Torrance High School - Torch Yearbook (Torrance, CA)

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This book has been written to strengthen and enrich the bonds of true friendli- ness among all the students of the school, with the hope that it may aid in bringing about an interna- tional brotherhood. l , 0,39 1- A xi -V i .- 1 ie2:.2': lp. AQ DEDICATION Appreciation is intangibleg it is expressed only by means of an outward token. As a concrete symbol of our appreciation, We dedi- cate this volume of the Torch to Miss ELIZABETH PARKS who, through close association with the stu- dents, has proved a true friend and a capable adviser, thus instilling Within us a feeling of universal friendship. A y ra- l rr.,.fgr' 93 ,JK ,- h -4- i A7 l 1 W I 1-s.- Y , . ef' '. N' , gf- 1 . 4- bf f I l 7 I Q lil 2'-447 ZEUNVIENTE ALMA MATER FACULTY CLASSES ACTIVITIES PUBLICATIONS ORGANIZATIONS MUSIC DRAMATICS AGRICULTURE CALENDAR LITERARY ATI-ILETICS FOOTBALL BASKETBALL BASEBALL TRACK TEN N IS HUMOR ADVERTISEMENTS' W sh 'L 'T ff ' X 'ff 1. 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My heart is turning home again, and there I long to be, In the land of youth and freedom beyond the ocean bars, Where the air is full of sunlight and the Hag is full of stars." l l Elllll wanna FRIENZSI-IIP A W THE TORCH A product of cooperative effort, the result of the thought and labor of many peo- ple, and the evidence of wonderful team work. This ability to work together, to play together, to think together is one of the most important elements in the success of any enterprise. Congratulations to the staff and their sponsor for their ability to produce such a successful Annual. HERBERT S. Woon, Princifml. l10l v W' ECEDEEF5 GJ' 2? S 5 I : "" 'my , F1.oRuNcnBEHn Smith College. Lihrzlry. M.inm.'I'AY1.oR BoYN'roN University of California, llcrlcelcy. Spanish. HELEN A. Cor.1.nn Wm-llcslcy College: Cnlunil liin University. llumc ltcoriunncs. ,liv,x A. jomas l'1livcl'sity uf Vcrnnnlt. I-listnry, Civics, Guugrnphy. MW "" ' no E111 ELE.-XNOR Borciz Turrzmce High '25. Junior Clerk. ETHEL R. BURNHAM University of NVisconsin English, journalism. GRACE H. GRANGER Oberlin Col lege. M KlfllC'l'1lZ1fiCS. MARGUERITE E. JoNEs University of Vermont. Commercial. l y Wong: RIENZSI-ll? A w LEONARD AUSTIN University of California, , Los Angeles Teachers' Coll W lege. ' Auto Shop, Vocational Sci- ence and Mathematics. HERIZERT ANDREWS Marietta Collegeg O h i o 5 Tabor College, lncliana. Printing. Wn.L1AM BURK I Bradley Polytechnic Insti- tuteg Michigan State Nor- mal School. W'ood S hop, Mechanical Drawing. NIARJORIE Eiscnim University of California, Berkeley. Music. Siouiw B. NYLANDER University of California, Berkeley. Director of Physical Edu- cation zmd Athletics. LEORA S. SIIERER Stout Institute. Sewing. SARA VAUBEL Illinois State Normal Uni- versity. Typing, Penmanship, Spell- mg. jassna E. VVEAVER Los Angeles Teachers' Col lege: VVuotlbu1'y Iiusines College. Commercial. -R QQ E121 i .a wror-u.l:a Fuaunell-Ill: i Enrm P. KELLY Stanford University. lfnulisli. Ili:-story. CORA MABEE University of Southern Lialifornia. Mathematics, History. li. Ecnsirr Mniuuu. Nifw Mexico College of Agriculture. . Science, Agriculture. KATHERINE MILLERD Grinnell College. Mathematics. GRACE Moksn University nf California, lkcrkclcyi. D Latin, Junglisli. G. L. MOWRY University of Michigan. Science, Mathcmatics. Bmmncrs Suivmnwnnr. University nf California, Lns Angelus. Art. STELLA M. YoUNc. Stanford Univcrgity. History, Economics. E131 XYDRI-D RIEHZ I-ll? l JAMES H. BURCHETT Santa Barbara Teachers' College. Electricity, XVood Shop, Sheet Metal. RAYMOND D. CRAWFORD Missouri University. Band and Orchestra. KATHRYN KLEIN Sargent School for Phys- ical Education. Physical Education. Linus D. KUNKEI. Nebraska L'niversity. English. Lois LINGENFELTER NVashington State College. English, ljraniatinzs, G 1 e e Club. IRENE Mn.Ls University of Southern California. English. W. S. VV RIGHT University of Southern California. Spanish, General Science. HEl.EN TIFFANY ADA CHASE Torrance High '23, Art Institute of Chicagog Secretary. Columbia University. High School Art, Stage Craft. E141 l Pl , Wong: Rlznll: I-IIP Sununer Gmnvs ADAMSHN ,linturonl l'l'lllll Nnrhonno '27, tl. A. A. '23, '2ll. "A trtne, trun- frlrnd to renu-ml1cr." I-IAlu..xN BARRET l-Intrrrrl tronl Yurlnglnn lliull, Nmuflal. '27, Sturlt-nt ll od y Store '28, "0lll lvalvo us loin- ulc to ln: ,.:ooml," Mxrmuzn BELL SCh0llIl'Slllll Sol-lcly '26, '27, Trrnsnl-rr Svlnmnnnm Soc-my '27, Glu' Uluh '26, '27, '28, "'l.olxuv,ll,x" '27, Treasurer Lat- ln Plnlm '27, '2R: Girls' Immun- llolnvsentnllru '26. '27, '28, 'hn- nls Clnlx '27, '28, Moy Festival '27, '28, G. A. A. '27, '2S. '2ll: 'I'. N. 'l'. Slllll' '2R: Glrlf' Lcnuue Pre-wld:-nt '2lJ: Asslstunl Erlltor of Tl'm'vIl '2ll, "Clor- onvc" '29, World 1Pl'll'llf15ilil1 Sorirly '2ll, "A lrxnlmr llkn ll sunslllny Huy," IRENE BURMEISTER Muy Fm-sllvnl '26, 28: G, A. A. '2tl. '27, '28, t'olnnn'rt-lnl Clnlv '27, Torch Ntutl' '271 Stool: Mnnuucr ol' Sloru '28, Storm- Rlxnnnzor '29, Sm-l'otury-Trcmv nrur ot' Sonlor t'l1n.s '29, "Some woman unc their tonmmsk' joHN CLARK Enlrrvzl lroln Blnnunl Arts lllull '26, Vive-l'rcslmlvllt Ailrrlo l'lnh '26, Svlmlnrr-Ilin Sm-iety '26, Vlz-o-Prcrllclunt of Senior Class '20, Auulr f'lnh '26, '27, '28, 'l'rcnsurt-r nt' llnys' lmnxzllo '29, "born me lnnl thu world ln mine." 5 1929 DOROTHY BARRETT Entered from Montebello Hlglx '27, Treasurer' of Sl'll0illl'!-lilill Sm-ioty '27, Girls' League Ron- rcsentntlre '27, '28, "Tight- wzul" '28, President. ot' Girls' Sell'-govurnlnent '28, '29, An- nual Stall' '28, World Friend- ship '29, "Her ways are ways nt' sweetness." ROBERT BARTLETT President of Freslnnan Class '25, "Pickles" '25, Assistant Rlunnlwr T. N. T, '27, Business Manager T. N. T, '28, Football '27, '28, Bn:-ielmll '27 '28, '29, Truck '28, '29, "Un ln The Air" '29, Glee Club '27, '28, '29, Student Body Store '29, Preslclunt of World Friendship '2S. "Life without women would he sad." Mnmzrrr BRADSHAW Entered from Manual Arts High '26, Prcsillvnt ol' Freshnnln Class '26, Connnissioner ol' 0raJ Arts '27, President, Junior Class '25, President ol' Boys' Self- gnvcrmnent '28, Stock Judging '26, '27, Vice-President of "Ag- gie" Club '27, T, N. T. Stull' '28, Torch Stall' '28, "The Tl,:l1twnrl" '28, Conunencexnent, Orution '29, Frult .lndglnpr '26, '27, '28, President, Student Body W'2fl, "He alms high znnl hlts the mark." JUNE CHEADLE Aussie '27, "T.olnwnla1" '27, S4-lnnmnm Society '27, G le e Club '26, '27, '28, '29." "He's my man l" CLIFFORD CRANE "'1'lgIttwml" '28, Aviation Club '28, '29, Glee Club '28, '29, Picture Operator 28, '29, tion- stltntiunhl Contest '29, "Clar- ence" '29, Assistant Stage Man! ugor '29, Baseball Manager '29, "Un In The Air" '29, "Wear- lng his wisdom lightly." l YVDRI- A w VIVIAN DAUGHERTY Tluusferreml from l.'inci1nnn.l, Olxlo, '29, Senior Busketlmll 'Za' She is as dear ns she is tu . ' Lois GODDARD Enterud from Jef1'crson lliuh '27, Scholarship Society '27, '23, '29, Girls' League llvnrc- sentatire '25, Gh-ls' Baskmhall '20, G. A. A. '29, "I would live to SIULIJ' and not study tu Ire." BEN HANNEBRINK Stage Crew '27, Electrician '28, Orchestra '28, '29, Stage Mun- ,mer '29, Basketball '29, "Mu:-h learning doth drive me mad." ORVILLE HUDSON Boys' Stunt Night '26, Basket' hall '26, '27, '28, '29, Track '27, '28, Spanish Club '27, '2x, T. Club '27, '2S, '29, lineelmll '28, Commissioner of Athletics '28, Buys' Lf'KU,"llE President. '29, "Clarence" '29,Vice-I'ros- irlant Key Club '29, Glee Club '29, Dc'Jatim,: Team '29, "Un In The Air" '29, "In every :nge and clilne. we see two ol' a hind cam never agree." CLIFFORD JARRETT Stage Crew '29, "He llked to :lo as he pleased." Rlznlnasl-Ill: M ARY Fnzsm. "l'l0liles" '26, Glue Club '2lI. '27, '29, G. A. A. '26, '27, '28, '29, Girls' l.e1u,uc llunl'v.-suntu- llrc '27, "LC9l!lXVIllilr" '27, Claws .lu-esinlcnt '27, Srrnnlsh Clnh '28, '29, I'rc-slrleut '29, Hlkinl! Uluh '28, Gln-c Club 1'Iuy '28: "'l'1glmva.d" '28, May Festlvnl '28, Wnrlrl Frlvlnlslxln Club '29, "Clarence" '29, Senior lhlslicthnll Unntuln '20, "Un ln Thu Air" '29. "The nnylnzz lhnt hcuuly ls only skin deep ls hum n. skin drop snylngf' LA DORN HALL Boys' Stunt Night '25, Basket- lmll '26, '27, '28, '29, Srllolnf- shin '26, Spanish Club '26, '27, '28, Science Club '27, T. Cluh '27, '28, '29, Tnu:k '23, '29, lhlschall '28, '29, 'Fuunls '28, '29, "Tlghtu'xul" '28, Anlvcrlls- hu.: Manager '20, Key Club '22, "Oh, they mlon't expect. nun-h frmn nur." Lomslz H1LPER'r Sl?ll"l!0Vl3l'lll'll0lll flflhrur '26, "l.s-lmvaxhr' '27, Glrls' Lc-:uzue llexwcsuutntlvo '27, Glue Club '27, '28, '29, Ankle Club '27Z Schumann '27, Senior llnskrel- hull '29, "Up Tn The Air" '2ll. "lUJlll0llllJl'l' lruc frlulululllus are rure." ROBERT HUFFMAN Collslltntlurml 4'0nI.ust '20, Sell'- nuvurnnlem. 1' r 0 s 1 d u n L '2!I, Truck '20, Treasurer Svlmlur- ship Sncluty '29, I'rcslllenL of Key Club '29, Wnrhl lfrluulshln '2!l. "ms thoughts ure his r'u1n1mnious." ALFRED JAUNSEM lfoutlmll '27, Ilusuhnll '28, '20, l5uskuLlmll '28, "'l'I,:hLwurl" '28, Tunnlrs '28, 'I'. Cluh '2H. '29, "The duy is short., the work is much." P Elm , wanna F-alan: I-HP A W jonu KOl,,ESAR llnslu-tlnlll '26, '27, '28, '2lJ: 0l'l'llL'Ml!'ll, '26, lnlcruluss Fum- lnlll '23, lllll'l'UlllR! 'Frnvli '28, '20, lntureluss liusebull '28, '29, Vlee-l'resll1cllt. Senior Class '2Sj Preslllenl. ul' Senlur llluz-as '29, Secretary ol' Buys' League '20, llnsolmll '29, "One ram snllsluntlnl lSllIll0." KATl'IERINE MULL1N Cunnnerelnl Club '27: Student Illnly Sturu '28, '292T0l'Cll Stall' '28, Slut-lc lllunuuer '2ll: Girls' 'l.muruv lien,-csuntntlve '2U." "It ls roul wnrlh Llml, dC'll'l'Illllll!S our rnlnc." ALERED PENNINGTON llnslcelmul '25, '26, Fuolhull '25, '27, '28, T. Ulull '27, '23, '20, Glee Club '28: Trmek '28, '2lI, ,llllSt!llllll '28, '29, Tennis Ulnlb '28, "l'. N. T. Stall' '28, ':!ll, Turell Slut? '29, World Frlemlshln Sm-lcly '28, '29, "I I-nn waste mum time lu IL hull' lnlur than IIIUSL puunlc cnn ln u weak." C1-nuu.Es RUPPEL limllcetlmll '26, '27, '23, '291 Trxurlt '26, '29, Snnnlsh Club '27, '28, T. Club '27, '28, '29, Ilnsclntll '28, '29, Claims Vice- Pruslclentx '28, President ol' Sen- lor Flu.-is '28, Vluc-l'rvsl1lcnt. ol' llnys' Lcnuuu '28, Glue Club '28, '29, xqlfll'-PI'0Slt1l!llll nl' Stu- llc-nt liudy '29, "Ur: ln Tho Mr" '2ll. "Time alone will lull." RALPH Slxcn World Frlemlsllltr Society '29, Qlll0ll Snlm '28, '20, "Good nnture unll uuml sense must ever joln." JOSEPHINE LUPo Glue Club '2T: Spanish Club '28, '20, Secretary-Treasurer of Spanish Club '29, World. Frlendship Society '29, T. N. 'l'. Sum' '29, G, A. A. "Why should I stoop so low?" Erwoon NAHNIENS Orc-lnwtra '26, '28, Svlmlurslxin '27, '28, Aggie Club '28, Class Treasurer '27, Pronerty Com- znitleu Senior Play '20, Track '29, "Here's gold fm' yon4 sell me your record." VIRGINIA ROWELL Entered from Redondo '2S: "Clarence" 28: Band '28, '295 Spanish Club '29, World Frlendship Snulety '29, Schu- mann Suclelx' '29Z Editor ol' T. N. T. '20, Scholarship So- 1,-ieiy '29, Llterarb' Editor nt' 'Porch '20, "Here, there and 0vcr3'wl1e1'e. ' ' FRANK RUSSELL Enlered from San Pedro High '26, Sclunnmm Society '26, '27, 28, Orchestra, '26, '27, G11-'c Club '27, 'ZSZ Stunt Night '273 "Lelawala" '27, T. N. T. Stull' '28, '2ll: Basketball '29, T, Club '29, Torch Staff '292 Illuselmll '29, Band '29, "'Thu last word is mine." JAMES SHEARER "Billy" '28, Basketball Mlm- uger '29, World Fricnllsllin S0- clety '29, "The richest. minds need not. large libraries." . " P El- o wanna RIENESI-ll? FERN STEVENS Pirates' Daughter '2G: "Lehm- wulu" '27: Schumann Society '27, '2S: Aggie Club '27p Glee Club '26, '27, '28, '2Sl: Lon- stitutlonal Contest '29: "Un In The '29. "Without a sorrow, without a care, With her laughing eyes and shining hnlr." Eumcs TANSEY Pirates' Daughter "lil: G l e e Club '26, '27: "Leluw:x1a." '27: Schumann Society '2TC May Festival '27: Aszrivulture Cluh '27: T. N. T. Stall' '29: Torch Staff '29: G. A. A. '27, 29. "Hanm' no lucky, fair and free. Nothing there is that bothers ine." HELEN Touvrzu. Entered from Ull.llllll'itlg0 High Sehool, Ohio. '2S1 Student, Olllecr '28. "They do not love, that do not show their love." RICHARD WALLER Aggie Club '26, '27, '28: Stock Judi,-'inpr '26, '27, '28, '2Sl: Fruit, Judging '27, '28, '29: Plant Identification '27, '28, '2SI: Football '2S: Amlei Antluuitatis '28, '29: Scholarship Society '28: World Friendship Society '2ll: T, N. T. Stuff '28, '29, "Where can I get somethin!! for nothing?" 