the best of sport style. Delmar made a letter in tennis last year, is on the tennis squad again this year, and was chosen a member of the Na- tional Athletic Society. DELMAR CURRY Page 103 N115 la-,ii C 3,- i 2 g-??- Q F- A C - a -T-- - - -- . L . -X U . V 3 fn! T z 5 - av iff ' Q- '- 11 . '7 552- - E XX ---gi: :Eg :::5! gs. -.57 E51 - - .. -sg 'A-153 iizlqgg-c T- f A T x SQ - --T1- 'T'--T L ' '- v f ' ' ' Y A N O The Sport Mentors BARNETT HAYS HADLEY WEAVER ATHLETIC DIRECTOR - W. J. Barnett in the position of athletic director has played an important part in the advance- ment of athletics in Topeka High School. He has been responsible for everything in connection with the sports, from the arranging of the schedules to all accommodations and equipment for the teams. In addition Mr. Barnett coaches the tennis and golf teams, both of which have met iavith unusual success. Perhaps more actively engaged with the racquet team, it is alone a tribute that this team has not been defeated in a dual meet in a period of three years. BASEBALL COACH While not having his teams so much in the public gaze, C. A. Hays, nevertheless, produces real baseball players. Until this season he has placed the Topeka nine in county league competition. With the formation of the intra-mural six-team league his duties have been increased. He coached a nine this year which was well versed in the art of the game and fully capable of holding its own with high school teams of this section. ASSISTANT COACH Assistant Coach Charles H. Hadley is Coach Weaver's right hand man. In the fall he di- rected the activities of the second football squad, and during the winter coached the reserve bas- ketball team. He was responsible for the instruction of the fundamentals of both these sports. This spring, with each coach confining his efforts to one department. Coach Hadley drilled the dash and relay divisions of the track squad with successful results, "COACH" Topeka High's chief sport mentor, E. B, Weaver, has continued to produce outstanding teams this year. He developed the second undefeated football eleven which won the Northeast title for the second time. His proteges of the basketball court worked his man-to-man defense to perfection in capturing the conference championship. In track he was responsible for the fine showing of the Topeka team in the field events, these entrants being sure point-getters. Coach Weaver's teams for the past six years have won wide recognition, and he holds a place in the select circle of the state's best coaches. GIRLS' ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Topeka High Girls' Athletic Association is a member of the Kansas State Athletic Asso- ciation. It was organized for the purpose of offering a standardized program of intra-mural athletics for girls. The activities in which the points are won include swimming, skating, hiking, baseball, gym- nastic classes, volley ball, horseback riding, tennis. For each award training rules must be kept. The offices of this year's club are: Sarah Benton, president: Vwfilma Ray Womer. vice presi- dent: Helen Williams, secretary: Ethel Rasmus, treasurerg Arlene Smith, social chairman. Miss Jean Henry, physical education instructor, is the sponsor. During the past year 50 pins have been awarded and 30 school letters. Page 104 l 'I -. .. ' ?2 . gr -5 Eiiq " " Qfi- vii .- ' I ,.. E 255-.-n'i'5 cf-,-gg A ' N 'v 1 D f f: J, Q 5' 333-Q 1 I Page 105 w I .1 .. - .14 Eiii 'xfr'- ,tirtqn -, -5' "ii 'I ! lr HF x.- Ernegig-.1i,l-1-: 9'-X-xii 5' 6 . A N U Y F Page 106 I I V Ariiuiiiuz in 1 E? sl 5 Q Wig ?,liiWU'-A.,, Lf K .. -,M M Qlluhn CFD --....., 'xlwmr E 1:55, E ig A 0 QYQ- 11. :Kew , 71 asaiga-:-'??5 2-555 555 eEEs!e2:- ' ' A -T-5 ,L-' Y KT" -----'- A' N D Y Leaders in School Activities Student Council President Service Club President Chosen by Student Vote for Responsible Positions Alfred Page William Gray ALFRED PAGE Whether presiding at an outdoor pep assembly or introducing a speaker, Alfred Page maintains the same pleasant dignity. The Student Council is the governing body of the school: its presi- dency is a responsible position. Alfred realizes this, and gives time and thought to the Working out of its projects. WILLIAM GRAY One of the most active organizations in Topeka High School is the Service Club. Its mem- bership is voted upon by the students, William Gray has filled the captaincy of this organiza- tion with integrity and energy, making the club of extreme value to the school. Chosen by Faculty Vote as Haung Gwen Most Service Florence Green Bert Johnson FLORENCE GREEN To be chosen by her teachers as Uthe girl who has given the most service to the school" is in- deed an honor. Florence Green has merited this honor by giving unstintedly of her time and ability. In outside activities and in class work she has shown fine leadership and has served generously in many capacities. BERT JOHNSON Bert Johnson is an athlete, a scholar, and a gentleman. Perhaps no senior has contributed more to the honor of his school. Bert has participated in state scholastic events, has been a class officer, has taken part in the musical organizations, has won a track letter, and has served in many ways not awarded recognition. Page 110 The Student Council Top Row: XK'illiam Lawson. NV, N. Van Slyck CPrin.J, Alfred Page iljresfl, Bert Dumars, BOTTOM Row: Margaret Linn, XX'ilma Rae NVomer. Paula McDaniel. Rolla Cunningham. The Service Club 15 -are TOP Row: Johnson, Frank. Gray, Wyant. Best, Nuss. Reid. BOTTOM ROW: Ley, Beckman, Gihlcr. Boyd. Brown, Kell, Green. lt' Page 111 , QU? T iff! 1-T E 5 iii T i-be -1 S I '71 Ai 1 Y I -T", - D v - - " ' 'Y The Booster Club FT' ' V nes Wick. X l WE ,1 l at ?- 'W 5-:'.5"".-gay' W ' Q, gr .. TOP Row: Greenland, Baughman, Winter, Haggart, Taylor, Kell, Bolton, McQuilkin, Black, Silliman, Pink, Dove, Gibbs. SECOND Row: Beach. l,illard, Walker. Linscott. Frost, McKeen, Burrow, Jcncks, Sanneman Fawcett, Vw'ardin, XVinter, Sayler, Young. THIRD Row: Swan. Beard. Calhoun. Gillman. Burt Perrin, Shriver, LaRue. NVhitford, Town- ley, Wyant, Thomas, Pinet. FOURTH ROW: Schober. Thomas. Rollman. Oliphant. Lawrence, Sawtcll, Scllards, Herrick Dreyer. Davis. Nelson. BOTTOM Row: Baker, Burrow. Ball. Seeman. Boyd. Leech, Womer. McKenna fPres.D, Mc- Daniel, Leppcr. Joss, Stants, Schmahl, XVildcr. The Kaw Club TOP Row: Ericson, Hedeen, Briggs, Vw'hitcomb, Holford, Rose, Boggs. SECOND Row: Rumatz, Beach. Kauffman. Worsley. Pearson, McCandliss, Brosamer. THIRD Row: Stapclton, David, Hartzell, Stapelton, Holford, O'Donovan, Ciarhardt, Johann- son, Pointer, Johnson. BOTTOM Row: Seguine, Tiller, Hanson, Newlee. Noller, Dumars, Lee, Scott, Fawcett, Deaver Page 1 12 3 'K 1 The Math Club Toi, Row: Vw'allace. Sholander. SECOND Row: Richardson. Stevens, Marcy. XVallace. Hartzell. Kass. Sundahl. .loss tPres.l, Frank. THIRD ROW: Griffiths, Pickett. Smith, Roberts. Jones, Schober, Garlinghouse. Rider. Scott. Galitzki. BOTTOM ROW: Robinson, lserman, Ahlborn. Craig. Robertson. Perrin. Stark. XVorsley. Beckf man. Jordan. Roberts. The Lincoln Forum TOP Row: Scott, MacFarlane tPres.l. Garhart. Putnam, Garlinghouse. Dnneke, Hanson. Miss Wolfe fAdv.J, Sunclahl, Colvin. SECOND Row: Martin. Hillmer. Rollman, Campbell, Vw'eig:ind. Perrin, Richards, Nichols, Nuss. THIRD ROW: Briscoe, Stark, 'Walker McElfresh. Kaler. Fisher, Ray, Jones. Burns, I-lybskmann. BOTTOM Row: Robinson, Goodman, Iserman, Rees, Peyton, Ratcliff, McKenzie, Ross. Bahr. Page113 CTD U0 :S l Z3 E. s , , ee A, -fl H E ff H E H -H B T - ' I- , 1:25. :iii is-T1 12- -112i 22 z,5gEE ?T5 'L-253 ii? qgga-LE: -- A N YT Y T D T Y Hi-Y Club TOP Row: Beach, Mr. Dice CAdv.D, Brown, SECOND Row: Martin, McDonald, Johnson, Chappell, Booth, Pickett. BOTTOM Row: Putnam, Garlinghouse, Bowen, Wyant, Clark CPres.j, MacFarlane, Colvin Olson. The Girl Reserves TOP Row: Weaver, Butcher, Rosebrough, Bolton, Brink, Womer, Fink, Rosser, McQuilkin. SECOND Row: Douglas, Bishop, E. Smith, V. Smith, McFadden, Nelson, Haggart, Taylor, Boyd, Wilson, Miller, THIRD Row: Miller, Smith, Ahlborn, Linn, Goodman, Iserman, Hobart, Frutchey, McPherson Weigand. FOURTH Row: Shields, Reeder, Cross, Ratcliff. Becker, NValker, Becker, Mason, Kempton, Coursey, Sayler, Douglas, Black, Duggan. FIFTH Row: White, Burrow, Richardson. Phillips, Oliphant. May, Shrives, Mohler, Sanneman, Fawcett, Campbell, Crow, Wardin, Roberts, Brosamer, Hamilton, Stevens. SIXTH Row: Frost, Linscott, Briscoe, Lancaster, Ross, McKenzie. Keeble, Foote, Bostwick, Ellis, Townley, M. Martin, McDaniel, Burnett, Ley, Kittell, Eastman, Beard, O. Martin Lillard. SEVENTH Row: Bahr, Lonshore, Nelson, Goodwin. Stocker, Thomas, Ray, Lawrence, Camp- bell, Bales, Swan, McKeen, Burrow, Walker, Young, Seeman, Wilson, Perrin, Long Beach, Beard, Beall, Lepper. BOTTOM Row: Silliman, Pinet, Kauffman, Offen, Schober, J. Rollman, Jones, Wikidal, M Rollman, Ewart, Williams, Boyd CPres.D, McKenna, Kell, Burt, Townley, Whitford, Schmahl, Wilder, Middaugh, Calhoun, Gillman, La Rue, Hooper. Page 114 1 1' y The French Club TOP Row: Margaret M. McKenna. Ruth XVilson QPres.H. Mrs. Terrill CAdv.j, Mary Schriver, Adriana Nelson. BOTTOM Row: Betty Howard. lone Fleming. Gretchen McKee, Betty Haggart. Dorothv Cosbv. Florence Briscoe. Pia Societas TOP Row: Frank, Johnson fConsulJ. Fisher, Sleeper, Miss Robertson fAdv.J. Miss Fowler CAdv.j, Miss Drake 1Adv.j, XVhitcomb, Putnam, Nuss. Cooke. SECOND Row: Keeble. Robinson, Lowe, Holmes. Jencks, Hayes. Brengle, Goodwin, Linscott. Frost. McKeen. BOTTOM ROW: Donaldson. Wilson, Vwfalker, Baker, Brown, Schmidler, McKenzie. Taggart. Smith. Cross. McGrew. Page 115 The Senior Dramatic Club TOP Row: Winter. Noller, Boggs, DeCraff. Peterson, Seguine, Baker, Dunkel. SECOND Row: Hawks, Page, Hanson, David, Fawcett. Newlee, Dumars, Whiteomb, Holford THIRD Row: Stark, Boyd, Brink. Linn, Mohler, Pinet, McKenna, McKee, Silliman. BOTTOM Row: Ewart, Mercedes Vwfinter, Margaret Winter, Vifilson, Fisher, Burt, Selbach. Smith Black CPres.D, Fleming. The Rifle Club RIFLE CLUB UPPER Row: Grentner, Cunningham, Graves, A, H. Winter CAdv.D, West, Bell, Galitzki, Kell, Sawtell. LOWER Row: Winter, Daneke, Lewis, Galitzki. Page 1 16 The Junior Dramatic Club 'IHOP Row: Ciossett. NVilder, Vwhardin, McDaniel, Crow. DeCnmp. l.inscott. Frost. Lillard. Lawrence. SECOND Row: Neill. Retter. Kessler. Ericsson, Middaugh, Long. Townley, Smith. l.aRue, THIRD Row: Miss A. Pringle tAdv.J. Hawks. Sanneman. Beckman. Campbell, Shriver. Beard, Rohwitz. Kross. Keeshan. BOTTOM Row: Calhoun. Snyder. Compton. Rector tPres.-Falll. Jones. Brown. XVhitford, Gillnism, Hackler, ll.loyd Schwartz tPres.-Springb, is not in pictured Girls' Athletic Association TOP Row: Ross. Bishop. Seaver. J. Laird, Vx'illsey, E. Laird. Snyder, Bowman. Perrin, XValker Maines. SECOND Row: V. Smith, Kittell, Knox. Vwleirich. Stone. Craig. Bivens. lfaulk. Ritchie. Anderf son. A. Smith, I A BOTTOM Row: Ericsson. Warren, May. Robertson. Benton CPres.D, Miss Henry tAdv.J O'Nell. Seeman. Vfomer. Saylor. Vv'illiams. Page 11 Uv ,, W - - - 1 5751? -if 1 -- f f f- Y ' 7 Y TV '- f - 2355, E S ie bias 5 ta 2 2111, ig L-521251 - -S 'nie -212125215--' af ' vi T ' 0 A A T T T if The Junior Press Club TOP Row: Altman, Gray, Gibler CStudent Sponsorj, Townley, Mills, Kass, Walker. SECOND Rows Nichols, Boyd, VJomer, Swan, Ray, Lawrence, Nuss, Leibcrman, BOTTOM Row: Nightingale, VVoodington, Vvfalker, Keifer, Keeshan. Kross, Whitford. Oliphant. The Pie Delta Pie TOP ROW: Sloan, Fisher, Hamilton QPres.j, Bahr, Martin, Miss Tucker CAdv.j, Miss Mc- Millan CAdv.j, Dilley. SECOND Row: Addis, Pendleton, Phelps, Anderson, Nelson, Laird, Mack, Hawley, Kimes, BOTTOM Row: Stroud, Cunningham, Kietzman, Fink, Smith, Dealy, Murphy, Beall. Page 118 The Art Guild TOP Row: Mack, Brown, Miss Hanley tAdv.J, Vkigstaff. Fcelcy, Lyon. SECOND Row: Meyers, Nlohlcr. Messick, Richards 1Pres.l. Miller, Perrin. Gould. BOTTOM Row: Harper. Ross. McKenzie. Gnllctly. Jobe. Meek. Porter, Jackson. The International Club TOP Row: Fisher, Hitz, XV:ilker, Richards, Sewell, Wilson, Joss QPres.j. SECOND Row: Booth, Alexander. Kaler. Binkley, Tillson, Craig, Kross, Selbach, Sundahl. BOTTOM Row: Stark. Joss, Lepper. N. Beckman, Miss R. Pringle fAdv.D, Buck, K. Beckman, Rees. Schmidler, Kiefer. Page 119 Y 7 CTT? 'alll' l ,Y Y Y 7 Y Y A -fl -V - ' 1- -- ' ' -7 ' 5 ' Q.. 1 . .-1 GF 4' '- ,42 55... E 5 R71 Q- I :rev . -P " F?" " ' --N15 LE: :::: 3: 9 iaflqsw liev' ' , x ' , , -,- -H-Y-Z' A' T I3 F T Y O Y The Sea Scout Ship The National Sea Scout Flagship, 1931 Approximately fifteen Topeka High School bovs are Sea Scouts and took the trip to Memphis, Tenn, The S. S. S. Kansan received the National Sea Scout Flagship Flag, The Camera Club Vernon French, president of the Camera Club, has done much of the photographic Work for the Sunflower. He took all the club pictures and many of the class group pictures, The club members get experience in taking pic'- tures during all types of Weather. Field trips are taken to A. H. Winter's cabin near Dover. Under the guidance of Nlr. Winter, adviser, the members develop films and negatives in the dark room. The f club was organized in 1923. VERNON FRENCH P iz 120 Page 121 w P I l CTT? 'HA :z l 2 ..-':.17g- E- .. 1 A - Q 4 fr!! ---V :L i vm nv Fvew Ev. Z? FFESS 1 if .2 5 -Y v D , - 1 ' 'V vs? Page 122 F Hunnrn J f'H . CFD 'H V0 -x .sig-3 E.. , . , . gl - ,e ,-, - - ,A , -' T Y' - - - ggi: . E 5 ig K lift- I1 721: -1 ' x 3-' -' Y YYY Y Y H-, YY A' ' ' ri T 0 Y The National Honor Society, 1931 SCHOLARSHIP LEADERSHIP Harriet Baldry Barbara Buck John Downes Elaine Frutchey Vvfilliam Gray Florence Green Helen Gibler Hall Griffiths Doral Hawks Harold Hillmer Mary Lair How Bert Johnson ell Betty L. Johnson Charles Joss CHARACTER SERVICE Anna Kell Catherine Ley Margaret Linn Alfred Page Bernard Peterson Kenneth Richards Grace Robinson Mary Rollman XVilliam Seguine Arnold Senne James Wallace Perry Wendell John Winter Because the selection of seniors for the National Honor Society came too late for a photograph in this book, the pictures of the 1931 members of the group will appear in the 1932 Sunflower. Each spring, some 30 Topeka High School seniors are chosen by the faculty as worthy of membership. Their scholastic standing must be high, their char- acter excellent, their leadership outstanding, and their service sincere and bene- ficial to the school. The honor is the highest which a senior can attain. National Athletic Society TOP Row: Raymond Shaw, Chauncey Sharpe. MIDDLE Row: Alfred Page, Ben Owen, Allan Pett, Marlin Poindexter, Norman Booth. PRONEJ Row: Eugene Robinson, Neil White, Bert Johnson QPres.D, Charles Lyon, Delmar urry. Page 124 Oratorical Contestants Tom Hanson. Stanley Tillcr. J. Edmond Mayer. Coach: XVanda Perrin. Homer Utlcy, Debate Squad Champions of Kansas Second in National Forensic Tournament f l TOP Row: Stanley Tiller. Bert Dumars. Don 'Wallace Harold Hillmer, BOTTOM Row: Anna Kell, Miriam Baker, J. Edmond Mayer, Coach: Wanda Perrin, Kathryn Burt. Page 125 CFD fly l 3 ? "l at -S ri it 'D 0 of 'CC i'i'f'f Honor T's John Downes-18 points-Perfect punctuality twice-13 grades-5M : assistant editor World-33 editor World-63 orchestra twice-l: band--M 3 home room representative-l. Alfred Page-18 points-Perfect punctuality-M 3 grades-3M 3 president Student Council -33 vice-president Student Council-126 3 tennis-2: associate business manager Sunflower- 23 business manager of Sunflower--2: home room representative-13 first basketball team--3. Anna Kell-15M points-Perfect punctuality-H 3 grades-GM3 debate-33 Service club twice-23 secretary Girl Reserves-16 3 election board-l. John Winter-15M points-Perfect punctuality twice-l: perfect attendance-M 3 grades- 83 lead Senior Dramatic club play-lf 3 Service club