8 WESLEY Srnonl. Entered from Gardena High '2ll. "Once ll, week is often enough for me." NYr,A'1ANsEY Ort-llestrax '26, '27: Svhuinnnn '26, '27: Vice-l'resldelt Girls' Leauzut- '27: Allele lfluh 'Z7: Glee l.,luh '27, '2H, '2!l: Stunt Night '27: Torch Stull' 'QRS Sulmlurslxln Society '2SI May Festival '28: "Clurenee" '2!l: "Un lu The- Air" '29, "Such Fveet uornnlxlrslon doth in mush: e.' Joe Townssnn Basketball '26, '27, '28, '2!J: luterelnss Athlctles '26, '27, '28, 1251: Aclrurtlslmz Manarler '2T: Vlue-P1-uslclent or Class '2S: Commissioner ul' Oral Arts '2H: Vine-Preshlent of Student Body '2S: President of Student Body '2El: Key Clulu '29, "Ilia- tory easts its sluulnw far into the future." Mkxiqonxa YAMAMOTO Entered from Calhnllc Girls' llluh Schlol. Los Angeles. '27: Scholarship Society '27, '2S. '2!l: Amivrl Anliuulnnls '2S: T. T, Stull' '28, '29: Torch Stull' '28, Editor '29: Student Body Secretary '281 Secrutury-Tl'ens- urlfr Junior Clues '28: World Friendship '23, '2ll: G. A. A. '28, '20, "A winning wny, :L nleusnnt smile." l l Elllil . wanna lr:-'uzunsl-Ill: A W CLASS WILL A Renunciation in One Act Setting: Gymnasium Time: Some Sunday in the middle of the week Dramatis Personae: Senior Class of S'29 Spendthrift Juniors Bargain hunting underclassmen Curtain 2 Enter James Shearer and Ralph Sach carrying training table. They place it in the middle of the gym. Closely following them are the tearful seniors, each one carry- ing his respective belongings. Soon a crowd of students gather. Carefully wiping away all traces of tears, Ben I-Iannebrink mounts the table. Ben Hannebrink: Friends, Scotchmen, fellow-sufferers, lend me your ears. VVe come to sell our priceless treasures, not to bury them. The evil that we have done with them is to he allowed to live after us. The money collected today will go toward the senior gift-individual rubber-coated pads on which to park during gym classes. To start the ball rolling I offer to sell to anyone my faithful sousaphone. The person buying it will have the privilege of carrying it back and forth from school every day and may learn how to blow upon it from Mr. Crawford. What am I bid? Alan Renn bids five cents! Here you are, Fat. Yours for keeps! Lois Goddard: Students, a real bargain! I'm willing to sacrifice this special copy of True Romance that I've found so interesting to read during English class. A perfectly good copy except for a few coupons missing from the back. Ah, Beulah, l give it to you for two sticks of VVrigley's. Alfred Jaunsem: lVIy secret out at last! I'm offering to any lassie this jar of beauty cream of my own invention. Apply it every night as I've always done, and you will acquire rosy cheeks like mine. A guaranteed money-back proposition. Who is this blushing maiden who makes the bid of 25 cents! Oh, yes, Oma Beckwith. La Dorn Hall: Here is my bright orange tie. Genuine silk from the cocoon. I'll give it to anyone who will have the nerve to wear it. Put? Did I hear you speak? Right, my boy, you may have it to wear with your purple sweater. lVIildred Bell: Will anyone buy me out? I have 500 pounds of paper here, a most complete collection of middle and skirt records and demerit slips: don't all speak at once, please. CSilence.l Alack! this student body is devoid of charitable beings. Ethel, Ethel, come to my rescue, quick! Catherine lVIullin: Economics clippings! just the thing for people contemplat- ing taking ec. next semester. A complete set-that is, er, nearly complete. lVIost valuable collection of data for prospective economists. Who,ll give a good price for the goods? Charles Faulkner gives a whole dollar! Fine! I'm glad my taking eco- nomics has done my class some good, even if it did no good to me. Helen 'l'ouvell: My offering is a rare specimen of an art appreciation note book. A glamorous and heterogenous color effect on the cover and a unique type of hand printing within the book. Perhaps a little illegible at spots, but what bearing has that, considering' the originality of the whole. Here's your chance, you freshmen! Richard Burr offers I5 cents! Itls worth more, but I'1l let it go at a sacrifice, since he's a deserving lad. john Clark: This morning I brought a TOSC-I1 most perfect one-to V. D., but she wouldn't accept it, so having resolved never more to give flowers to any female, I sell to anyone this rose. It has taken a fortune to raise it in my garden, I19I I E!-El wanna :'l:uE:r.l::l-ul: but since it has been the means of breaking my heart, I'l1 sell it for anything. Who bids? Forest Pingel gives 20 cents. Sounds fishy, but I guess his intentions are good. Josephine Lupo: Pointers on how to translate Spanish. This should come in handy to students having difficulty in that particular language. Pay a good price and save yourself E's later on. Who bids? Grace Buck gives 10 cents. Alfred Pennington: A well-known horse laugh will be gone forever from the portals of this school if no one takes this chance of buying it. No need to describe its particularly appealing idiosyncrasies-everyone should recognize it who has ever been at aud calls. Any offers for the said natural gift? Let me have airg Toshiaki Sumi- naga is going to buy me out! 31.00. Too good, any way. Elwood Nahmens: No one has ever found out, but just the same I'1'n an agile terpsichorean artist. This trait will do me no good in my old age, so l'm leaving it to anyone who has gotten into the habit of swearing on a dance Hoor, provided he pays for it-I mean the dancing ability, not the swearing part. Frank Psaute bids 25 cents. It's worth more to you than that in the long run, Frank. Give me 50 cents. Eunice Tansey: lVIy curly locks have been the envy of many a student, and I'll will them away to anyone who pays the balance of the permanent. Who bids? John Young trades in his constitutional essay for them. Cheerio, Johnny! you will be a lady's man in no time. Robert Bartlett: Prospective Romeos, here is your chance. This past year, I've been busy writing a book on how to culminate a successful love affair, and now l'm ready to offer my supreme masterpiece. What am I bid? Ed Paramore bids one dollar! 'I'hat's a boon to ou1' cause. Vivian Daugherty: Having nothing worth while to offer, I leave my kid brother to any unsuspecting female who is willing to pay the price. Harlan Barrett: Boys experiencing a vicissitude in living habits will appreciate what I have here. A shaving set, together with directions how not to cut yourself. Bert Me1'rill bids 7 cents. Now, now, Bert, no need to blush about it. Fern Stevens: After ten weeks of research in the chemistry lab I have ultimately compounded a soothing salve for b1'oken hearts. Prudent administration of the same around the affected area will result in a sure recovery. It really works, as I've given it to suitors that I've rejectedi What am I- offered for this scientific product of mine? Stanley Creighton gives 10 cents. Ah! Stanley, maybe Loma will be sorry some day. Clifford Crane: Personality plus! Can anyone ask for more? I am selling my "It" to the one who speaks up first for it. John Di Massa bids a penny! CSomeone aside: "Ignorance is bliss: 'tis folly to be wise."j H John Kolesar: A perfect replica of my now famous moustache. Paste it care- fully above the upper lip and you, too, will have something to boast of. Anyone buying it will have his facial beauty enhanced, as just that much territory will be veiled from the public view. Wliicli one of you sheiks want it? Ah! George Kyle. I knew you would buy it from me. Thatls ten cents to the good. Richard Waller: lVIy demerit slips will furnish a thrill to any angelic student, so I'm putting them up for sale, at the same time ridding myself of bad ear marks. Who will buy? lVIargaret Richhart gives 5 cents. Well, that's off my chest. Clifford Jarrett: A diabolical grin has been my monopoly for ages, and upon request I'm leaving it to an underclassman. Wilfred Tidland had already put in a bid for it for 25 cents, so it goes to him. Virginia Rowell: Going forth to serve the world, I shall have to put away all childish habits and delights, so am auctioning my favorite baby doll to the highest bidder, if only she will promise to treatit kindly. Millicent Lincoln gives her last nickel! So much for that, I20l . WH We Ellliil QJRLDZLIIENZSFIIFU A w June Cheadle: Having overestimated my semester's supply of Wrigley's, I'll sell what's over and above at half price. Don't all speak at once, please! Nlildred Hol- land gets it for 15 cents. Dorothy Barrett: For months I've labo1'ed on the embroidery on this bed spread, but, after finishing it, I find that Bob doesn't like it. Who will buy this exquisite hand-made piece of art? Bill Lanz gives 32.00. Good. lldary Fiesel: I'll sell my ability of banging on the piano during gym classes and getting away with it to any hopeful musician. Dorothy Eshom bids 10 cents! O. K., Dot, but don't play any hymns, will you? Frank Russell: Fifty pounds of type metal! VVho wants this valuable relic? Joe Tavan gives 5 cents! Call for it with a wheel barrow later, Joe. Orville Hudson: A set of baby clothes my mother used to dress me in! The very thing for girls who still play with dolls. Who bids? Mary Hinman gives a penny! Wesley Strohl: No fastidious dresser will be without a chewing tobacco pouch. This one I have here is made of pure lamb's wool, handed down through generations. What am I bid? Alfred lVIintun' offers 15 cents. O. K. Gladys Adamsen: Who Wishes to learn to love Jim Nasium? I have the secret of winning its love. Who wants it? Myrtle Perkins bids 10 cents. You'll take gym every day now, I hope. lVIarjorie Yamamoto: Ever since the night of the carnival I've been Worrying about the unused egg shells left over from the annual booth. Won't anyone buy them from me, so I can stop worrying and catch up on some much-needed beauty sleep? I'll sell them at half price. George Lancaster gives 25 cents! They're yours, George, to crack on any teacher's head. Irene Burmeister: Here's something unusual. A tube of scarlet fever germs that Ilve saved over from my case. Save it till next year, and administer it to your consti- tution when flocks of tests come along. Then you're entitled to several weeks of vaca- tion. Who wants to run the risk of passing off to Hades? Richard Watson gives 20 cents for it. I-lurray for our side! Charles Ruppel: Oh! What a dilierence a dimple makes! Come on, you would- be sofa-hounds, how much can I get out of you for my captivating and seductive-even if I do say it myself-dimple? Clyde Bodley offers 18 cents. Okay, Clyde, you may have the girls falling for you yet-it's never too late to give up! Nyla Tansey: The art of applying cosmetics-it's all explained in this booklet I've compiled. What's the use of painting, if you can't look beautiful at the same time? All beauty questions from how to pluck eyebrows to how to cure wrinkles are answered in these few pages. Who wants a bargain? Dorothy Winchester gets it for her bid of 4- cents. Robert Huffman: I've taken the rattle out of my Baby Lincoln to give to any promising mechanic to play With. Imagine all the delight a person can get from it- just think of all the advantages. Paul Lessing, you seem to be pretty anxious back there. How much do you bid? 2 cents. The pleasure is all yours, keep the change. Louise Hilpert: Since I've been the only one in the class selling a senior sweater, everyone should appreciate my benevolence and offer a big price for the same. No rips, tears, or dirt spots on it-a perfectly good sweater. Glenn Tolson bids 3150! Have it stretched a little, Glen, maybe you might get into it if you tried hard enough. Joe Townsend: Who wants to buy Stella, the notorious female of our carnival? On account of my position at school, I have been able to keep her in my closet at home till today. VVho wants her as a solace in' old age? Elmer Riley is willing to give 50 cents! You're a good scout, Elmer! Are you sure you're not related? I21l up Ef mrm lzfn 'SYDQI-D PQIZEIZSI-ll? WHEN THEY WERE YOUNGER I-221 l EJ I3 wanna rnlanlnsl-lllrr A SENIOR BEES Strike up the band for the Senior Bees, A diligent crowd they arep Their glance gives the Freshmen trembly knees When they see them from afar. The Sophomores pale and stand aside VVhen they hear our stalwart treadg The Juniors run their heads to hide, And quake with fear and dread. lVIrs. lVIorse is our faculty advisor, She doesn't eat so very much for lunchg But by diligent effort she tries to make wiser The following Senior Bee bunch. "OUR Bio MoMiaNT"-His name is Charlie Steiner, "Too'rS"- HFRENCHIEU- "Bois"- HUNCAN FRANK- "IJuKiz"- "LiT'i'i.ii OSCAIl,, HIQIQCDZHT "Bic: OSCAR"- He isn't very tall: But, when it comes to dancing, He has it on them all. "Toots" Rowell is a Senior, She's the saxaphone in the bandg She hopes to grow much leaner- Give the little girl a big hand. Nine rahs for "Frenchie" Johnson, She's also in our roomy This girl was very retiring, But now her stock goes boom! Bob lVIclVIaster's now a Senior- He's had an awful bout, For the faculty kept getting meaner, And he can't quite figure it out. The quietest in our classroom Is dear old "Uma" Frankg His diet is of Spearmint gum, And we all