twice-2: orchestra twice-l: chorus- M 3 home room representative-l. Kenneth Kell-13M points-Perfect attendanceQlG 3 grades-3M 3 chorus twice-l3 ten- nis-l3 tennis-23 first basketball feamlgj first football team-33 home room representative -1. Kenneth Richards-IZM points-Perfect punctuality twice-l3 grades-63 Student Coun- cil-lh 3 president Lincoln Forum-l: advertising manager World13. Wanda Perrin-12 points-Perfect punctuality twice-13 grades-7K3 oratorical contest -M : debate-3. Robert Frank-12 points--Perfect punctuality twice-l3 perfect attendance tWice1l: grades-8: Service Club-lj home room representative-l. Mark Garlinghouse-l2 points-Perfect punctuality twice--l: perfect attendance-M, : grades-83 president Math club-l3 committee chairman Hi-Y-M 3 business manager junior play-l. Jane Rollman-lOM points-Perfect punctuality twice-lg perfect attendance-M 3 grades-83 orchestra twice-l. George Batz-ll points-Perfect punctuality twice-l3 perfect attendance-My grades twice-7M 3 Student Council-l: home room representative--l. Bert Dumars-ll points-Grades-ZH: debate-3: baseball-2: lead junior play-2: secretary Student Council-1 Z . Justine Boyd-ll points--Perfect punctuality-M3 grades-43 associate editor Sunflower annual-13 editor Sunflower-3: Treble Clef twice-l: Girl Reserve Glee club-M3 home room representative-1. Kathryn Burt-ll points-Perfect punctuality-M 3 grades-63 debate-3: committee chairman Girl Reserve-H 3 home room representative-l. Daniel Emrich-IOM points-Perfect punctuality-M3 grades-l3 track-33 first team football-3: first team basketball-3. Vernon French-IOM pointsiperfect attendance-H3 perfect punctuality-M3 perfect punctuality-H 3 perfect punctuality-M 3 grades-7M 3 president Camera club-l: home room representative-l. Harold Hillmer-10M points-Perfect punctuality-I6 3 grades-63 debate-3: election board-l. Charles Joss-10M points-Perfect punctuality twice-l3 perfect attendance-H3 grades -8: president International club-1. Harry Lieberman--10M points-Perfect punctuality twice-lg perfect attendance-M 3 grades-7M 3 orchestra twice-13 home room representative-1. Arnold Senne-IOM points-Perfect punctuality twice-l: assistant editor World-33 grades-6M . Don Wallace-IOM points-Grades-6M 3 chorus twice-13 debate-3. Phyllis Boyd-l0 points-Perfect attendance-M3 grades--5: president Junior Dramatic club-13 president Girl Reserves-IM 3 Service club-13 home room representative-l. Betty Firner-10 points--Perfect punctuality twice-l3 grades-8: chorus twice-l. Elaine Frutchey-10 points-Perfect punctuality-M 3 grades-7: orchestra twice-13 chorus twice-1: Girl Reserve Glee club-M. Mary Rollman-10 points--Perfect punctuality twice--l3 grades-GM: committee chair- man Girl Reserves-M 3 secretary of Lincoln Forum-M 3 class editor Sunflower-2. Page 126 CT? llv l 5 5, g, ' i sa - if ff. - A --, -- AY ' Y N -FT? +1 D v -Y ' - '-'V-'-Y Twenty Seniors Highest in Activities JUSTINE BOYD CLQBS-A Capella: Girl Reserves: Treble Clef: Girl Reserves Glee: Treble Clef Quartet: Junior Press QPres.J : Booster. HONORS-Assoc. Ed. Sunflower: Ed. Sunflower: Hon. Roll: Hon. "TH: Quill and Scroll: Home Room Rep. LEROY CLARK CLUBS-Hi-Y QPres., Prog. Chrj: Math. HONORS-Club Ed. World: Make-up Ed. World: Make-up Ed. Inklings: Make-up Ed. Handbook: Quill and Scroll: Hon. "TM: Hon. Roll. DELMAR CURRY CLUBS-Science CSec.-Treas.D: Pia Societas: French. HONORS-Sport Ed. World: Class Sketch Ed. Sunflower: Tennis Team 2: Hon. Roll Every Term: Asst. Stu. Mgr. Athletics: Quill and Scroll: Stu. Council Ctempj JOHN DOWNES CLUBS-Lincoln Forum: Band: Orchestra: Glee. HONORS-Asst. Ed. World: Ed. World: Ed. Scribbler: Hon. "Tn: Quill and Scroll: Sec.-Treas. Soph. Class: Home Room Rep.: Cantata: Music Contest. DAN EMRICH HONORS-Football Letter 3: Football Capt.: Basketball Letter 2: Basketball Capt.: Track Letter: Hon. "TH: All N. E. Basketball and Football Teams: Stu. Council Qtempj HELEN GIBLER CLUBS-Service CSec.-Treas.l: Pia Societas: Girl Reserves: Booster: Junior Press. HONORS-Ed. Scribbler: Asst. Ed. Sunflower: Feat. Ed. World: Ed. H. S. Haps: Sponsor Junior Press: Quill and Scroll fTreas.b: Hon. "TH: Hon. Roll Every Term: First Nat. Voc. Essay Contest: Stu. Council Ctempj FLORENCE GREEN CLUBS-Service: Pia Societas: Junior Press: Girl Reserves: Booster. HONORS-Asst. Sec. Pt. System: Sec. Pt. System: Hon. "TH: Senior Play: Ed. H. S. Haps: Quill nad Scroll: Alumni Ed. World: Circ. Mgr. Scribbler: Hon. Roll Every Term. Stu. Council ftemp.l DORAL HAWKS CLUBS-Senior Dram.: Pia Societas: A Capella: Glee. HONORS-Pres. Senior Class: Lithograph Mgr. Sunflower: Senior Dram. Plays 2: Senior Play: Sec.-Treas. Junior Class: Quill and Scroll: Hon. Roll. MARY LAIR HOWELL CLUBS--Girls' Rifle: Girl Reserves fBig Cab.H : Lincoln Forum. HONORS-Home Room Rep.: Ed. H. S. Haps: Class Sketch Ed. Sunflower: Ad Writer Sunflower: Quill and Scroll: Hon. Roll: Scholarship Contest. BERT JOHNSON CLUBS-Service CV. Pres.j: Pia Societas CPres.D: Band: Junior Press CPres.j: Orchestra. HONORS-Pres. Nat. Ath. Hon. Soc.: High Hon. Roll: Hon. "T" 2: V. Pres. Senior Class: V. Pres. Junior Class: Track Letter 23 Dep. Clerk Election Board. KENNETH KELL CLUBS-Kaw: Math: Glee: Senior Dram. HONORS-Senior Play: Senior Dram. Play: Hon. "TH: Nat. Ath. Soc.: Football Letter 3: Basketball Letter 2: Tennis Letter 3: Home Room Rep.: Music Contest. MARGARET LINN CLUBS-Senior Dram. CParl.j: Service: Girl Reserves: Pia Societas fSec,D Booster: Junior Press. HONORS-Asst. Ed. Sunflower: Per. Ed. World: Lit. Ed. Scribbler: Senior Play: Pub. Dir. Senior and Senior Dram. Plays: Stu. Council: Hon. "TH: Quill and Scroll fSec.H Hon. Roll Every Term. MARGARET MARY MCKENNA CLUBS-Girl Reserves fBig Cab.: Chr. Soc. Com.l: Booster QPres.j: French CSec.- Treas.J: Lincoln Forum: Junior Press: Junior Dram. QPres.J: Senior Dram. fSec.- Treas.J: Pia Societas CV. Presb HONORS-Lead Senior Play: Asst. Bus. Mgr. Sunflower: Quill and Scroll: Queen All- School Party: Girls' Golf Team: Home Room Rep.: Hon. Roll: Pres. G. R. Hi-Y Cab. Chr. Soc. Com. Junior and Sophomore Class. ALFRED PAGE CLUBS-Senior Dram. KV. Presb : Pia Societas. HONORS-Pres. and V. Pres. Stu. Council: Assoc. Bus, Mgr. Sunflower: Bus. Mgr. Sun- flower: Hon. "T" 2: Quill and Scroll: Nat. Ath. Hon. Soc.: Tennis Letter 3: Basketball Letter 2: All N. E. Basketball Team. KContinued on Page 1542 Page 127 GFP 'slwr l 5 l 3 , . L Y . Y , I 7 -,-,Y - A ,- f A - T - gtg : wg vw vi 311 , ?v ' 1-QSEE: iii-E 23155 352 sixties? :- A 7 ' ' , T-X 't D ' ' " ' t ' I YY Scholastic Honors The music, oratory, and journalism departments have walked off with many honors in contest work this year scholastically, also, the school has ranked high. DEBATE AND ORATORY Bert Dumars and Don Wallace, negative team, and Kathryn Burt and Wanda Perrin, affirmative team, have won a long list of honors in debate work. At the National Forensic tournament in Kansas City they won the Kansas league cham- pionship, and they are also Northeast league champions and First District cham- pions. They placed third at the University of Kansas tournament. They came into national prominence by winning second place in the National Forensic League debate contest at Ripon, Wisconsin. MUSIC The music department won second place in the Northeast league music con- test at Ottawa by receiving 81 points. The Topeka High students who placed first were: John Winter, string bass: Lynn Hackler, French horn: Bernard Peterson, boy's low voice: boys' quartet: mixed quartet. Second places were won by Maurice Vaughn, violin: William Seguine, boy's high voice: mixed quartetg string quartetg boys' glee club. Georgia Sue Reuter, bassoong Nola Stark, cello: Mary McDermott, flute: Norris McGaw, boy's medium voice: Esther Slaybaugh, girl's medium voice: girls' quartet: string trio: band, and the orchestra placed third. Topeka sent three delegates to the music contest at Emporia and came away with three wins. John Winter won first place in string bass, and Bernard Peter- son and William Seguine won second place in boys' low voice and boys' high PUBLICATIONS The Quill and Scroll contests offered opportunities which were used by many journalism students. Ruth Wilson won third place in the national ranking in an editorial contest and Ruth Rosser placed in the state ranking in the same con- test. Robert Hemphill won first place in Kansas in an ad writing contest, and Gordon Thompson won first in the state in a feature writing contest. Mary Lair Howell placed in the central states in the vocabulary contest sponsored by Quill and Scroll, and Howard Sylvester placed third in the state in the editorial contest. Barbara Buck and Helen Gibler qualified in the preliminary poetry contest sponsored by the National High School Awards. Helen also won first place in the high school division of a national vocational essay contest. Three journalism students won first places in the state in the National High School Awards contest. They were Margaret Linn, first in news writing: Del- mar Curry, first in sports writing, and Arnold Senne, first in feature writing. SCHOLARSHIP Bert Johnson, senior, achieved the honor of being one of twenty-one boys in Kansas to take the final Summerfield scholarship tests in Lawrence. In the general scholarship contest for seniors sponsored by the Emporia State Teachers College, Georgia Burns received second place in mathematics. She also received honorable mention for general ranking as did Vernon French, Hall Griffiths, Margaret Linn, and James Wallace. Vernon French, Hall Griffiths. Victor Hartzell, Perry Wendell and Georgia Burns ranked in the upper 10 per cent in the mathematics contest. Margaret Linn ranked in the upper 10 per cent in English and James Wallace received a similar honor in physical science. voice respectively. Page 12 8 Munir :H - Sriv ..- '?f:- :iie TEE'-:H 2 -.f:E:i.-:-if-E A asa asasie: -2 Sv 52.3 ' A N D Y Topeka High School Music Mr, Lawson Music Supervisor The Topeka High School During the spring semester quartet, girls' quartet, and the string quartet and string Sincere and abounding good humor is David T, Lawson's out- standing characteristic. Never an angry word does he say to the laboring students with whom he works, although every minute his sharp ear is tuned to each instrument. Patiently repeating badly sung phrases he firmly commands attention, yet he has a word of encouragement and appreciation to give before dismissal from the endless rehearsals. The things Mr. Lawson accomplishes prove the effectiveness of his methods. The A Capella Chorus of more than BOO Voices has gained distinction for its beautiful tone quality, Besides the ex- cellent Topeka High School orchestra of 100 pieces, Mr. Lawson directs a city-wide Junior High School Orchestra. Each spring each of these organizations gives a concert. band under his organization has grown immensely in size and tone. a cantata is given by the complete music department. The boys' mixed quartet, are much in demand for entertainments, as are also trio. A Capella Chorus The A Capella Chorus will present the cantata, 'lThe Witch's Daughter." by Charles S. Skilton Page 130 of the University of Kansas. if gf? -f --,- -.A , - ' - -Eqwh -:- 'r:L- g L J A VT' v E '1v . E: Xxx -'!- - L'---" t. - M? Rx. g gg g ff. -sg is X -- 1- , ,- 25222:-1-1-4 2551 22212521251 X X A N 0 Y Always with a cheery smile and bit of encouragement, Miss Evelyn Fulton is an inspiration to her students. Her glee clubs never enter a concert with failure spelled in their hearts, but with a gay determination to succeed. She has taken her glee clubs to several local sanitariums and institutions to give pleasure. Regardless of the fact that the glee club did not place in the Northeast League contest this year, Miss Fulton is pleased with the work her girls have done, She has five chorus classes, each con- sisting of about 40 students. Each class is an organized glee club which presents programs throughout the year. The girls under Miss Fultons direction have given about seventy-five programs since September, Miss Fulton assisted Mr. Lawson in the production of the cantata this spring, Including 350 Voices Nliss lfulton q 'Q 4,4 The Cantata, based on a poem by Whittier, will be directed by Professor Skilton the evening of May 22, at the city auditorium. Page 131 The Band The Topeka High School band gave its support to home games and out of town games alike. The field drill at Lawrence will not soon be forgotten. The Crchestra Besides aiding in the production of the cantata, the orchestra has presented several school programs. Page 132 Seventy Pieces l The band has also played for dcdicalions. the Governors inaugural and other civic occasions, One Hundred Instruments On several occasions, such as the school plays. a portion of the orchestra is selected to furnish the music. Page 133 CT? "JIU wr i 3 ? S i .g , f -- ' nf EL - ES V- V - '?i:- 2 - Vw- fa- .Eva '- '-aiiig?-??5 9-E55 A ' 'I TT ' o ' "" ' f Y MIXED QUARTET Page 134 SAXODH ONE.. Emma J Y ,Y , . gm? ,V , -,-, , - - ,- , Y I ' - Falllwg 1:52, W at vxi ev, 5-1 y Ae D E ri Ao X i' 0 E :ti D E 'W y Topeka High School Dramatics Miss Wheeler's ability as an instructor is well known: in the six years she has been in Topeka High School the public speaking department has expanded until it now demands all her teaching hours. Her ability as a coach is equally well known: the state- ment that she is in charge of a play is assurance in it- self that an excellent production is forthcoming. Miss Wheelerls gracious manner and flashing smile convey warmth and sincerity. One of the greatest pleasures of a student's high school career is the op- portunity of working under her tutelage. Her friend- Miss Wheeler ship is esteemed a high privilege. "New Brooms" Junior Play, December 5, l93O THE CAST Forrest Brunson ,............... Rev. Philip Dow Bob Lee .,.,......,,,... Evelyn Sclbach ,,..., Charles Boggs ....... John XVhitcomb ....... Bert Dumars ..... Page 136 . . . . .George Morrow ...Florence Wheeler .,...............Simpson Kneeland .......Thomas Bates Kenneth David ....... ...... Miriam Baker ...,.., Thomas Bates, Jr. .,..,,.....,......,..., Marsh Edwin O'Donovan ,..... ....... W ally Nowell Alma ,Lane .,.......,. Lindsay Franklin. Mercedes Vwfinter ..,. Darwin Williamson ..............,,,,.,,,,.,... Nelson ..,..........Margaret .............Williams .....,..Ethel Bates -J' E, 2555?-' nazi- cn? lf, gin EL X XQ RQ A N B- , Y , -fl f , f ff f - YA A hllfw ef 5 - - V - ig HF :--, .: ' Q - iffsie x" - 2 - - - - EE-ills Xiseis axe: Ziz siiffir- - xiii.. -153 Ei-'T GEE' "" ,7 X ff - f 1 7 ,V A if 0 v "The Goose Hangs High" Senior Play, March 27, 1930 THE CAST Bernard Peterson ...,.,. , ,,Bernard lngals Margaret Mary McKenna liunice lngals Doral llawks . .,.. .. ..... Noel Derby Robert Defiraff . .. l.eo Day Nlargraet . Nlarjorie Smith Florence Green Rhoda Mrs. Roger Bradley Julia Murdoch Kenneth Kell . , XVilliam Noller, lone ljleming., .. Tom Hanson . Kathryn Burt. ., Bernard Galilzki lfmhree Newlee ., Hugh lngals . Ronald Murdoch . .. Lois Ingals , Bradley lngals ..Dagmar Carroll .,. ,. .. .. Clem Elliot Kimberley "Ge1out.' Get out of my house." "Your futher is bankrupt. You t'an'l go bark lo college." Page 137 CTT? -snuff., ,ic 3, ,,- V . -fly ,f ,- - ff-- - f K- . - ! .