think it rank. Earl Tavan's nickname is "The Duke," He's tall, tailored, and tan- When he goes in for aviating He won't he an also ran. ' Al Penningtoifs anotherg The girls all think him cute. Wlieil he returns from winning games They all cry, "Kiss me, Brute." The Fair Pauline is in our class About one day a week. When she returns to Redondo High YVe'll lose full many a sheik. Paul Welsch is our silent brother, His ancestry is Dutch. He isn't talking any more, But he talks just as much. i231 swans. inter PAULINE BoNHAM Entered from Redomlo Illuh '28: Glee Club '29: Fashlou Show '2S: "Up In The Air" '2D. "It's easier to luck wise thun talk wisely." ROBERT MCMASTER Football '27: T. Club '27. "Care slts lightly on his shoul- dere." CHARLES STEINER Entered from Redondo '28: Yell Leader '28, '2!J: Truck '2Sl: Tennis '2!l: Basketball '20: "A little nonsense now and then-" PAUL WELSCH Entered from Youngstown, Ohio. '27: Football '27. '2S: T. Club '27, '28, '2!J: T. N. T. Stall' '27, '28s Torch Stall' '28, '29: Teunls '28, '29Z Baseball '29: Latin Club '29. "A merry hc-nrt maketh a cheerful enun- tenuneef' E241 P El-I3 Fuss: I-ll 1930 LEONA JoHNsoN Orcllestru '27, '28, '2U: Band 'ZDS Girls' League Hl'Dl'0!i0llliI' tivo '2lJ: Senior Bnslu-thull '2llg May Festlvnl '28: Plny Dux '28. "She knows whul. she knows, and knows when she knows lt." Evunyn Rowan, Entered from Redondo '2S: Glee Club 'tillg "Billy" '2S: Band '28, '29: Orchestra. '28, '29: Worhl Friendship '28, '2ll: Sclnnnznnl Society '28, '2ll: Torch Stull' '20, 'Tm loo busy to worry." Emu. TAVAN Augie Club '27: Avlntlon Club '28g Glee Cluh '28: l"ool.bnll 'ZSZ T. Club '29: T. N. T. Stall' '20. "ls slm good looking?" A El SVDFRI-D If-'F!lEhlB5l-ll? IN MEMORIAM HOWARD SCHMID-DIED MAY 5, 1929 Our schoolmate has passed to the great beyond, Leaving with us sweet memories hereg And while we miss his happy song We'll always remember his friendship dear. A jolly pal, with a cheery smile, No task was too small for him to attend. When anyone needed help from him None could have found a truer friend. His life here was full of sunshine and joyg His music held promise of greatness and fame. And now that he dwells in that heavenly home We'll cherish his memory and honor his name. B12 ENG inl9 LILA HATTON-DIED JANUARY 30, 1929 For her who loved beauty and art, Whose friendship we cherish full Wellg To recall the brief time she was with us, YVe pause on her mem'ry to dwell. As we saw her sweet smile in our midst, A smile so gentle and kindg Our lives were brightened, enriched Another like her We'll ne'er find. E251 L1sH CLASS i E1 13 Wong: rlruzuusl-Ill: A WHO'S WHO IN JUNIOR CLASS First Semester HOWARD SCI-ILIID - - GEORGE KYLE - - MARY HINIVIAN - INA LESLIE - - - MURIEL BELL PHYLLIS KNORR KATHRYN ROBERTS ETHEL SLYE JOE TAVAN H.ARTLEY CARR GLENN TOLSON JOHN YOUNG OIVIA BECKWITH DOROTHY CHANDLER EDNA RICHHART GLENN TOLSON HOWARD SCHMID ADA CHAPLIN RALPH DAUGHERTY RALPH BUNJE OFFICERS Second SL'IllE.YfL'l' - President - - - - BEULAH COOPER - Vice-President - - - CHARLES FAULKNER - - - Secretary ------- ETH EL SLYE - - - Treasurer ---- MARGARET RICHHART SCHOLARSHIP SOCIETY HOWARD, SCHMID, President CHARLES FAULKNER JOHN YOUNG, President DOROTHY WARREN EDNA RICHHART MARGARET RICHHART MARY HINMAN VARSITY CLUB HAROLD STEVENSON A -RALPH HARDER KEY CLUB HOXVARD SCHMID CHALES FAULKNER QUIEN SABE PAUL LESSING CHARLES FAULKNER, TOSHIAKI SUMINAGA JOE TAVRXN KATHRYN ROBERTS DOROTHY WARREN Vice-President LOUISE HANSEN MARGARET RICHHART ETH EL SLYE AVIATION JOHN YOUNG WORLD FRIENDSHIP GRACE BUCK DOROTHY HANSON GLENN TOLSON STANLEY CREIGHTON E261 'PAUL LESSING JOHN YOUNG, Treasurer CHARLES FAULKNER RXIARY HINMAN, Treasurer Elllil. . Wong: r-'nlzunsl-Ill: A ORATORY PHYI.I.IS KNCJRII JOHN YOUNG CHARLES FAULKNER DOROTHY HANSON DRAMATICS PA RK IZ MO NTAG U E STAN I.. IIY CREIG HTON LHIARLIZS FAULKNER FOOTBALL PIAROLD STIEVIENSON 'IQCSIIIAKI SUMINAGA LTIERALD CLARK JOE 'FAVAN BASKE f3IiORGE KYLE STANLEY CREIGHTON PAUL LIESSING DOROTHY HANSON WVINNERS OF "Ts" PA U L LESSING JOE TAVAN BASEBALL STANLEY CREIGHTON HTXRTLEY CARR RALPH HARDER JO E rfAVAN TBALL BILL BARNES CLARENCE CARPENTER JOHN YOUNG TEAM CAPTAIN CHARLES FAULKNER, Class Tram SCHUMANN SOCIETY CHARLES FAULKNER JOHN YOUNG GEORGE KYLE TRACK STANLEY CREIGHTON CHARLES FAULKNER TOSHIAKI SUMINAGA HfXRTLEY CARR RICHARD PULLIXIAN RAYNIOND H.AII,EY GEORGE KYLE TYPING AWARDS MARY ITINIVIAN Q25 PARKE MONTAGUE ADA CHAPLIN GRACE BUCK JOHN YOUNG LOMA KIZER PAUL LESSING ADA CHAPLIN RALPH DAUGHERTY HOWARD SCHMID NIURIEL BELL TENNIS CLUB GLENN 'FOLSON JOHN YOUNG CHARLES FAULKNER CHAIRMEN OF JUNIOR-SENIOR BANQUET COMMITTEES BEULAH COOPER, General Clmirman LOMA KIZER,DBCOfdfi0715 PAUL LESSING,147'l'1lI1gc'Ill6lIf5 HOWARD SCHMID, Merzu JOH N YOUNG, Ijfflgflllll RICHARD PULLMAN H.AR'FI,IEY CARR CLARENCE CARPENTER MARY HININ'IAN INA LESLIE I MAIIY HINBIAN ' IEJOROTI-IY CHANDLER PHYLLIS KNORR LOMA KIZER RALPH BUNJIE R U DOLPH H U E ER LOMA KIZER GEORGE KYLE, Host and Hostess COUNCIL BEULAH COOPER EDNA RICH HART JUNIOR PLAY BEULAH COOPER GEORGE KYLE V DOllOTHY HANSON FORREST PINGEL TORCH STAFF JOHN YOUNG HOXVARD SCHMID GEORGE KYLE DOROTHY HANSON M URIEL BELL MARGARET RICH HART T. 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H . :N-m3Qz4:Q RSLFOMCQ I I H H .M-WFZWLMFLU QUZM-N-GAG l u .-.....'- zoom M-0410 I .we-DOM EEO zumthsgmmm QSO . 'EZVEDSH WNTEEO l U l .N-MEOOU E525 :Ejwm 3:52 ...EOD FEZZQM .zlmmmzim ,Em .lgmzim Zin :EZ -J 8 2 fn Els I Wong: lrnusunsl-Ill: A W SOPHOMORE CLASS HISTORY OFFICERS AI.I'RED MINTUN - - - President - - - - ROBERT HANNAN JOE HIGGINS - - - - - Ifice-President - - - GRACE BARNES MIIIDREIJ HOLLAND - - - Secretary and Treasurer ---- VIRGINIA BROWN The Sophomore Class has made its greatest contribution to the school along ath- letic lines. Our boys have been active in football, Louie Briganti acting as manager for the season. In basketball we had two Fleas, eight Midgets, one Light, and two on the Varsity. Bert Merrill and Alfred Mintun were Class A in track, and we had six in Class C. Bert Merrill is second high senior in the United States in Junior Olympics. Another line which has interested our members is the Agricultural Team work. Ribbons have been brought to the trophy case as awards in contests. Wliile we have done nothing particularly outstanding as a class, we have been storing up wisdom and experience in preparation for our upper class responsibilities. HEROES If all the heroes of yesterday VVere brought to life again, And passed before me in display, From China, France, and Spaing I'd find some yellow and some black The worthy laurel sharing, For what does color have to do With deeds of strength and daring! DALLAS DANFORD, '31. E293 E1 13 SYUQI-D FQIZNZSFHI? .! ' A ' , A9 CLASS B9 CLASS FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS First Semester : Second Semester PAL MARIE HENRY - - - President -- A - LESLIE MINTUN LOLA COKELY - - - - Vice-President - - V1oLA DAWSON BERTHA HINBIAN - - - - Secretary - - f- - - BERTHA HINNIAN FERN CLARK - - - - - Treasurer ------ BERTHA HINIVIAN Girls' League Refnrexezztfzti-ve PAL MARIE HENRY ISABELLE BURDICK VIOI.A DAwsoN E301 Ellllfl DYOQLD FQIENZSFII? The Freshman Class has taken an active part this year in athletics. Both girls' and boys' basketball teams were organized. Several leads in the school operettas were held by members of the class. Other classmates belonged to the Glee Clubs. Aviation Club, Book Club, and Girls' Athletic Association. On lVIarch lst, the Freshman Class held its class party. They feel very dignified now that they are no longer "scrubs" 111120 OUR TORRANCE HT" is for "torch," a flame always bright, "OU is for "onward,"-on with the Hght, " " is for "red," clear thru to the heart, or R "R" is for "righteousness," and doing our part. "A" is for "ambition," tor books, or for sport. HN" is for "new students," who come to report. "C" is or "classes," which we always attend. f "E" is for "energy," that we have Without end. "C" is for l'clock," which always goes slow, "A" is for "absence," of which you all know. "L" is for "learning," that Freshies have to do, "I" is for "intelligence," which they develop too. "F" is for "frosh," who never back out. "O" is for "order,l' that we have without doubt? "R" is for "rules," which lead to success. "NH is for "noise," which the teachers do bless. "1" is for "improvement" on our reports. "A" is for "athletics," with all its clean sports. ALBERT CURLER, '32. Cillllii? TIME WILL TELL Should all the Freshies be forgot, And all left out, it seems! Old Torrance High School soon would lose, If the Frosh weren't on the teams. Next year as Sophomores we shall be The best class in the school, If we never see a dreadful E, Or break the Golden Rule. Then as Juniors, oh, what fun! To keep the teachers on the run. Less demerits, better grades, Always full of escapades. Soon as Seniors, still more studious, Studying Civics, Matli, and French, We'll duck all the little Freshies Caught sitting on our Senior bench. -BY THE CLASS or S'32. E311 xvol:-xl.: I-'F!lEhlE5l-ll? TWH' Y ' , ' -r ' 1' . ' , ' v. Q x EIGHTH GRADE 148, Section 1 BS, Section I First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester JAINIES MCLEAN - - President - - EVA SCHWARTZ lVIARION MINTUN - - Vice-President - - - - - - MELXVIN HOXVARD ---- Secretary-Trezzsuzef' GERTRUDE PETERSEN ---- Sergeant-at-flrms ---- ---- FRANCIS LAVEN ------ Yell Leader ---------- The Eighth Grade has won many honors during the year. In the Constitu- tional Contest the three prizes went to members of this class: First, Hazel Brineyg second, Jean Wlieatong third, Jean Tolson. Section 2, A8, boasts of several athletes. George Figuredo took part in the relay and low hurdles, and was first in shotput for the Junior High. Raymond Rogers came in first in the low hurdles and was in the relay. Four or five boys will undoubtedly make the football team next season. The girls of the class won the Girls' League pennant for the best middy and skirt record. Helen lVIclVlaster represents this class in the league. In both. the track and the baseball, When the school's beginning to lose, Comes the Eighth Grade team to the rescue, And what it can do,-it proves. Three in the mile, Make all others lose with a bump, All with a smileg All the girls in the dance Three in the shotput Know how to pranceg Placed it many a footy The girls in the glee Junior and George in the hurdles- All soar to high G3 The blood of Seniors all curdles, The eighth great wonder of the world, Chikara and Bill in the high jump The pyramids in tumbling hurled. A8, SECTION Two. ' I 32 l l l3l El lll SYDRI-D FRIEHZSI-ll? . . . H I 1 V Q SEVENTH GRADE The winter class of 1935 CB7J entered Torrance High School February 1, 1929, and are looking forward to doing big things for T. H. S. in their career of the next six years. There are 42 members of the class. The Section 1 president is Jean Thompson, and the class advisor is Miss Lois Lingenfelter. The class advisor for Section 2 is Mr. Burchett. As there is little history, all we can do is look ahead. We A7's have been here at Torrance one year. When we came up here our class was so large that it was divided into three sections. Altogether, there are 94 of us. Our boys have taken an actire part in sports. Jimmie Miller won first place of the Juniors in the district finals of Junior Olympics. Several of our members took part in pyramid building also. Everyone in the class donated popcorn for the carnival. We had so much that there will be enough for next year. Section 3 sold gay colored caps at the carnival. We made the caps after school and at each others' homes. Harriett Kenney was in charge of the booth. We think everyone will always find our class ready to help in all activities for the betterment of our school. E331 H EPE S wanna FRIEEIQSI-ll? V ' Y 1 ' I i I I 1 , I 5 W V 1 . v V'-:Xxx ' i a 'A N., 5 N , I .1A2,f.." ' 'RQ ., I L ib KIQVQ V ,, i 1 - ' f' x,LL.4E-1' v' 4 E341 I W IUVIIWIITVII IES L 'i fx ' T- ::" : x?lJa'f,,1.'1' L 39 A ' f f "' W n I7 'W in 'L ll W' VW? l 6 " ' Ely ,lf I sg 'wig ll ll , llllllllWlsl1umfW,4l 3 fx f J- iff ."'Wfl .,ff777'-If , A!7:jQjQff'ff' ' E f l X Fd Q 'fl R I A land of dreams and sleep-11 poppied land! Witl1 skies of endless calm above her head- The drowsy warmth of summer noonduy shed Upon her hills, and silence stern and grand 'I'l1ruugh0ut her Dese1't's temple-burying sand." Tu AIP umm: A l l Elllil 'XYDRLD FQIZHZSFII? TORCH STAFF MARJORIE YANIANIOTO -------- ---- E ditor MILDRED BELL - - - - - Assistant Editor PAUL WELSCH ------- - Business Marzziger EUNICE TQANSEY, FRANK RUSSELL - - Assistant Jlflanagers MARY HINMAN -------- - - - Art Editor DOROTHY CHANDLER, DOROTHY ESHOM - - Alma .Mater PHYLLIS KNORR, LOMA KIZER ---- - - Activities VIRGINIA ROWELL ----- - Literary . EVELYN ROWELL ----- - Calendar PAUL WELSCH, RALPH' BUNJE - Athletics JOHN YOUNG, HOWVARD SCHMID - Humor FRANK RUSSELL ----------- - - - Snaps GEORGE KYLE, DOROTHY HANSEN, MURIEL BELL - - Subscriptions MARGARET RICHHART ----------- Bookkeeping ETHEL BURNHAM ---- ---- - Faculty Adviser ADA CHASE - - - - Art Supervisor JESSIE WEAVER ----------- - - Auditor HONORABLE MENTION EDNA RICHHART WILSON PAIGE GLENN rrOLSON BEULAH COOPER CASINOVA HAILEY STANLEY CREIGHTON JOSEPHINE LUPO RICHARD WALLER ALFRED PENNINGTON Though all the nations far and wide Should toil and strifve towards peace, Until each man lays hate aside UVM will never cease. E361 l Elllill I wanna FRIZHZSI-Il? l TORRANCE NEWS TORCH STAFF First Semester PAUL NVELSCH - - VIRGINIA ROWELL - RUDOLPH HUISER - AIIFRED PENNINTON FRANK RUSSEL - PAUL WELscH - LOMA KIZER - TVIILDRED BELL - - MARJORIIE YAMAMOTO RICHARD WALLER - - Editor - - - - HssociateE1litor - ddvertising Ilflanager Assistant Manager - Circulation Manzzger - - Sport Editor - - Exchange Editor - - - Subscriptions - - Reporters - Second Semester - - VIRGINIA ROWELL j RICHARD WALLER IDOROTHY CHANDLER - - EUNICE TANSEY - - JOSEPI-IINE LUPO - - FRANK RUssEL - - - RALPH BUNJE DOROTHY WINCHESTER - - - EARL TAVAN f CHARLES RUPPEL I - - JOE TAVAN - 4PAULINE BONHAM I - PEARL ADAMS L IRENA FLETCHER The Torrance News Torch was issued bi-weekly throughout the year. Though large enough journalism and print shop classes enrolled, the subscriptions from the students did not warrant a more frequent publication. As usual, the paper was sup- ported largely by the generous business men, who each year make possible our publi- cation. In spite of the diligent efforts of the advertising managers, the T. N. T. had a deficit most of the year, making it impossible to use more cuts in the current editions. In the second quarter the paper was increased in size by one-fourth, and a new head was made for the front page. Special editions were prepared upon the arrival of the new boys' coach, Miss Kunkel's return from Europe, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Fathers' and Sons' Night, May Carnival, and Commencement. i371 l El-El O 'avoir-xl.: FRIENZSFIIF5 A W First Semester TVIERRITT BRADSHAW - JOE TOWNSEND - - MARJORIE YAMAMOTO STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS - 'President - Vice-President - - Secretary - EDNA RICHHART ------ Treasurer - - - JOHN YOUNG - - ORVILLE HUDSON - JACK Ross - - - HOW.ARD HUDSON - DOROTHY BARRETT - PAUL WELSCH - - HAROLD COOKE Commissioner of Oral flrts Commissioner of Athletics - Advertising Manager - Boys' Self-Government Girls' Self-Go-vernment - - - - T. N. T. Editor - S. B. Store Mflnager Torch Editor - Second Semester - JOE TOWNSEND CHARLES RUPPEL - BEULAH COOPER - EDNA RICHHART - HOWARD SCHMID - HARTLEY CARR - LA DORN HALL ROBERT HUFFMAN DOROTHY BARRETT VIRGINIA ROWELL IRENE BURMEISTER - MAR JORIE YAMAMOTO The success of a government rests on Obedience to a prescribed law, but the suc- cess Of self-government depends upon obedience to a higher moral law. The Student Council, being the executive body of the school, meets every Tuesday during home room period, to discuss matters of paramount importance to the student body. Although the meetings are presided over by .the president, Mr. Wood is usually in attendance tO Offer suggestions and advice upon matters requiring decisive action. 'I 331 l . l E555 Elllll XYDQI-D FFIZNZEI-ill? I 4 i i I SCHOLARSHIP SOCIETY BEULAI-'i COOPER ------ President --...-- JOHN YOUNG Joi-iN YOUNG - - - - Vice-President - - - BEULAH COOPER MARGARET RICHHART - - Sew-etary - - MnuAM THOMPSON lVIIRIAM'.l1l-IOMPSON ----- Treasurer ----- ROBERT HUFFINIAN Success in all matters attempted seems to have been the by-word of the Scholar- ship Society this past year. During the course of the year several functions were attended by representative members. Among these were the banquets at Gardena High School and Woodrow Wilson High School, and the State Convention at Los Angeles. A half-day Ditch Day was granted the members in the middle of March. They took this Opportunity to drive down to Brookside Park, where all the members indulged in a variety of sports, displaying ability in pursuits other than studies. Among the illustrious members of this select organization are Richard Sinclair, W'29, and John Young, S'30. Both have Won honors in the field of oratory, the former having received second place in the district finals of the constitutional contest in 1928, and the latter having placed first in the district finals in 1929. In the -graduating class of '28, Margaret Tiffany, Tatsuo Inouye, and Doris Spoon were awarded life membership to the California State Federation, and in the class of W'29, Richard Sinclair, president of the class, and Merritt Bradshaw, presi- dent of the study body, gained similar honors. MEMBERS OF SCHOLARSHIP SOCIETY Howard Schmid john Di Massa Charles Faulkner Robert Huffman Rohert Nourse Richard Waller Toshiaki Surninaga Muriel Bell Phyllis Knorr Margaret Richhart Dorothy VVarren May Haslam Miriam Thompson i391 Marjorie -Yamamoto Lois Goddard Virginia Rowell Edna Richhart Ethel Slye Mary Hinman Miss Irene Mills, S150 HJOT Francis Granger John Young Beulah Cooper Jean Smith Grace Barnes Kathryn Roberts El Elllll L xvolf-u.n I:-nlsunsl-lu: GIRLS' LEAGUE First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester ELSIE AITKIN - - 5- - - Presifleut - - - - - IVIILDRIZD BELL MURIEL BELL - - - - Vice-P1-esirlent - - ETHEL WARD LOMA KIZER - - - - Secretary - - lVIURIEL BELL IMIARY IVICLEAN ------ Tll'8!l5'lll'6l' ---- - LOMA KIZER MIRIAlfI 'THOMPSON ---- Sergennf-at-fl:-nfs ------ RUTH KASl'ER ACTIVITIES OF THE YEAR The first activity of the year was a party for the girls in the Junior High School. Everyone had fun playing games in the gymnasium. At Thanksgiving and Christmas the girls showed a splendid spirit by helping to fill baskets of food for needy families. The first semester closed with a "Kid Party" for all high school girls. Every one came dressed in children's clothes. The project of the League for the second semester was to beautify the Study Hall. Each class earned money with the object of carrying out its idea. On May third a carnival was held in the gymnasium, which was sponsored by the Girls' and Boys' Leagues. Miss Tiffany was the gypsy fortune teller for the Girls' League. The carnival was the largest and most successful event of the year, and will probably be held annually hereafter. On May ll, Mildred Bell and Ethel Ward went to Claremont to the Girls' League Convention. For the completely successful year, the League is indebted to Miss Parks, who has been the guiding star of the organization since its foundation in 1925. c:'1l1l::o BOYS' LEAGUE OFFICERS ORVILLE HUDSON - - ----- - - - President GEORGE KYLE - - - Vice-President JOHN KOLESAR - - - Secretary JOHN CLARK -------------- Treasurer The Boys' League WQIS established to bring about a closer fellowship among the boys of T. H. S. Under the supervision of Mr. Wood, they have striven for better citizenship by improving their conduct at all times. Although their deeds are not made known in all instances, nevertheless, the boys are on the lookout. They demonstrated their ability to uphold the standards at the Boys' and Girls' League lVIay Carnival. 011113 AVIATION CLUB OFFICERS LESLIE MINTUN ----------- - - Pff'si11ff11f LEONARD LOCK ---------- View-P'resiflent VIOLA DAWSON --------- Secretary and Treasurer MEMBERSHIP 1928-1929 Virginia VValker Trixie Rowell Dolores King Robert Nourse Genevieve Guyan Charles Kisinger Elmer Riley Robert Hannan Billie Cook Clarence Gibbons Lola Cokely Pete Zamperini John Young Isabelle Burdick VVilliam Laven George Lancaster Ivan Eckersley Mildred Eshom Richard VVatson Frances Dean Olga Jaunsem Pauline NVilson Lawrence Stevenson Gordon Nelson In the second year of its foundation the Aviation Club had a large enrollment of fellows interested in all affairs of the air. Several of their model planes placed in various meets in Southern California. I40l 5 El-I3 . wanna PRIENQSI-IIB A w WORLD FRIENDSHIP CLUB First Selllester Second SBIll6'.Yf6l' Ronizivr ISARTLHT - - - - President ----- TOSHIAKI SUMINAGA TOSHIAKI SUMINAGA - - Vice-President - - MARJORIE YAMAMOTO MARY HINMAN - - - Secretary - - - MARY HINMAN Ronear KEMBEL ------ Treasurer ----- - JOHN YOUNG Prominent among the organizations of the school is the World Friendship Club, which is hut a part of a large network of united clubs in California. The purpose of this group is to strive for world peace through individual understanding and closer friendship among all students. At each monthly meeting a novel program was planned and executed, at which time the members both enjoyed and learned things worthwhile pertaining to the study of different nations. In February a joint meeting was held with the Schumann Society in the form of a Chinese banquet in "Little Tokio," the japanese section of Los Angeles. Unusual concoctions of meat and rare vegetables were served, all of which proved to be palatable. The clubs were very fortunate in procuring, as speaker for the evening, Doctor Ken Nakazawa of the University of Southern California, professor of oriental history of music and art. The Federation of Los Angeles City High School World Friendship Clubs sponsored their annual banquet at the Alexandria Hotel on March 8, at which occa- sion four hundred people gathered. This affair was attended by a group of Torrance john Young I-Inward Schmid Ralph Daugherty Alfred Pennington Harlan Barrett Ralph Sach Robert Huflfman students and the advisor of the club, Mrs. Grace Granger. MEMBERSHIP 1923-1929 Robert Bartlett Charles Faulkner Richard Pullman Stanley Creighton Richard WValler Evelyn Rowell Mildred Bell Marjorie Yamamoto Glenn Tolson George Kyle Paul Lessing Muriel Bell Marinrie Roelofs Beulah Cooper I41l Mary Hinman Mary Fiesel Toshiaki Suminaga Ada Chaplin VirginiaRowell DorothyBarrett 13 I Elllffl 9 wanna :-Fuzunsl-all: ne, IC VARSITY CLUB The names inscribed upon the roster of the Varsity Club include those of the prominent athletes of the school. Membership to the organization is limited to boys who have won varsity letters in any field of sports. The purpose of this club is to foster all measures that make for the Welfare of the school, promote athletics, and, ultimately, to create a broader bond of sympathy among the fellows. An example of the fine way in which these boys execute their projects was their presentation of "Stella" at the lVIay carnival. Much comment was made upon their experienced manner of handling this affair. Alumni members may be admitted to the club when recommended and voted in by the members. CHARTER MEMBERS ALFRED PENNINGTON A --------- - - President PAUL VVELSCI-I - - - Vice-President BOB BARTLETT - - - - - Secretary ROY IVICREYNOLDS - - - - - - - - Treasurer JOE TAVAN ----- ----- - - Sffgfllllf-!1f'147'7l15 Harold Stevenson VVilliam Agapito Homer Webber Robert I-Iannan Harry Putnam Earl Tavan Ralph Harder Bert Merrill John Kolesar Frank Russell Al Mintun Richard VValler Robert McMaster Alfred Jaunsem Pete Zamperini Howard Totten Tosbiaki Suminaga joe Townsend ini GIRLS' ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OFFICERS 1928-1929 INA LESLIE - - - - President - - - - BEULAH COOPER ETHEL WARD - - - Vice-President - - - MURIEL BELL MARY MCLEAN - - Secretary - - GRACE BARNES BEULAH COOPER - - Treasurer - - GMA BECKXVITH E421 E E El XYORI-D F'?lZhlZSl-ill? KEY CLUB .,g:eegf2f3,,,, - - 4 . , M - M , ,,. ,-.7'w" g QUIEN SABE? CLUB I 43 I Elllil 1 xwor-u.n rFul:ul:::'.l-ul: KEY CLUB The purpose of this organization is to promote a more friendly feeling between the students and to help them vocationally. Bright cracks and other witticisms are punishable by a line of five cents at their meetings. Each week some prominent Kiwanian addresses the meeting. OFFICERS LA DORN HALL - ----- - ORVILLE HUDSON - JOHN YOUNG - - GEORGE LANCASTER ----- P r1'A'ifl en! - f"iw-P1'z'.ri1lenf S efrel f1l'j' iIlI'C'l1.S'IlI'f'l' MEMBERSHIP 1928-1929 Howard Schmid Alfred Mintun La Dorn l-Iall John Young Stanley Sach Alfred Pennington Joe Tavan Onada Manobu Charles Steiner Charles Faulkner George Lancaster Frank Russell Hartley Carr Glenn Tolson Lee Herring Robert Huffman Mr. Wlnocl, Mr. Mowi v Charles Kissinger Joe Townsend Sjmn.ror.r ilfllzo QUIEN SABE P Los ofrezcos del club "Quien Sabre?" MARY FIESEL ------ - Presirleute CHARLES FAULKNER - - I!iL'l'-lJl'FSiIl!?IIff! ATOSEPHINE LUPO - - Secrelario MILDRED HOLLAND -------------- Tesero The Spanish Club, Quien Sahel was organized on Wecliiesclziy, November 2l, 1928. It was decided to start an entirely new club, as not enough members of last year's club were attending school. At the second meeting, oliicers were elected for the year. The dues were placed at 15 cents a month and social committees were appointed. It was agreed that the meetings would be held at