-v T-A L' ,l 2:51. E 2 - X71: 5 'E .. .11 : 72 - 1-s5Eggg.??5 223-,Eg ggslag-51sie:'-- ' -Ylx , YL-Q , ,- ,- - , Y- Y- A' N 0 Y "The Perfect Alibi" Senior Dramatic Club Play, May 8, 1931 Bob DeGraff.. Marjorie Black ....... John Winter ....,.. Kenneth Kell ..,.... .. Bert Dumars ..,,......, ,..,4...,Jimmie Ludgrove ..,...Susan Cunningham .,......4.EdWard Laverick ....,....Edward P. Carter ,,....,..,.Major Fothergill John Leeper ...........,...... Mary Pinet ...,.. Jane Ewart ....,. Doral Hawks .,,... Homer Utleyn... Embree Newlee ...... .. ...."Sergeant" Mallet West Mrs. Fulverton-Pane ......Arthur Ludgrove P. C. Mallet "Now, sir, now, madam, there are four "Keep: em up, Fairjoy, keep 'em up. I'ue causes of death, known to the polzce-" got you right in the middle of the backf' Page 138 6' Iguhliraiinnz J ,ff I f if? CUP 'AIU sr it 3 E. 2 .1-1,-I M -I z Q - 1-vi' i- .4 1- 4 iv 1 Ac i +1 't cl i S0 'S T A G S T Topeka High School Publications Miss Hunt Miss Ruth E. Hunt-What a great deal this name means to students of the publications de- partment! It stands for quiet, gentle assurance, and encouraging kindness. Miss Hunt has been the adviser of the Sunflower and World for many years, and her patience and trust are ever- lasting. THE WORLD The departmental editor plan was again used for the collecting of World material this year. The editors cooperated well and successfully. The World was awarded first class honor rating by the National Scholastic Press Association and took first place in the state in the K. S. A. C. contest. THE SUNELOWER This is the last "Sunflower" to be edited by a class in the old school. The successful sale of the annual is accredited to the activity ticket plan which was first installed in Topeka High School last fall. THE SGRIBBLER The spring short story classes edited the Scribbler this year under the supervision of Miss Ruth Grandon. This Scribbler carried no advertising and had a larger distribution than that of pre- vious books. Fifteen hundred books were sold. THE HIGH SCHOOL HAPPENINGS Under the editorship of Florence Green in the fall and Mary Lair Howell in the spring, the High School Happenings, published weekly in the Topeka State Journal, maintained their high standard. ' QUILL AND SCROLL Beginning the year with three members from last year the Arthur J. Garruth chapter of Quill and Scroll added five members in December and l5 members in April. The group had three dinners during the year, with speakers at each one. Guests were Frank Tiffany, reporter for the TUPQIGI SIM? JOUFHRIQ E. E. Kelley, Kansas Grass Roots column, Topeka Daily Capital, Arthur J. Garruth, managing editor of The Topeka State Journal: and J. W. Orr and George Barrett of the College Press. The group also sponsored the reorganization of the Junior Press Club. with Helen Gibler as its adviser. Edwin Richards, Pres. Margaret Linn, Sec. Mary Rollman, V.-Pres. Helen Gbbs, Treas. Page 140 CTU l 'gr lr E 2 an ,4 -, - - -Y --l -,f, H A Y , HQ ff-f - Q -2 fe Eazge A 0 TEE r 1?. ,1 -. - ' "-E55 i5lElE555l.::' A :-I X E o F- ' "'v 1 1 , i E i Page 14 cn? 7, I L i --, -,- - Y --I -, ,K - , , 4 - :fuvfv " if 1' -is ' K1 - 5 1,j:lE:a E cgi: 52-.?.'E7: 1' -- 2+ -' -'-1 -353 5151252211 A' ' N YT 'f 0 K 'Y' 'rf' ' Y 2 ly 1- E Page 142 -- ----Y - -Y CTD lfv ii 3 ? 1 - T ie ., F 5: in E L as .fxfia : YE l :ei . - '71 " tif--EE?-:'ce-Z'-1 "J-ii! iigiiiiflff :' F- T-V i T A-T Tl 0 Y T -TY 'TT TY Journalism I and ll, Fall Top Row: Thompson, Fawcett. NVallacc. SECOND ROW: Serine. Arens. Cireen, l.inn illh, Pmaldry, Richards, Cohen. BOTTOM Row: Hamilton, Kell. McCoy. Jordan, Ewart. Rosscr, Brink. Cosby. Ley. Howell. Nkllournalism l and ll,Fall lfiw-J ,td Top Row: Galitzki. Clark fllj, Setvens. Hemphill, Curry, Reed, White. SECOND Row: Piner, Silliman, Sherman, Hawks, Cantrell. VJilson, Boyd. BOTTOM ROW Kietzman. Stowe, Foulke, Gibler LIU, Weaver, Duggan, Fleming. Page 143 CTD 'ntlllgr :vs 3 ,. 5 2 T IP4 I 1 rr! E 5 ' "' my if: " .. IIS- -- ' ,.x1:: :ETB Zi 1-Egisa-:-iq?-5 "ass ga: ssfiiee' A I I TN T TT 0 Ti TT IT' Journalism I and II, Pall TOP ROW: Kingsbury QIIJ, Downes CID. Brunt, Poindexter. Smith, Rose, Davis, Page. SECOND Row: Bowen. Granger, Fisher, Hamilton, Rollman flll. MacFarlane, Kerle, French BOTTOM Row: Johnson, Davenport, McPherson, Black, Wilson, Jcssop, Jordan, Gould McKenna. Journalism I, Spring TOP Row: Hedeen, Meredith, Colvin, Pett, Lee, Rector. SECOND Row: Garlinghouse, Frank, Sylvester, Lamb, Deaver. Boggs, Wyant, Montgomery Putnam. BOTTOM Row: Richardson, Taylor, Britt, Cross, Brown, Bovdston, Nichols, Voigt, Thompson. Page 144 Y Eli? - , --W - -f Y , I C R R T SS O 'R ' S O r z . - his :- "' ' V- A .. . E 5 Egg ,A-Ir: S -za 2 'sei Q f 22, "-ig E E i A- if 3' - 'Z '15 Q E 5 1 15 E 5 if 1 ' f Y . Y 'fair-A ' L D Y ' 'V - - -Y Journalism ll, Spring wwe! Tov Row: Rose, VVhire, Cohen, Richards, Hemphill, Kerle. SECOND Row: Scnne. Stevens. M. Jordan, Could. XX'agstaff, Hawks, Brunn. BOTTOM Row: Hamihon. Cosby, Ewart. XX'eaver. Fleming. Cantrell. Kell, Howell. Stowe. Brink. Journalism ll, Spring , if f' Top Row: Maclzarlanc, Bowen. Page, Curry, Holford. SECOND ROW: Davis, Smith. Cialitzlxi. Duggan. XVilson. Iiawceir, French. BOTTOM Row: McCoy, McPherson. Kictzman. lj, Jordan. Sherman, Black. McKenna. Paze 145 , Short Story, Spring TOP Row: Gihler, Linn, Perrin, Johnson. SECOND ROW: Miss Grandon Clnstr. J, Wikidal. Green, Sayler, Ley, BOTTOM Row: Nlay. Crow. Jones, Dugan. Granger, Gaddis. Short Story. Spring Top Row: Oberer, Lake, Pett. Richards. Downes, Clark. Smith, French, SECOND Row: Britt, Robinson, Harris, Emery, Voigt, Nichols, Howe. Stark. BOTTOM Row: Hamilton. Dickerson. Johnson. Cox, Oberer. Miss Grandon fAdv.H. Boutwell Pollock. Lane. Buck. Page 146 cftv i 32, 2,55 E if1-' 552: A 0 bali: tai 327: " - ai" - ajrsaliaeieeselefg- A V N YY X V' 0 Y Y Y i YHAYY Scribbler Staff, 1931 THE SCRIBBLER A blue-covered, sixty-four paged magazine was the product of the two short story classes this spring, Financial difficulties had prevented the publishing of the usual fall Scribbler, but in the spring, it was decided that by having a smaller magazine the project could be financed, Under the direction of Miss Ruth Grandon, a staff selected from the two classes published the magazine which went on sale April Zl. The sales campaign was opened by an assembly which endeavored to prove to the students the excellence of the magazine, Fifteen hundred tags were printed. and were sold during third hour by members of the short story classes. The finished magazine made its appearance May 8, It contained a wide variety of stories, poems. and sketches, and three hard-earned cuts, There were no ads and the magazine was financed entirely by its sales. Page L47 ,V , QD ,rf f--f f ' f - - giuugg A! M A Y' ?'1-Y - Q ' -1' axis his :EEE : 1 -Ea 51-1Q::-LP 5 ' A ,. , -f X f- D ' " ' v A N Quill and Scroll 1 ga S I . . fm? -+L . -- - - a f- 5 1 T 0 ' ' 0 '- T T ?s:. Ei?-'i A 'X-322 :22 .'I:7r' 1 1'-gg E E ? ..-. 91 CHE 2 5-.: ie E " AT V ' N T V T 9 T T V K W Y The Year 1930- 1931 For the first time in its history, Topeka High started the year with a vacation. After one week of half-day periods it was closed for two weeks because of an epidemic of infantile paralysis. Upon the students' return, September 29, the campaign for the sale of activity tickets was launched. In the first week more than 1.200 tickets were sold, assuring the success of the pro- ject. This plan, which was tried for the first time in Topeka High, had great part in the bril- liant year which is now closing. All the activities were given much better support than they customarily received. FIVE NEW FACULTY MEMBERS ADDED Three new teachers, Miss Florence Drake, Miss Ruth Jane Grandon, and Carl P. Snyder, were added to the faculty at the beginning of this year. These persons have proved themselves most likable and competent. Miss Drake's work in the Spanish department has been outstanding, and she was one of the promoters of the Spanish banquet. Miss Grandon sponsored the only Scrib- bler published this year. Mr. Snyder has assisted the athletic coaches and been Hi-Y adviser. Because of the overcrowded classes caused by the enrolling of an unusually large Sophomore class and the small number of January graduates, two new teachers were added to the faculty in February. Miss Mary Davis was employed to relieve conditions