the homes of the different members in the evening on every other Mondayf. A committee was appointed to form a constitution. Kathryn Roberts Margaret Richhart Louise Hansen Josephine Lupo Mary Fiesel Charles Faulkner Howa rd Totten VVilfred Tidland Richard Pullman MEMBERSHIP 1928-1929 Paul Lessing Lee Herring Leonard Lock Ralph Sach Miriam Thompson Dorothy Chandler Virginia Rowell Buelah Cooper Ethel Slye E441 Oma Beckwith Virginia Harris Rita Lister Betty Ripple Edna Richhart Dorothy Esliom Mary Lisoni Mrs. Boynton, Mr. V! right, Sponsors V 55? EV EEPE EH wanna :'Fuzr.l:sl-lu: STUDENT BODY STORE PRINT SHOP E 45 J I l , wanna :'FuE:ul::l-ul:1 ' STUDENT BODY STORE CLERKS GENEVIEVE GUYAN CHARLES FAULKNER Roy HAMM1sRsTRoM SIMON SCHIPPER IVIARGERY RoE1.oFs CATHERINE MULLIN ROBERT BARTLETT FRED lbdARSTELLER TVIISS lVI. JONES, Sllf1f'I'7Ji.S'0l' The Student Store, thanks to the generous support of the school, has increased, and the gross sales total considerably above last year's amount. lVIany new items of stock have been carried, as the store always tried to meet or anticipate the needs and wishes of its patrons. The entire stock of notebooks, fillers and scratch pads now bear the Torrance Torch on gray covers. thus giving Tor- rance boys and girls a distinctive container for the knowledge imparted to them in the class rooms. During the fall term the store was under the management of Harold Cook. Upon his graduation, Irene Burmeister assumed the general management, with Catha- rine IVIullin as stock manager. Cinli PRINT SHOP CREW For the first time in the history of Torrance High the Print Shop has run full time. This has made possible better organization of this department. Frank Russell is shop foreman for the T. N. T. Other shop foremen are: Ray Schumacher, Jack Shinn, and Doris VVood. The enlarged edition of the T. N. T. was originated in the print shop. All the mechanical work on the school paper, with the exception of the linorype, and all of the school printing are done in the shop. New equipment has been ordered, therefore the department is looking forward to a very successful future. Cillllib L I THE CAFETERIA Another year has passed successfully, and the cafeteria has no deaths to its dis- credit. The regular patrons will readily agree that under the able supervision of IVIrs. Bell the food in our cafeteria comes as close to being "mother's cooking" as is possible. Of course, we must not forget Mrs. Bell's assistants, lVIrs. Chaplin and Mrs. Haslam, nor the student help, in their new "caps and gowns." In the coming year the cafeteria expects to change its quarters to the basement of the auditorium, so that it may give a maximum of service to the students of Torrance High. 11130 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL BOOK CLUB The initial meeting of the Junior High School Book Club was held in the second week of December, at which Miss Mills, the sponsor, took charge. R. R. C. repre- sents the name that has been chosen for the club. It is necessary to read at least one book in order to End out the meaning of the name. In the library a party was given to members of the club, at the second. meeting. Miss Mills has planned a surprise for every meeting. As it is 11012 hard to become a member, all the Junior High girls and boys are encouraged to join. E461 MEMBERSHIP 1928-1929 lfilllflr Wong: lrnlaunsl-Ill: THE SCHUMANN SOCIETY First Selnester Second Semester HOWARD Sci-:Mm - - President - - - LoMA KIZER Mutual, BELL - - Vice-President - - - - - - LOMA Kilim - - Secretary and Treasurer - - FRANCIS GRANGER PA U L LESSIN G ------ S ergean t-nt-.4 rms -------- The Schumann Society has been unusually active this year. They have tried to fulfill the purpose of their club by sponsoring good musical programs for the school as well as the city. This society made it possible to again bring the Dixie Jubilee Quartet to Tor- rance. They also-arranged transportation to grand operas, light operas, and other musical entertainments. The members of the Cosmopolitan Club and the Schumann Society have tried to cooperate. Several times they have held joint meetings, which helped to vary the programs for both societies. The most interesting joint meeting was a reception given to Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Wriglit, the former a recently married member of the faculty. Wedding costumes and ceremonies of various countries were discussed, accompanied by the appropriate music. Several doll-brides in native dress were displayed. Howard Schmid John Young May I-Iaslam Beulah Cooper Clarence Carpenter Grace Buck Blanche Lukes Mildred Bell Muriel Bell Loma Kizer Virginia Rowell Ada Chaplin Frances Granger Evelyn Rowell L47 Bill Barnes Elizabeth Boyd Louise Hilpert Fern Stevens Rudolph Huber Paul Lessing Richard Pullman lilllil XYDRI-D FQIEHZSFII? rs- I Il L1 I -....... - I ' . 1 ,- , ll W . . A I 1 HH 5, 1,. :L " N f. ' . -N. r . A 5 '-e' ' - ' "' COMBINED BAND AND ORCHESTRA In 1928, for the first time, Torrance High School boasted a band under the direction of Mr. R. D. Crawford. Due to special work in instrument instruction flm their leader, the band and orchestra have accomplished some splendid achieve- ments. During the football and baseball season, the members donned their attractive uniforms and appeared on the field to add to the glory of the school. Next year plans are laid for some line drill work. MEMBERSHIP 1928-1929 Saxophone Gordon Ludwig Evelyn Rowell Kenneth Clutter Joe Lupo Thoms Betz Paul Drury Clyde Bodley Bernice Schmid Roy Hammerstrom Piano Evelyn Rowell Dorothy YVarren Tuba Edgar Reeve Ben Hannebrink Illellophone Guy Rowell Flute Richard Stevens Frances Granger Baritrnm Virginia Rowell Cornet Dale Howe YVarren Sapp George Gibson Harry Brown Frank Psaute Bass Violin Eleanor Carter Jean Crawford Violin Leona Johnson Ada Chaplin Edith Stevens America Hadler Us Dr11m.r Clarence Carpenter WVa1-ren Raynes, Bas: Genevieve Guyan La Gretta Hall Trombone Dallas Danford Charles Faulkner Charles Kisinger Clzzrincl John Young Louise Gordon Bert Merrill Frank Russell 'Cello Lendel Elder Loma Kizer Cymbal: Sylvia Gorkey Ellliil o woman ll'RlEhlZ5l-ll? A W Y .ML A--...use-A,--- M are .- ...V e. r -r, BOYS' GLEE CLUB It has been the aim of the Boys' Glee Club in the past year, not only to develop the skill and ability of its members, but also to create an appreciation for good music, and the beauty of everyday life. The group has been unusually large this last semester. Under the supervision of lVIrs. Eischcn, and with the aid of John Young, its accomplished accompanist, the club has made successful appearances before assemblies and civic organizations. The club is much indebted to Mrs. Eischen and lVIiss Lingenfelter for their combined efforts in making the operetta, "Up in the Air," a complete success. Edgar Reeve Frank Psaute Joe Higgins Leonard Locke Howard Totten Bill Barnes Howard Schmid john Young Charles Faulkner MEMBERS Glen Tolson Van Bartechko Alfred Mintun Samuel Bone Alan Renn Charles Ruppel Orville Hudson Clifford Crane Paul Lessing Dallas Danford Victor Kaspar Leslie Mintun Manford Kirby Robert Hannan Joe Tavan Robert Bartlett Roy McReynolds Mrs. Eischen, Sponsor Clarence Carpenter I 49 J Ellis y wanna lrnlzunsl-Ill: A w GIRLS' GLEE CLUB BEULAH COOPER - MAXINE WILLIAMS MILDRED BELL - - Muriel Bell Mildred Bell Ada Chaplin Beulah Cooper Oma Beckwith Louise Hilpert MEMBERSHIP 1928-1929 Elizabeth Burdick Grace Denny Ina Leslie Fern Stevens Mildred Holland Margery Roelofs Miriam Thompson - - - - President - - Vice-Presirlent Secretary-Trensurer Maxine Williams Kathryn Fordice Mary Fiesel June Cheadle Grace Buck, Acrompanist Miss Lingenfelter, 1qd"lli5UI' The Glee Club sang at aud calls and civic clubs such as Rotary, Kiwanis, Women's Club, and at several churches. They have quite a repertoire and have been asked to sing over the radio. ,f The Glee Club enjoyed a theater party the first semester, at the President. E501 ll Elllll Wong: rlruzunsl-:lp SPRING OPERETTA "Up in the Air" was given with great success, lVIay 22 and 24, by the combined gltt clubs and orchestra of Torrance High School. The proceeds made partial pay ment on our new grand piano. Two casts worked on the production. They are Shirley Kingston jim Carter Joe Bennett Annie lVIcCullotn Fannie lVIcCullOm - Henry lVlcCullOm lVIrs. lVIcCullom George S. Burbanl lVIrs. Burhai Betty Burha ik nk Harold Post Juniper Johnson The members of the Chorus are: Grace Barnes Muriel Barnes Billie Benson Oma Beckwith Muriel Bell Rita Lister Ruth Slye Dorothy Steven Bill Barnes Van Ba rtechko Robert Bartlett Samuel Bone Ralph Bunje Clarence Carpe Clifford Crane Dallas Danford Robert I-lannan SOII llfel' Mable 'Wiseheart Pauline Bonham Grace Buck Lola Cokely Beulah Cooper Mary Fiesel Margery Roelofs Ellen Stanley Nyla Tansey Joe Higgins Orville Hudson Manford Kirby George Lancaster Patil Lessing Leonard Lock Roy McReynolds Egbert Merrill Alfred Mintun Frank Psaute E511 PAULINE BONHAM RUTH SLYE CLARENCE CARPENTER JOE TAVAN - ROBERT BARTLETT BEULAH COOPER FERN STEVENS GMA BECKXVITH KATHRYN FORDYCE 'g HOWARD 'TOTTEN JOHN YOUNG NIURIEL BELL NIIRRIAM THOMPSON CHARLES RUPPEL HOYX'ARD SCH MID LOMA KIZER EVELYN ROVVELL lVl:lLDRED HOLLAND NYLA TANSEY ORVILLE H UDSON MANFORD KIRBY LESLIE MINTUN ALAN RENN Kathryn Fordice Louise Hilpert Bertha Hinman Mildred Holland Loma Kizer Evelyn Rowell Fern Stevens Miriam Thompson Edgar Reeve Alan Renn Charles Ruppel Howard Schmid joe Tavan Glenn Tolson Howard Totten John Young Leslie Mintun XYDQI-D F'?lZhlZSlilll5 El!! "BILLY" The play "Billy," presented by the Juniors, was the biggest hit of the season. The action took place at sea, en route to Hawaii. It centered around a set of false teeth and was replete with clever lines and witticisms. Clarence Carpenter, the hero, is determined to win the fair heroine's hand, in spite of her mother and his rival. Previous to the voyage it was necessary for him to have four false teeth to replace some which had been knocked out in a football game. Since they were in front, he lisped when they were out. "Beatrithl" He loses them, of course, and has a sad time dodging his sweetheart until he recovers them. But with the aid of his sister, he gets them back at the auction on board ship. Due to the careful consideration given to the choice of each member of the cast, and the excellent coaching and untiring efforts of lVIrs. hdorse, the success of the production was assured at the start. CAST OF CHARACTERS Billy Hargrave, a football hero ----- CLARENCE CARPENTER Beatrice Sloane, the heroine Sam Eustace, also in love with Beatrice - - Mr. Hargrave, Billy's father Alice Hargrave, his sister - - lVIrs. Hargrave, his mother - Mrs. Sloane, Beatrice's mother The Steward ----- The Stewardess - The Captain - The Boatswain - The Sailor - - The Doctor - E521 - - - INA LESLIE - - GEKJRGE KYLE - JOHN YoUNG - MARY HINlN'IAN DOROTHY HANSON - BEULAH COOPER STANLEY CREIGHTON - EVELYN ROWELL - JAMES SHEAREP. CHARLES FAULKN ER - RUDOLPH Hunan - FORREST PINGEL Ellllil s wanna :'Ful:r.l::l-ull: . 1 rsr- "CLARENCE" Presented by the Senior Class CAST Clarence - - - - - - RICHARD SINCLAIR Mr. Wl'lCClC1' - - ROBERT BARTLETT Mrs. Wheeler - - IVIILDRED BELL Bobbie Wheeler - Toixr ANDERSON Cora Wheeler ------ - - NYLA TANSEY Violet Pinney, Cora's governess TVIAXINE WILLIAMS Hubert Stem --------- - ORVILLE HUDSON Mrs. Martyn, secretary to Mr. Wheeler - - - VIRGINIA ROWELL Dinwiddie, the butler ------ - CLIFFORD CRANE Della, the maid - - ---- MARY FIESEL "Clarence," a comedy in four acts, by Booth Tarkington, was presented by the class of '29 on January 18, under the direction of Miss Lingenfelter. The plot deals with Clarence, a soldier out of workg he receives a position in the Wl1CClCT,S home as odd job man. Even though he is troubled with his liver and has hardly any musical ability, he wins the heart of Violet Pinney. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler were the typical man and wife. Bobbie and Cora, as brother and sister, put on some awful scraps. Miss Finney took good care of Cora, and also took good care that Clarence Wasn't captured by anyone but herself. Orville Hudson played the part of Mr. Stem with plenty of confidence. Virginia Rowell acted as Mrs. Martyn, secretary to Mr. Wheeler. The butler was played by Clifford Crane, while Mary Fiesel took the part of the maid. They both added some comedy. The play was one of the most successful productions ever put on in Torrance. It was considered a dramatic as well as a financial success. T531 E E553 E1 13 'WORLD IFRIENBE I-Ill!! MAY CARNIVAL Sponsored by BOYS' AND GIRLS, LEAGUES MAY 3, 1929-TSORRANCE HIGH GYMNASIUM FISH POND PENNY DANCE STELLA By BOYS' AND GIRLS, andthe GIRLSI LEAGUE LEAGUE VARSITY CLUB , SIDE SHOW SPANISH DISHES HO F DOGS AND YVith Dainty Chorus Served by GUM Girls QUIISN SAIIE Put Out by BV SENIOR CLASS ,- THE JUMOR CLASS CANDIES OF ALL KINDS AND ALASKA SUCKERS EGGSHELL NATIQNS Sold by CONFETTI OR Maclc and Sold by T. N. T. STAFF CASCARONES WORLD FRIENDSHIP Gfigiflated by CIIUIX TORCH STAFF LOLLIPOP I CAPS OF ALL GARDENS HAND PAINTED QHAPES Cleverly Done by BALLOONS , L X STUDENT BODY STORE Sold at FZISIIIXIELT ind SJOILI by SOPHONIORE BOOTH 3 O' S HIT THE BABIES PUNCH Witli the POPCORN On Sale at BOYS' LEAGUE Sold by B9 BOOTH SEVENTH GRADE APRGNS SECTIONS 1 AND Z SIDE SHOW, with Wilcl 1VIz1n and Displayed by HOIXIE ECONOMICS CLASSES FUN HOUSE Run by SCHOLARSHIP SOCIETY TEA ROOM Managed by COOKING CLASSES SODA POP Distributed by B7 T541 6-Legged Horse Put On by A9'S EXHIBITION By A8 CLASS E E' I wanna :'l:ul:u::l-Ill: fff? i STOCK JUDGING TDM ANDERSON EDGAR REEVE ALFRED IVIINTUN MERRI'I'T BRADSHANV BERT MERRILL PAUL SLEPPY RICHARD WALLER RICHARD STEVENS DAIRY CATTLE AND DAIRY PRODUCTS RICHARD STEVENS EVANGELINE CUMMINGS STANLEY SACH PAUL SLEI-PY RICHARD NVALLER VIRGINIA BROWN EDITH CORBETT FRUIT JUDGI NG PAUL COIIELAND EDGAR REEVE RUTH SLYE IIRRIXIIE ROWELL ROIIERT ANDERSON VAN BARTECHKO IVIARGUERITE BENSON PLANT IDENTIFICATION MERION BAY RICHARD WALLER MYRTLE WINKLER POULTRY EDITH CORIZETT EDGAR REEVE RICHARD STEVENS SAIVI BONE CALIFORNIA JUNIOR REPUBLIC LIVESTOCK FIELD DAY A boys' and a girls' team entered. Boys were third high team in dairy cattle. Girls were second high team in dairy cattle. Girls were third high team in horses. Evangeline Cummings, third high individual, all classes. rssi 13 5553 E E wanna r-'nlzuusl-Ill: LOS ANGELES CITY AGRICULTURE CONTEST AT FREMONT HIGH SCHOOL Second high team, dairy products. Second high team, poultry. Edith Corbett, second high individual in poultry judging. Evangeline Cummings, second high individual in dairy product judging. NATIONAL ORANGE SHOW, SAN BERNARDINO Second high team judging oranges. Second high team judging lemons. Third high individual in lemons, Paul Copeland. FARM BUREAU LIVESTOCK DAY, PERRIS Second high individual, all classes livestock judging, Bert lVIerrill. First high individual in judging horses-Edgar Reeve and Bert lVIerrill tied. STATE SEMI-FINALS' Second high team, dairy cattle. Second high team, dairy products. First high individual in judging horses, Edgar Reeve. First high individual in judging dairy cattle, Paul Sleppy. Second high individual in judging dairy products, Evangeline Cummings. Dairy cattle and dairy products teams eligible to enter state finals at San Luis Obispo. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FAIR, RIVERSIDE High team, dairy cattle. High team, dairy products. High individual, Richard Stevens. Third high team, plant identification. Fifth high team, stock judging. First high individual sheep, Tom Anderson. VENTURA COUNTY FAIR Third high team in judging horses and sheep. PACIFIC SLOPE DAIRY SHOW, OAKLAND Eighth high team, all classes, 50 teams competing. I 56 I , Elllil XYORI-D FRIEHEZSFII3 CALENDAR SEPTEMBER l l-School opened at last today. Put away all thoughts of play. l-I--Today we had a. change of coaches, A year of victories now approaches. 21-Football rally in aud-sublime? Coach talked to us most of the time. 27-Scholarship had a meeting with quite an effect, For the year's new oflilcers they did elect. 29-Several boys went to the Riverside Fair, And took some prizes, too, while there. 29-The Rowell girls gave a party to the Qrchestra and Band. A glorious time was then on hand. OCTOBER 3-For plant identificatoin we got ribbons and a cup- Onr boys are taking everything that ever is put up. 3-Practice game-our team wouldn't yield. You should have seen Penny run down the field! -I-Johnnie Kolesar goes through the hall without a care-oh? The officer on duty is Laura Gianero? 1 5-Our first game with Banning-and just don't I Wisli we had won, rather than made it a tie? 6-Coach was seen walking, after U. S. C. game, With a watermelon on one arm-on the other, a fair dame. 8-VVhen 'Tatu l.VIcKinley's Vandyke disappeared from his chin, VVhat do you think ?-Well, Penny started in. 9-The Schumann Society met in the music room. Just what they did would fill a volume. ll-The girls sang again-Rotarians today. The applause they gave them was quite enough pay. ll-Junie and Penny were in a penny matching bout. They stopped quite suddenly when Mr. Woo-d came out! I2-The lower classmen keep off the Senior bench, you bet. They know if they don't, they'll probably get wet. lZ-Call for first practice for basketball. We only want boys with lots of gall. 17-We chose a song leader, the nicest kind. ln fact, we chose twog hope you won't mind. l57l E li wanna lrFuzul:::l-ull: NOVEMBER 5-Several boys tried jumping rope, With no ill effects, we sincerely hope. 8-Cosmopolitan Club-it was real nice. They all used chop-sticks to eat their rice. 9-We lost to Jordan-no use to tell. But we can say this: the band played well. 12-Senior play tryouts-and say, we fear That fnext to the -luniorsj ,twill be the play of flv- it if 13-The Junior Highs gave a Variety Show. It went off nicely-as We all know. l4-We had a nice Girls' League-or fair. All the clubs were represented there. 21-The orchestra and'band are decked out today In brilliant sweaters of red and gray. 21-Matinee performance of "Billy." People all liked it because it was silly. 23-"Billy" lost his tombstones on a boat, And Beatrice wouldn't even read his note. 27-All the civics classes went to jail, And we can't get them out-we haven't the bail. DECEMBER 3-We have to write a paper CGO, tell Florencel- "VVhy We should do our Christmas shopping in Torrance." 5-A detective at school-what have we done? Oh, it was just Nick Harris who brought us some fun. 5-The boys are all decked out in new clothes so fine- Sweatshirts of gray. Now, boys, stand in line. 6-Miss Mills gave a party-for what? Do tell! It was to her Senior English Class for not saying "Well." 7-The girls dressed up the gym today for the Narbonne game. You may not think it helped to win-but it did, just the same. 10-Louis Briganti pitched horseshoes against Mr. Wood. And Louie won! Who Would have thought that he could? ll-The girls in the sewing department gave a fashion review. I went down to see it-don't you wish you had too? 25-We all had a lVIerry Christmas and our spirit wasn't daunted, Although We all got many things that Weren't just what we wanted. E531 wanna FRIEHBSI-ll? A JANUARY 1-A Happy New Year to all, and a joyous one. If there's anything that you can do, don't leave it undone! 3-Schumann Society meeting-a "Spanish Don Juan." We also had a duet played by Loma and John. '1 .a-Joe Townsend and Charles Rupple were elected today As basketball captains-boy, how they play! 8-The teachers had " parrv-thev f'f"'t'1inlv are blessed. You should have heard all that they confessed! 9-Student berlv iw-ffinv--'re wer'-r1'f the least hit hesitant-- We elected Joe Townsend as our Student Body president. 17-Aud call today. ""'e band nlaved the "Rafi Doll." Some skits from "Clarence" were given, that's all. Zl-Torrance boxers out-punched Narbonne. Our boys kncoked them flat and left them alone. 22-Say, the Juniors are proud-my sake's alive- lior their nice Junior pins did just arrive! 23-A Chinese banquet of clubs of renown- The VVo1'ld Friendship and Schumann went to Chinatown. 29-Senior Class Day-and gee, what fun! The Seniors were up there-every one. 31--Seniors had a luncheon given them today. They ate some of it and took the rest away. 31-Commencement tonight-how scared they all looked. .Nothing can be done now-their goose is cooked! FEBRUARY l-The Juniors gave a stunt-the prisoners wouldn't budgeg But no wonder-John Young made a terrible judge! 6-The end of the book contest-speech by Mr. Bennett. The Juniors did the most reading and therefore got the pennant. 7-Basketball letters were given out. You should have heard all of us shout! 13-lf you cut up in Aud nowadays, youll have to write a theme On "Behavior in Aud Call"-isn't that mean? l5-Dr. Blakesly spoke on Lincoln in Aud. And did we enjoy it? You heard us applaud! l5-Basketball game with Alumni tonight. Boy!-and what I mean-that was one hot fight! 23-Our two Aggie teams went to the Orange Show Y To judge oranges and lemons and stuff, "Don't cha know!" If 59 I El , wanna rlrusunsl-lu: MARCH S-Football and basketball banquet tonight at Earl's. It was quite a success, though there Weren't any girls. ll-Rudolph Huber started on his trip Around the world-on a wonderful ship. 11-The beginning of interclass games in basketball Amongst the girls-and that isn't all. I4-The Juniors decided on Senior banquet-and-oh-yo-hol Some Scotch member, instead of an orchestra, Wanted a radio! APRIL 5-Seiso Ito entertained us before school today On the harmonica-boy, how he can play! 5-Talk of crowds collecting in one place, We Wonder who broke the glass in the trophy case? 9-The Seniors had their Ditch Day, you bet your boots! fWe wonder what the girls did with their bathing suitsll l2-John went to Wilniington and won over there. We think his speech is more than fair. 16-We started dancing lessons, in the gym, And everyone's dancing with vigor and vim. 19-Mr. and lVIrs. Wriglit fboth wife and hubj Received a shower from the Wo1'lcl Friendship Chili. 23-lVIore dancing today, and oh, what fun! lVIrs. Morse is there to teach every one! 24-Educational program in Aud tonight. Everything in general went off all right. MAY I-Mfay Day, and the flowers are in bloom. You'll find each teacher has some in her room. 3-The Carnival tonight, and oh, what prancing- We did everything from shooting craps to dancing 10-lVIr. Morgan, Writer of "Up in the Air," Came to judge first cast-and gave them a scare. 18-Goodwill Day-cheer for all nations, No matter what may be their occupations. 2-l-The great muscial comedy, "Up in the Air." The play went off-well, pretty fair. 30-lilemorial day-the townsmen asked for our aid- And were you there to march in the parade? F601 wanna FRIENZSI-ill? JUNE 7-Junior-Senior Banquet, and boy, did we eat? These upperclass banquets can never be beat. 12-'l'l'Ie sewing classes made some pretty clothes, And gave a fashion show to show Off those. 23--Baccalaureate sermon was preached today, We're losing our Seniors-they're going away. 2-l-Alumni Day, and many came back To recall happy days and run with the pack! 26-Junior High graduation Cwithout a cupl. Say, have you realized that tlIey'I'e growing up? 27-Commencement-'tis really the beginning of things, The girls will soon come out with nice diamond rings. 28-Last clay Of school CI cant think of a rhymej, But this summer I hope you all have a good time. FINIS. c-:mir-0 COMMENCEMENT WEEK june 23 - ---.--------- BACCALAUREATE SERMON June 2+ - - - SENIOR HOB-IE-COIVIING June 25 - - - - SENIOR CLASS DAY June 26 - - JUNIOR HIGH GRADUATION June 27 - - - - COMMENCEMENT COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM Rceessional - -------------- SUMMER CLASS '29 Invocation cJl'21tl0I1 ----- - LA DORN HALL Senior Girls' Quartette FERN STEVENS, lVIARY FIESEL, LOUISE HILPERT, RXIILDRED BELL Accompanied by EUNICE TANSEY VVlIistling Number --------------- DORTH EY BARRETT Piano Solo - - - - - - NYLA TANSEY Selection ------ COMBINED GLEE CLUBS Presentation of Ephebian Ring --------- MISS ELIZABETH PARKS Awarding of Life lVlenIberShip in ,the Scholarship Federation, lVIISS IRENE MILLS Presentation of Class ---------------- MR. WOOD 'Presentation Of Diplomas - - MENIBER OF BOARD OF EDUCATION High School Song - - ----- LOYALTY SECTION E611 55? E EPE IEE wanna I-Fuszunsl-ll A W 4 E621 W,. New z4?fw zwrflw l f gllillll llff Z W Hs..!s. vm l QL' ll' VZ! W6 D f lf :- fw-.1-,175 f Q? rw .V , M g '22 ik -:Elf E are E 47- l - - ' ' l ll V W ll' I Al , ,l I Q , W 'lllll 1,6 x , XX llllll' 'fi 2 x ll -N JK lla 'wc IRIX fb, SX IMI! lull XM Alf 5 , llzfly pf il ll gf. il L I 1 di ,,:-:mall ,H , JW WMS ,.2,I' X XA X X :L E' 5'-W' E7 - , J 1 ' - F- Y if ' V-' 5 i "Slim, Teuton, Kelt-1 count them all My friends and brother souls, With all the peoples, great and small, That wheel between the poles." l El-l-il o wonnn FQIEIJZSI-ll? A w WORLD FRIENDSHIP AN EXPLANATION or THE THEME or THE 1929 TORCH The End Sheet is very interesting, with its borders of national costumes and corresponding architecture. The architecture has been carefully chosen in order to identify the nationality of the figures. Old Father Time, holding the world in his hands, and surrounded by small panels, signifying the four seasons of the year, composes the motif for the Ex Libris. The Torch, beloved symbol of Torrance High School, has been treated in a very decorative way and affords an interesting Title page. The Dedication page exhibits a design of ships of modern and ancient design, showing means of communication between nations. The words on this page were written by Olive Robinson and Dorothy Eshom. The Running Head adorning most of the pages shows a border