in the history classes and the study hall. She held classes in one of the rooms of the deserted fourth floor of the North Building. P. W. Chamness was appointed to assist J. H. Hoehner first hour in mechanical drawing. PRACTICE TEACHING STARTS During the second semester eight students in Washburn college who are working for their teachers' certificates assisted in various classrooms. This is the first time that practice teaching has been carried on in Topeka High School. ALFRED PAGE CHOSEN TO HEAD COUNCIL In the annual election Alfred Page was chosen by the student body to fill the most responsible position in the school-the presidency of the Student Council. JUNIOR PLAY REPLACES JANUARY SENIOR PLAY The plays this year have been of the same excellent quality which Miss Gertrude Wheeler always produces. The first play of the year, "New Brooms," was given by the Junior class December 5, taking the place of the one heretofore presented by the January graduates. The next play, "The Goose Hangs High," was presented by the Senior class on March 28. And the Senior Dramatic Club gave its annual production, "The Perfect Alibif' on May 8. ATHLETICS UNIFORMLY SUCCESSFUL Topeka High has excelled the other schools in the Northeast League in athletics this year. Before the largest and peppiest crowd in many years, the football team won the first night foot- ball game from Salina, 31 to 0. For the second successive year Topeka went through the sea- son without being defeated and won the championship of the league. In basketball Topeka won the Northeast League title at the regional tournament at Ottawa. The team, however, was defeated in the first round of the state tournament by Manhattan. DEBATE TEAM TO NATIONAL MEET The debate team won two championships-the Northeast League title and the state Forensic League tournament. Because of these victories, the Board of Education financed a trip for four members of the team to Ripon, Wis., where they took part in the tournament of the National Forensic Debate League. They won second honors in this national meet. SOCIAL EVENTS HAVE UNUSUAL BRILLIANCE Four social successes figured in the last year in the old building. The Junior-Senior Prom. after being postponed several times, proved to be a grand affair. The program was given by the Juniors and was followed by two hours of dancing. The big social event of the year, the All-School Party, was held December 12. Before the dancing each class presented a program. The one given by the Seniors was judged the best. The football banquet in honor of the 1930 Northeast League championship team was given November 26. Dan Emerich was elected captain of the all-victorious team before the dinner. The first city-wide Father and Son banquet was held on February 10. Gov. Harry Wood- ring and "Bo" McMillan, coach at K. S. A. C., were the guest speakers. The idea of the ban- quet was originated and sponsored by the Hi-Y Club under the presidency of LeRoy Clark. More than 1,200 fathers and sons attended. KContinued on Page I54j Page 149 I-- :R E ' 1-1 , ST? - - T - V17 E 5 Fir: E 5 A- 1"3 -.- "- '15 'I A! :- Q X1 v-Egyhqg, -72 5E E I: ia- ?-? - N O Y r fs 5. fu -S -, F 1.ff5-:fa ,,. . . . . F ,Cgklfi VI f' J il LI, 1:51 . QI li il I 2' Hn- ill .., less- ' . :xr tif. 7 . . -a s C, -J LEADING UHIITIJH SNIITIJHES HIINIJII QR IIIINII NIIININIY Fawcett On Full Force Completely Engulfs As- piring Competitors James X. Fawcett of To- peka high school, snatched the United States national ora- torical championship from the grasp of Horace K. Trollop of Pauline, Kans., in the finals at Washington, D. C., yesterday. Mr. Fawcett orated with such forcefulness that the west wing of the Capitol building was blown entirely away. The damage done will do much to relieve the unemployment sit- uation. In an interview given to the Washington press the champ announced his inten- tion of returning to his home 'TIS TSN! "The school spirit of this dump is a flop." said XV. J. Barnett last Friday in a spe- cial assembly. He is entirely right. It is disgraceful that more do not attend the foot- ball games. What has the world come to when nobody goes out to see palookas who never have their chemistry get beat by the White City, Kan., team 90 to 9. The team feels dejected at this negligence. Ray Williams was totally unable to play during the Tecumseh game because that blond junior was not in the stands. Dan Em- rich was heartbroken and had a complete breakdown when he saw the bowl was empty of even the hot-dog seller. Tf students would only tear themselves away from their town Topeka to begin ex- tenslve naming for 3 hog' shadows across the fighting lessons and sit in the the sun cast long bowl as purple calling career. J. Edmond Mayer, who discovered the brilliant orator, will see that he gets on the right train. When he started to the finals two months ago he woke up on the train 358 miles west of Denver and was quite some time arriving at his destina- tion. Our hero will return to- morrow. The band will meet him at the Scanty Pay depot. Page 150 in the teams and the pigs Washburn stock farm, a lump would arise in the throat of each as he cheered for old Alma Madre whose stalwart sons were battling on the green. -Q Immediately upon his arrival a parade is to be held begin- ning at 27th and Jumping Off Place and ending in the Kaw river. STUDENT IIIJUNIJII MEETS IN TNIIJIN 29 TI IIISEIISS PIIINS Bill Lawsonis Phord Fae- ton Used for Dumping Gum Papers in Kaw. The Student Council met in room Z9 last Wednesday to discuss means of transporting five carloads of last year's English test papers to the city dump. Also, plans were made to get rid of 34,798 reams of unused material written for the World during the current semester. Another problem which was solved was the disposal of 20 tons of empty gum wrappers which were found in the audi- torium after the last assembly. The system used in this work is to be quite simple, Two committees of 12 will alter- hately push Bill Lawson's Fhord Phaeton, which will be loaded with the wrappers, un- til they reach the foremost peak in Calhoun Bluffs. Then the Whole kaboodle will be shoved off the cliff into the river, directly opposite the Tecumseh power plant. l-O..i Several students motored to the Gem Drug Co. for lunch last Friday. After a hearty meal of cokes and paper nap- kins they were given permits by W. N. Van Dyke to go to the ball game. QT? - - - Al "nr ':2.- 'Ti - -..-Lgv. --v - ll A! fini? --1' V. X-rg, ,,-. .-.."z- liaise:-i?E it-aa iasleezfiefg- A N 0 Y THE EDDYTORIAL PAYGE OF THE STRANGE WORLD Emil Schmitwitzer ........ Editor Hans Zandfritz ........ Publisher Oscar Feetlebaum ,...........,. Make-up Editor Bull Kelly .... Ed. Kiddies Page Otto Rex ....,...................,. .,...,.,Editor Women's Page Percival Eairchild .............. ,..........,......Printer's Devil Al Cornpone ..........,. Advisor EUUYTWQE LUXE "Let sleeping dogs lie, say l," so sayeth a soothsayer of many years agone, "Latin is a dead language, let it rest in peace." Thousands upon thousands of Latin students are perishing from acute con- traction of the facial muscles while trying to do as the Romans did. But that is neither here nor somewhere else. The idea is, must there be these needless sacrifices to learning? No! A hundred times, no, and still no! Rather we should become Cannibals than to permit this outrage. Let us abolish Latin from the curriculum, deport it back to Italy. Throw all the text- books into the deep, blue sea. Then no longer shall we fear this hydra-headed monster in this land of the free and the home of the brave! .10 . See the Matinee Idols, Doug- las Bareshanks and Mary Pick- lefork in "Seven Keys to Dissi- pate" all next week at the Gigolo Theatre. WE HE WHO GAMBOLS He who lessons forgot, To gambol in the park, ls happy as a lark- Till finals, To loaf is such a pleasure, And he who loiters now ls