of Hags in the international code of signals. Under these are the words, "VVorld Friendship," the theme of the annual. Each Hag stands for the letter found directly under it. The Foreword is devoted to the United States and its emblem, the eagle, which is called the king of birds. Since the aft work was to be divided among the continents, Asia was chosen for the contents. A general idea of people and architecture in China is the motif, The Alma Mater exemplifies North America. It is an interesting design taken from the new University of the Air, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This marks a new development in the progress of universities, as this is the first skyscraper university in the world. For the faculty, tools of diplomacy have been chosen, pen, ink, and paper, the fundamentals of education, and to a great extent of business, are displayed. The Literary division sheet has been given over to the continent of Europe, since we look to Europe for our fine arts. The suggestion for the design came from a structure in Berlin, massive and expensive in its beauty. Africa is an open field for new activities, and is alive with new industries, thus it is the continent chosen for activities. The motif is a fine example of architecture in Morocco, characteristic of Africa. To Australia has been given the division sheet that deals with one of the most important phases of school life, athletics. At the bottom of the sheet is the develop- ment of a modern Australian city. Above is a design of the Australian bushmen, doing a weird and fantastic fire dance. The football, basketball and baseball headings are simple, yet effective, displaying the flag of the country where the game originated. Islands of the sea are depicted on the Humor page. It explains itself and intro- duces suggestions of primitive architecture. A A South American skyline with a very picturesque design of a scene in that con- tinent is the theme for the Advertisement section. We look to South America for commerce, thus the introduction of the steamer. Polar Regions are shown in the Finis and give a very realistic picture of the cold, barren wastes of the North. The quotations throughout the book are selected from the words of famous poets of the world. ' T641 E1 13 WORLD F'F!lEhlB5l-Ill! THE GARDEN OF LONG AGO Firxt flufard in Literary Context ' Heart of my heart, when the clouds hang red O'er a shimmering, sunlit sea, And the weary hours of the day have fled, I-last ever a thought of me? Is there never a star at twilight's close, Or a wave that ripples the Sea, Or a memory hid in the heart of a rose To whisper, my love, of thee? To whisper as softly as falling dew, As the evening shadows grow, Of a love that only the roses knew In the garden of long ago. Hush! 'Tis the wind of the night that sings A lyric, wild and free. It carries a dream on its shadowy wings, Oh! heart of my heart, to thee. BEULAH Cooveiz, '30. cznlzo HONORABLE MENTIGN A LYRIC Brooklets go dancing, Entrancing my heart. Breezes are straying, Playing their part. Robins are winging And singing today. Sunbeams are smiling, Beguiling and gay. IVIARY HINMAN, '30. ilnli-0 IF I HAD A LITTLE SHIP If I had a little ship, just large enough for me, With sail of silk and mast of gold, I'd sail Ollt on the sea. I'd sail to all the foreign ports-to England, Spain, and France, And to all the other countries, if I ever got the chance. I'd visit in the orient and every place, almost, I'd even go to Africa and sail along the coast. I'd like to see the Eskimos, their igloos all of iceg Then next, to see Hawaii would really be quite nice. At last, of course, Ild sail back home, for there I'd happy beg America is, after all, the only land for me. Sail to the North, sail to the South, sail to the East or West, You'll always find your native land is the one you love the best. VIRGINIA ROVVELL, '29. I65l E1 13 XYDRI-D F'?lEhlZSl-ll? OTHER POEMS SUBMITTED IN THE LITERARY CONTEST WHERE THE SUN SINKS LOW Out where the sun sinks low, And the ships on the far horizon Look like ghostly spectres, their Mastheads falling and rising. Out where the sun sinks low, And the waves dash in from the sea To break madly on the rocksg Oh! that's Where I would bel DOROTHY HANSON, '30, C-illllib THINGS TO DREAM ABOUT The haunting flash of a woman's soul, The sheen of a silken swirl, The gleam of a star high overhead Where dark clouds stormily curl. The ceaseless advance of the ages, The miracle of a flower, These are things to dream about In some fleeting, golden hour. IVIARGERY Roemrs, '32. czimzo OUR PATIO The shades of night are falling, The sun is sinking lowg The moon is sending its first beams Across our patio. The silver sprays of the fountain A sweet song seem to know, All else is silent and peaceful Within our patio. The night is turning to dawn, The world is all aglow, And all of nature seems to smile Upon our patio. IRENE Fix, '32 l66fI M ef e mlm 'SIDQI-D F-'QIELIZSI-IIF3 SPRINGTIME The nicest time in all the year ls when the spring is drawing near, When birds are nesting in the trees Among the blossoms and the leaves, VVhile in the grassy meadows green Gay-colored wild flowers may be seen 'Peeping their heads above the grass, For balmy springtime's Come at last. OMA BECKVVITH, '30. czniuzo WORLD FRIENDSHIP Old bloody Mars looked down at Earth And saw two countries, hand in hand, And near-by stood an angel white Who ruled with peace throughout the land. Then lVIars did give a mirthless laugh That rang through every vale and hill. The countries shivered, drew apart, And then came War and thoughts to kill. No longer did the countries walk Together, but with hate and spite VVithin their heartsg they went alone, And Peace, the angel, took her flight. The years passed on, and famine came, And flood and fire took their tollg And still the countries walked apart And travelled towards a separate goal. One country stumbled, almost fell, He cried out, in his grief and pain, "Oh, brother mine, across the way, Forget, and be my friend again!" Witli tears they pledged themselves anew, And Peace returned unto the landg Old lVIars did Hee, and then once more Two countries travelled, hand in hand. VIRGINIA ROWELL, '29. I 67 l F53 El-lil. wanna FRlEhl25l-Ill-5 HOW THE TURTLE GOT HIS SHELL By MARY PECKHAM Nlany, many, many and many centuries ago there li.ved on the great hotish, sandish, windish desert some slow, poky, brownish-colored animals called turtles. Now these turtles didn't have shells as they do now, so, of course, they stayed out of every- one's way so they wouldn't be stepped on. On the edge of this great, hotish, sandish, windish desert there was a sculptor making a beautiful statue of a girl. He was using a sort of clay that hardened very quickly. It could be scraped off of whatever it was on, but if it wasn't scraped off very soon after it was hard, it would always be on whatever it was on. Soon the statue was finished and the sculptor was so happy he just threw the clay that was left over away. Very soon after this out from the very middle of the great, hotish, sandish, windish desert came one of the slow, poky, brownish-colored turtles. Of course, it was only natural for the turtle to step right into the middle of the clay and roll over and over in it until he had a sort of shell. He was quite angry at himself for getting into the clay. And so from that day to this turtles all have hard, hard, hard, hard and harder shells to protect them from everything but being made into soup. Cilnl-TO FOOTBALL POEM Now for the fun, Football's begun. Whenever a pass they'd send, Captain Reynolds was on one end. On the other end was To, And how swiftly he could go! Mintun was the tackle- He could make them cacklel Another tackle was young Bert, He was sure a little squirt. Tavan brothers held the line As guards they made the whole team shine. McKinley or Welsch at center Gave our boys a chance to enter. When Agapito made touchdowns Other teams looked on with frowns. Jerry was a full-back, He always made their line crack. Nothing too hard for Harder After he stepped on the starter. Quarter-back was Penny, On the run he slaughtered many. A good player was Bob: He was always on the job. Completing the team was Roy, For T. H. S. he's one useful boy. A great help was Coach Sig, He made the team go over big. -By the A8 No. 2 Boys. l63l WI. El-l-3, s wang: rl:uzr.ll::l-ul: NATIONAL ORATORICAL CONTEST ON THE CONSTITUTION First Place in Marine League-Finals THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR CONSTITUTION The desire for liberty has been foremost in the hearts of all men in all ages. Since the day the Egyptians made slaves of the Israelites, men have looked upon liberty as a heavenly light, an attainable goal. History is filled with man's attempts at liberty, which were ground under the heel of oppression. But man was destined one day to realize his dreams. Liberty first dawned for the Anglo-Saxon race when the IVIagna Charta was wrung from the unwilling hand of old King John on the field of Runnymede. Oliver Cromwell obtained more free- dom for the common people when he drove his worthless ruler from the throne. It was that burning desire for liberty that sustained Washington,s army at Valley Forge. For that same liberty the French peasants stormed the Bastile. From the days of Txflilgllfl Charta to- the Declaration of Independence, liberty had been developing. In the year 1776, the American Colonies, in the face of a hostile world, declared their independence and won their freedom. When the smoke of the Revolution had cleared, confusion and distrust prevailed. In this chaotic atmosphere a calm body of men met and formulated one of the greatest documents this world has ever known. "The most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man," Gladstone termed our Constitution when it had proved its worth for one hundred years. For a long time it has been a common belief that it was a marvelous inspiration, and that it was the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of Man. The generally accepted theory was that the greater part of our Constitution was invented by the convention of 1787. Historical research proves that nearly every provision in the Federal Constitution had its origin in British or colonial documents. The great achievement of the conven- tion was not c1'eation, but an adaptation of former experiences to existing conditions. The hardy pio-neers who came to our shores in the seventeenth century were the privileged heirs of the political traditions of England. Wliile the Constitution of the United States is very much more than an adaptation of British Law, yet its under- lying spirit was that of the English speaking race and the common law. Behind the framers of the Constitution, as they entered -upon their momentous task, were the mighty shades of Simon DeIVIontfort, Bacon, Eliot, Nlilton, and Locke. The framers of our Supreme Law were wise-too wise to draw upon their imaginations or create a government on theo1'y. Uur Constitution is a result of slow, laborious and painful evolution. This very fact is the greatest tribute to the far-sighted craftsmen of the Federal Convention, for, had it not been rooted deeply in the experience of the new nation, it could not have withstood the march of time. Was there ever a Constitution like this-a Constitution affording the humblest citizen equal rights and privileges with the most powerful-a Constitution carrying out the will of the majority, yet safeguarding the rights of the minority? Never before had any people set up over themselves a government that derived all its powers from the consent of the governed. The Founders of our Republic knew the motives that control the minds of men, they were familiar with the forces that had caused the rise and fall of empires. Greece, in her mad clamor for liberty, forgot the need of strength that union brings. Rome encouraged union and nationality until her liberty was choked off. There had before been government without liberty, and liberty without governmentg the framers of our Supreme law were the first to strike a per- manent balance between these opposing principles. E691 I El-13 , wanna :-lzuszunsl-nl: ORATORICAL The vitality of our Constitution lies in the fact that, by judicial interpretation, amendment, and use of the elastic clause, it may be adapted to the ever-quickening changes of the most progressive age in history. Withorxt these provisions for the future welfare and progress of our nation, our Supreme Law would become mere words upon a scrap of parchment. Let us beware of useless amendments, and remem- ber the warning of our renowned statesman, Daniel Webster, who reminded us: "Remove not the ancient landmark which thy fathers have set." Wliat was the magnet that drew the Pilgrim from England, the Protestant from Germany, and the Hugenot from France? It was religious