contented as a cow- Till finals, To play at golf and tennis, ls quite heaven indeed, No studying does he need- Till finals. And so his merry way he goes, His troubles to forget, No difficulties yet- Till finals. BIEKWJHIEEKS 1 1. f , 1 C-l ll i lf you like soul-stirring realism, heart-rendering pathos, humorous dialogue, and tense situations, be sure not to fail to read, "The Ele- vator Boys Around the Block" or i'How Tom ad- vanced from bootblack to ap- ple seller in six months." The author, Horace Algeria, tells the story of his life in the wilds of the Blue Grass regions of Topeka. How he had to work in the fields and till the soil. How he was forced by his cruel father to rise at 4:00 in the morning to milk the hogs and carry slop to the cows, gather the horses' eggs and harness the chickens. He A SLIM nnv Tomorrow brings another day, More time to work, more time to play, Tasks left so incomplete May all be finished very neat, Tomorrow lessons may be done, The daily gamut of classes run, Tomorrow l'll no longer weep, I'm going to stay in bed and sleep. KAW 1:-mis The Kaw club met at a meeting of the Kaw club last evening in the Linken Floorem room. Nothing much was done as there was nothing much to do. However, Bill Scott had the whole group in tears by his spasmodic render- ing of that plaintive old ditty, "The Prisoner's Song." Then Embree Newlee arose and re- cited a tragic poem called "Spring" The audience did. 1.-0,.. spent the first nineteen years of his life attending a grade school at Menoken, Kan. He had to walk forty-two blocks through the snow and sleet to a drug store for his lunch. To really understand the gripping fight put up by this small, dark-complexioned he- man you must read the book for yourselves. It can be pur- chased at Jerkers and Sons Book store for only 55.00. -,...O. Always remember a bird in the hand gathers no moss.-- Aesop, Page 15 1 CT? Uv :,ir: 3, 5 ly? .C in N T Cvi 0 T TTT I THE STRANGE WORLD SIIIIIY PIIIIISES BUYS' IIIIIIIK WIIHII Extra Boxcar of Equipment Needed Monthlyg Biscuit Throwing Losing Out ln an interview given re- cently by Coach Sadly the statement was made that there were more boys out for track this year than ever before in the history of the school, A special box car has been put on the California Limited that runs through Topeka once a month with extra equipment for those who are so desirous to gain laurels and win medals on the cinder path. In an itemized list given by the coach the interviewer no- ticed that the following had been ordered but not paid for: Vaulting poles, 485 at S2 a doz. High Hurdles, 851 at 35C a carton. Discuses, 1 at 81.89 a bunch. Many of the boys out for track have declined to go out for the manly sport of hurling the biscuits, but nevertheless our famous muscle man has the record for all inter-scholas- tic competition and won the same when he slung that old lead weight two miles and a quarter. Of course, you never hear Mr. McCoy speak of his honor but he never fails to wear the gold plaited snow- shoe that was given him as a prize. Next week our team meets and will defeat the mighty team from Yates Center. The lads from Yates Middle have a Page 152 JUST BETWEEN US SIIILS Did You Know- That- Diana Campbell has dibbs on being the first one to shinny up the flagpole at the new building? That- Mary Pinet and Deb Long- shore, after one year of do- mestic art, make all their own clothes? But they never did have any pride. That- The Board of Education has voted not to move the iron gate at the east en- trance of the north building originally placed there to keep out spoonersj to the new building, unless later developments necessitate it? That- One fair damsel was over- heard saying, "Give me the good old days when there were fraternities in the high school." As it is, a Quill do Cunless your big mo- ment is a member of the Service club?j That- In the race to the cafeteria, Mr. Hepworth beat Mr. Hoehner almost every day? Mr. Hays came third with Mr. Dickson losing out en- tirely, having a three flight handicap. and Scroll pin has to - record of having never been defeated in battle but we are sure of a victory. The coach is taking 89,001 men on this trip. The one is Ed Richards, world renowned slinger of the wet towel and sponge. IIEFEHEES THHIIW SIIIES TIJPEKII WIN Silver Lake and Fleahawks Battle Decisively To Tie Until Lone Shot Wins Silver Lake, the seething metropolis of Shawnee county, sent a team of basketball players to play with our Fleahawks. The game was called in the cafeteria at 6:25 a. m. When everybody left, the game was over and the score stood ll to 10. Who won? Well, if you read the rest of this chronicle you will see. To start the festivities Cap- tain Cireely of the Silver Lake Gangsters met Horace Brunt, shining light of the Fleahawks and they tossed a bright new penny to determine who would shoot at what basket. Referee Brunner tossed the ball up, Brunt got the tip, and Dunkel passed to Colvin, who threw the ball at the score- keeper. Colvin then ran into the balcony and escaped. While the chase was on, the two teams each made eight points. The players were refreshed during the half by chile and strawberry ice cream. The second half was a fight from start to finish, with Brunt making a setup on his ninth try and Cilotto of the Gangsters scoring a sloppy field goal. As time went on and neither team was able to score and break the tie, the referee made a free throw, thus bringing the score to ll-10. db Wo A , , , ,-I - - f -, - f ,- - V ' 7 ' 4 ex. MIM. -,.. -94 EL if -ef. -- 5 -- - F - A Y Y ' N CC X I CC vi C fi I I I I A fi O Qurghlu xfhzw L13 CBoth of Them, SHNOOTZ BARBER SHOP Hair Cut and Shave While You Wait 15c I GLUMK'S I DAIRY Whipping Cream Cold Cream Shaving Cream Vanishing Cream Ice Cream and Shoe Cream PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS Read the Advertisements- It Won't Take Long! h -Tell them you saw it in the Strange World- VVhen you make a pure ase With the aid of a microscope Page 153 Uv l 3 ? 5 ' Q! -.,. E: .. ZS :ive vi A -- -Y - Twenty Seniors Highest in Activities fCor1tinued from Page 127j WANDA PERRIN CLUBS-Art Guild: Camera: Math.: Girl Reserves: Lincoln Forum: Booster. HONORS-Hon. Roll Every Termg: Hon. "TH: Oratorical Contest: Debate: Winner XVat- kins Scholarship: High Hon. Roll Once. BERNARD PETERSON CLUBS-Quartet: Senior Dram.: A Capella: Kaw. HONORS-HLead Senior Play: Bus. Mgr. Senior Dram. Play: First N. E. Music Contest: Lead Cantata: Stu. Council Ctempj KENNETH RICHARDS CLUBS-Lincoln Forum CPres.l : Pia Societas. HONORS-Hon. "TH: Bus. Mgr. Scribbler: Adv. Mgr. World: Bus. Mgr. Inklings: Quill and Scroll: I-Ion. Roll Every Term: Stu. Council fSec.j RUTH ROSSER CLUBS-Booster: Girl Reserves: Pia Societas: Junior Dram.: Treble Clef: A Capella. HONORS+Feat. Ed. World: Class Sketch Ed.: Sunflower: Prop. Mgr. Senior Play: Quill and Scroll: Stu. Council Qtempj: Music Contest. NNE ARNOLD SE CLUBS-Math. fPub. Dir.D: Lincoln Forum CSgt.-at-armsl: Camera: Los Alarconistas. HONORS-Asst. Ed. World: Ed. World: Hon, Roll Every Term: Quill and Scroll: Hon. JOHN WINTER CLUBS-Service: Rifle fPres.Q: Camera: Junior Dram.: Senior Dram.: Orchestra: A Ca- pella: String Ensemble. HONORS-I-Ion. "T": Hon. Roll Every Term: Senior Dram. Plays 2: Home Room Rep.: First in Music Contest. The Year 1930-1931 fContinued from Page 149j SCHOOL RECEIVES GIFT OF SPAR On Navy Day, October 27, a spar from "Old Ironsides," which was secured through the efforts of Vice President Charles Curtis, was presented to the Board of Education. It is to be used for the flagstaff of the new building. "A MILLION DOLLAR STUDENT BODY" The last year at Sth and Harrison has been one of the finest ever enjoyed by Topeka High, It has been a year of championships. Topeka captured the football, basketball, and debate titles in the Northeast League. The student body has shown that it is worthy of that wonderful new building which will be its home next year--and that it has a "million dollar student body for a million dollar high school."-K. R. L'ENVOI We are tired and fretful, weary and dirty With just enough pep for this last line "at thirty" And this is our thought as we bid you adieu, We'Ue done our best to make this year book for you. 4 l ' . -M , - . K l 1 1 1 X X,7 I J ..AL- Index to Advertisers Acme Paint Co. ......... 173 Addis Jewelry Store ..... 182 Aetna Life Ins. Co. . . . . 171 Alexander Baking Co. ,.., 176 Allen, C. A. ............. 160 Anderson, W. O., Com. Co..188 Armstrong Jewelry Co. . . . 161 HB-. Baughman Ice Cream Co.. .179 Beck and Baer .......... 162 Beers, R'ay .............. 189 Berkson Bros. ........... 181 Blevans Chevrolet Co. .... 161 Bowen, Nuss and Brown..167 -CL Campbell Drug' Co. . . .167 Capital Iron Works . . . .160 Capper Engraving Co. .... 192 Capper Printing Co. . . .191 Capitol Bldg. and Loan .... 173 Capital Gas and Elec. Co.. .186 Central National Bank .... 171 Central Park Pharmacy . . .167 Chimney Corner Tea Room. 187 Christian, V. M. ......... 183 City Ice Co. ............. 187 Coffee Cup. The ......... 187 College Hill Pharmacy .... 179 College Press ...... . ..... 169 Crescent Drug' Store No. 6.187 Crosby Bros. ............ 164 Crosby, Warren M. .... .. .165 Crosby, Warren M., Beauty and Barber Shop ....... 185 -D- Davis-Wellcome Mort. Co.. 163 Delux Barber Shop .... .. .163 Diamond Bros. .... . ...... 165 Drisko-Hale Drug Co, .... 179 HE... Earl Jones Food Stores. ..177 Ebey's Hat Shop .... . .... 185 Edelblute's Drug Co. ..... 177 Endlich, Harry, Clothiers. .181 Evans Shoe Shop ........ 183 -F.. Finney, R. A. ........... 186 Fleming-Wilson Wholesale Grocery Co. .. ......... 182 Forbes Hardware Co. ..... 167 Fox Topeka Theaters ..... 170 -G- Gem Drug Co. . .. ... .176 Gem Market ...... .... 1 77 Gibbs Clothing Co. .. .... 181 Gibler's Pharmacy .. .... 187 Girl Reserves ..... .... 1 65 Green Grocery Co. ....... 179 Green Parrot ............ 177 Griggs-White Clothing Co..181 Guaranty State Bank ..... 171 -HL Hall's Book Store ..169 Hargreaves Co. ..... . . . 163 Hayes Flower Shop . . .. .186 Hi-Y .............. . . .165 Hodire Studio ..... . ...... 167 Hussey Ins. Co. ......... 171 Hygrade Food Prod. Co.. . . 179 71-. Ichahod Inn ..... . ....... 177 Independent Lumber Co.. . .161 International Harvester Co.180 Irvin Tile and Marble Co.. .163 -J.. Jones 8: Birch Printini! Co. 162 Jones, J. K., Paint Co. .... 173 Jones-O'Neal Shoe Co.. .185 Jordan Bakinil Co. . ...... 157 -K-. Kansan Drug! Co. ........ 179 Kansas Power and Light..170 Kansas Reserve Bank .... 171 Karlan Furniture Co. . .... 161 Kinney Shoe Co. . . .. .165 Kinyon Drug! Store . .. . ..179 Klein-Hilmer Leather Goods Co. .... . .... .. .161 ..L... Lathrop, Mrs. Frank ..,.. 183 Leeper, J. M. ....... ...159 Lewis, Mae, Shop ........ 165 Liberty Life Ins. Co. ..... 164 Lord's Flower Shop ...... 176 Lowman Hill Pharmacy ..167 AML. Mangel's Clothing Co. .... 169 Mathewson, Edith, Flower Shop ................. 165 McCormick Rug CO. ...... 189 McEntire Bros. ....... 178 McFarland, J. E., Drug Co. 166 Meade Investment Co. .... 175 Meadow Gold Butter ..... 188 Merchants National Bank..173 Midwest Material Co. . .161 Miller Bakery . ....... ...163 Miller, J. W., Printim! C0..167 Miller-Studebaker, Ins. .. -175 Mills, W. W., Clothing Co..164 Montgomery Ward and Co.183 Moore's Stationery Co. . . .168 Mutual Laundry ......... 163 -NL National Bank of Topeka. .174 Newman Beauty Shop .... 178 Newman. W. T. ......... 178 Neiswanger Inv. Co. ..... 178 Nightingale? Clothing Co.. 165 Nitch Cleanimz and Dyeing Co. ..... . ..,.......... 185 -P... Palace Clothing Co. .. Parisian. The ..... Payne's Shoe Co. .... .. . Peerless Pharmacy Pelletier's Clothing Co, . . , . Pennant Cafeteria ....... Penney, J. C., Co. ....... . Pioneer Mortgage Co. Preferred Risk Fire Ins., Co.. Professional Directory Progressive Cleaners . -RL. Ream-McKee Sport Shop, . Reklites Candy Shop Reliable Cleaners ........ Renter Shoe Shop . . .. . ..S.. Sandwich Fountain . Sargent Cut Stone Co... Sears-Roebuck Co. . shop of India , .... ff'fff Smith-Klesath Dairy Southwestern Bell . . . . State Savings Bank . . . . . Sugar Bowl ....... . . . -TQ Topeka Daily Capital Topeka High Cafeteria .. . Topeka Insured Mothproof- ini! Co. .............. . Poultry Co. ..... . Topeka State Bank . ..... , Topeka State Journal . . Topeka Topeka Steam Boiler Works Topeka Title and Bond Co.. Topeka Wholesale Gro. Co Townley Drug Store . . . Tucker Electric Co. ..... . -V, Veale-Linscott Co. . . .. -W-. Walk-Over Shoe Co. .. Warren, Geo. W., and Son Roofers .......... . . . . Washburn College ....... Western Typewriter Co. .. Whiteker Bros. ......... . Wichers Studio .......... Wierenlra, Chas., Motor Co. Williamson, Thomas W., Architect ............. 189 181 183 167 165 187 183 175 175 184 169 188 187 185 183 177 178 189 185 188 166 171 177 174 177 186 187 182 169 160 186 186 187 162 132 5 160 156 172 163 190 173 158 Wils0n's Beauty Shop . ..181 Wolf, C. A. ........... 161 -Y- Y, W. C. A. Cafeteria 188 a-Z.. Zercher's Book Store .. Page . sl TRAINING FOR LEADERSHIP In every profession and line of en- deavor, Ihere are always a few who sei' fhe pace: and fhese leaders are nearly always lhose who have ac- quired nof only 'lechnical skill Inul also a Thorough undersfancling of 'fundamenlal principles. A characlerislic of Washburn is ils belief Ihal no single elemenl of educalion is sufficienl' in ilself. Neilher +heoreI'ical nor praclical 'training alone will suffice. II' aims 'Io so lrain young rnen and women Ihaf 'rhey will be able 'lo bring Io bear upon Iheir parlicular jobs nol only specific knowledge, buf lhe lighl' of reason as well. ANNOUNCEMENT Sludenls who desire lo enroll in Washburn nexl fall should make wrillen applicahon Io lhe commillee on admissions by Augusl I5 A blanlc will be supplied by The Regislrar. WASHBUR COLLEGE me Fm new mimefrmswdff a !f , ' wiv' 1 ,mul fl f M., rx ll 'gl' A , , A . ., ' iff 4oRnr.N. x BXKING C0- The Jordan Baking Company's Main :Q--H V. K ,f. Plant at Fifth and Holliday 1 , ' :Q I nl G I 1 IK AT A V V I 2 , , , . -b glg gipl Lf,-,.1..-F -5 V, ,Li 3 g I 4 K, NQUE i 'x v 'L B X I fm Z ' l ,,.,,., l nl , , lin" 5 l 15 ' 1 ' Q , ,, . ,J S . 4 Ah V n...w - N t - 2 to ,l The House of Appetite Appeal Appetxte Appeal IS the foundatlon of the success of the Jordan Baking Company m To peka For taste IS the primary pomt of the superlorlty of Jordan s Bread Made of the fmest ingredients by highly tramed experts workmg ln a thoroughly modern plant Jordans Bread IS truly Your Moneys Worth m Food ff'QQQ?fQx I lj! 7 I ff! f u I K f 39 JORDAN l iWPwfW ww? ' N llv nff MM GMWANY I 66 ' 1, ' ' . . , . . . , . 1 ' Cl , , , ' .79 iff' xx 6' f i V N X XX , N - ..,. X 1, f ""', V W W tumlwjjxjgggj u l al K 7 H' r U 'ZZ f 'fx X W ! ---1g.i! "" '-:Uv 5 x X I ' V74 ,wr I WX lm B A K I N G l V X ,, U f MM n'1.' ' LX A l muff l X X f -X .JUL M L- lu! is :gf Ml U4 Q S ix . k Q YC' ' X B Wil. 4, ag Topekam-. Million THOMAS W. WILLIAMSON Architect In designing this building the Tllolnus YY. Willialllsoll Co. looked years ahead. Ill all architectural work the future and strength of the stritcture as well as its beauty are kept i11 mind. Central Bldg. Phone 6511 J I , . 1 , , ," s I, N E .TM . , ,gl MHP, 1 ,dfzlu ., 1' M q' ,, K' 5 S , .fu 1 , ' if LE li iff M Jffff ll, A 4. 5' - -s , if f fm' rwa .Jil 8 Fit f'll5fili ll ini: Dollar High School J. M. LEEPER Contractor J. M. Lee-per und Co. take pride in building Topekzfs new high school. To satisfy all customers in the erection of a building is the primary aim. Both large and small contracts given the same careful consideration. 111 E. 21 Street Phone 7181 rw 9 ' 5' 'ami To 1 ., ki . i' ,Q if L ,. SKA L l

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