freedom, offered by our Constitution. The United States is considered the most prominent among the nations of the earth today. Why? Gur Constitution, with its principles of Liberty, Free- dom, and Justice, has transformed our country from thirteen diversified colonies to one mighty commonwealth. Why have so many foreign republics used our Constitu- tion as a model? The Constitution of the United States is the most perfect the world has ever known. Why are the immigration quotas of the United States always full? Our Constitution offers the working man the highest standard of living on this globe. So well was our Constitution formed that it has withstood the stress and shock of civil war, a storm that no other Constitution ever successfully weathered, and maintained its equilibrium for more than a century and a quarter of unexampled social, civil, and material advancement, in which it has been the controlling force. Wherever our flag of battle has been raised, our purpose has been to relieve suffering humanity. From the first volley of Hint lock muskets at Bunker Hill, to that day in the Argonne Forest, when the news of the Armistice was received, American men have fought and died for the ideals of liberty. And yet, we of today's generation, who call ourselves Americans, are unconcerned and indifferent about the guarantee of that liberty that was bought with the blood of our countrymen. Oh, for a national leader to infuse into the people a sense of responsibility of the ballot, if our government is to continue successfully! Our Constitution is not self-perpetuating. If it is to remain our Supreme Law it will be because it has public support. The development of our Constitution is not completeg we must keep step with Progress. The law of the ox-cart cannot govern the airplane. Ladies and gentlemen, your part in the preservation of your own Con- stitution is to go to the polls on election day and cast an intelligent ballot. Unless the American people awaken to their responsibility of suffrage there is a manifest danger that, within the lives of those now living, the end of organized government, as we have known it for more than one hundred and forty years, will be at hand. As long as your Constitution remains intact, your press will have freedom of publication and distribution. You may worship in any church you wish, and the dOO1'S of that church cannot be closed against you. The government cannot sell nor confiscate your property without due process of law. You may not be cast into prison Without a trial by a jury of your peers. No Federal officer may cross the threshold of your home without a search warrant. Let me repeat, my friends, as long as your Constitution remains intact your liberty and your rights are assured. Let us bequeath it to our children, as it was handed down to us, unmarred by useless amendments, majestic in its powerful simplicity. JOHN Youxro, '30. E701 Elllil SYDRI-D FQIEHZSI-ll? CITY FEDERATION WORLD FRIENDSHIP CONTEST Fourth Place, RICHARD SINCLAIR FOR-BUT ALSO BY-THE PEOPLE The record of man's achievements on this planet bears one eternal stigma which can never be effaced-the crimson stain of war remains, an everlasting reproach upon the morality of the human race. Since the blood of Abel first cried reproach upon the guilty hand of Cain, this earth has been deiiled with the blood of human beings slain by their fellowmen. Might has made right for thousands of years. International disputes have always been settled on the battlefield, by the rule of terror and force. Clamoring for aggression or revenge, nation has risen against nation, and then this earth has trembled with the tramp of marching armies, and rung to the clash of swo1'ds and the shouts of War-mad men. And when the death-blast has been turned off, when the tide of agony has been stemmed, when the guns have been stilled, and peace has come for awhile, men have turned to their desolated fields and to the smoking ruins of their cities, and they have wondered what it was that drew them from peaceful firesides and happy families into the blinding, raging, devastating maelstrom of vifar. And who pays the price of all this? The people-the masses-and, finally, the individual! Power-mad war-lords, controlling the destinies of nations, may declare war, but it is the individual who goes forth to suffer and to die. It is the individual who solves the problem of reconstruction. The tax-money wrung from the individual citizen satisfied the ravages of greedy Mars. In 1914, there broke upon the world a storm of blood and fire, which, in fright- fulness, in awful havoc wrought, made all previous international conflicts pale into insignihcance. Think of the billions of dollars wasted-thrown away-in the four terrible years of that gigantic struggle! Think of the fathers, brothers, husbands, who never returned! Think of the millions who did survive that horrible shambles of death and who today lie on hospital beds, shattered in body and mind and soul! Think of the children made fatherlessg of the Widows bereaved! Think, and you will realize why it was that the whole world rose in rebellion against the uselessness of it all, and as with one accord cried, "It must never be again!" From that hour to this, the revolt against the barbarism among nations has been steadily growing, until now the determination to stamp out the curse of war and achieve just and lasting peace is universal. Like other great moral reforms, the peace movement has had to pass through its days of trial and doubt and misunderstanding. Pioneers have had to blaze a trail through ignorance and prejudice. Diplomats have had to labor at conference tables and work out plans for the protection of human society against war. But such treaties are mere scraps of paper without the energizing force of public opinion to sanction them and make them into living documents. Now, the great testing is come. The question of Whether or not all men can live together in harmony is to be submitted to the final mandate-the will of the people. As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he. As a nation thinketh in the hearts of its men and women, so is that nation. Therefore, you and l, because we are America, must do America's thinking. Public E711 Elllil :vor-u.l:a :'l:uzr.l::l-ull: opinion does count! Wlietlier' we think constructively or destructively, in terms of peace, or in terms of war, our government will act accordingly! Men and women of America, we can end war in our time if we will but do our part! You ask "What is our part? What can we do to hasten the realization of World peace? First, there must come a change within ourselves. How can we expect inter- national harmony if we practice selfishness and lawlessness in our own lives? We must banish greed and race prejudice from our own hearts, before we can say to those of other lands, "Let us be brothers." We must realize that war is not an actual part of the universe. War' is a spirit, an attitude, a way of thinking. It is man-made and man-controlled. And if it is man-controlled, it can be ended by man. Next, We must deny that war is inevitable. The creed of the militarist is, "I believe in the necessity of war." And on that assumption, the war system is built. The past has shown the individual to be essential to any kind of warfare. If an enlightened World public would declare that War is not unavoidable, and would refuse to go forth to battle, would War be possible? And then, we must cease to think of peace as the absence of war, but as a posi- tive condition of world friendship. We must seek a sympathetic understanding of other peoples. This essential spirit of goodwill must be born in the hearts and minds of the people, but, if the goal of world amity is ever to be reached in our time, we must go farther. We must have energetic perseverance and daring. Peace for the world must be of and for the people, but also by the people. My friends, peace will not come to us. Peace must be Won. We have seen the cruelty, the futility, the stupidity of war, but that is not enough. We must achieve peace. We must think, act, organize peace! For nineteen hundred years, the Christmas chimes have rung out, acclaiming Him who is the Prince of Peace. And for nineteen hundred years, we have listened in vain for the mighty anvil chorus signifying the beating of swords into plovvshares. But now, at last, the dawn of the long-awaited day is at hand-the day when the tides of history shall be turned into happier channels, when the nations shall learn war no more, when there shall be "Peace on earth, goodwill to men!" J I! cam:-0 WRITING A POEM I The teacher gave me some work to do, To write a poem with verses two. I rolled and tossed about all night, Wondering what on earth to write. II I thought of rivers, flowers, and trees, I thought of the ocean with its salty breeze, I thought of heroes and romance bright, I thought of the moon and its silvery light. III I recalled happy days of long ago, And of the joys I used to know, But those things are for poets to write about, So I'll hand this in 'fore I pass out. DOROTHY ESHOM, ISO. I72I 1 1 EH IN I nl' -I I I "Dream not helm and harness Sign of valor truc- S'llAll Peace hath higher test of manhood YY Tlmn battle ever knew 55? E FEPE EU DVDR'-D rnlaulnsl-up - FO OTBALL MEN E 74 fl W T IB ML n --Q73 FA 5? 5? 5 ' ' ' ?x J if 'ff' FOOTBALL TEAM COACH "SIG" NYLANIJER Sigurd Byron Nylander, popularly known as "Sig," comes to us from Alhambra High School, where he coached football, basketball and swimming, having won coast league championship in basketball and district championship in swimming. He also coached at Belmont High School near San Francisco, winning championships in football, track and swimming. Later he coached at Oakland High School, and turned out several successful teams. Q lVIr. Nylander is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and played under the late Andy Smith, three years under "Gloomy Gus" Henderson, and a year under Knute Rockne, famous Notre Dame mentor. ln 1927-28, "Sig" was director of lVIunicipal Sports of the city of Los Angeles, and had charge of the Junior Olympics. "Sig" is a member of the L. A. Athletic Club and his basketball team won the A. A. U. championship. This year he has com- plete charge of the Junior Olympic State Finals. In 1929 Torrance won the district championship in the Junior Olympics. Even if he hasn't turned out any other championships, he has instilled a new spirit into the Student Body of T. H. S. Here's wishing you luck for next year, "Sig" joe "SLIM" TAVAN Joe has played one year on the squad, but still has two years to go. He went great on the defense and offense this year and is expected to go well in the next two seasons. Though he played tackle this year he may get a trial at the backfield next year. Keep up the hard scrapping, Joel EARL "DUKE" TAVAN Earl played his first year on the other tackle and will probably hold down that berth next season. He may get a trial at end for he is tall and sure can snag the passes. WILLIAM "WILLIE" AGAP1To "Willie" played his first year at half-back and has three years to go yet. He shows great promise, and next year "Sig" will have him rounded into a hard-hitting, line- smashing back. "Willie" played good, clean, hard football this year, and is eager to go next season. PAUL "OscAR" WELSCH "Oscar" has played two years for the varsity. He was moved in from end this year to play tackle and then went to center, where he played consistent ball. He was under hre constantly and did well. His only regret is that he hasr1't a few more years at the pivot position, for it's great. 'FOSHIAKI "PROP" SUMINAGA "Prof" has played at end and guard for two years and has one more to go. Prof is a scrapper on both defense and offense and death on fumbles, as he demonstrated in all the games. What he lacks in size, he makes up for in fight. Coach Nylander can use him to great advantage next season. E751 Elllil . wanna FRIENBSI-ll? EGBERT UBERTH M ERRILL This is Bert's first year, but he played like a veteran and has three years more of varsity competition. "Bert', played a great brand of ball and was continually breaking through to down our opponents behind the line of scrimmage. He played at end, tackle and guard this year, so we can expect him to Star in one of these three positions next year. HOXN'ARD "Torn ,IQOTTEN Totten played his first season in the backfield and has three more years to be eligi- ble for athletics. He plays a fine, hard game, and all he needs is more experience. He will be out next season though, and some of the big fellows had better watch their positions. ROY "MACH MCREYNKJLDS K'lVIac" played under a great handicap, but all the teams knew when he smacked them. He played two years at guard and worked hard at that position. Sig will have a hard task finding a man with his courage for guard. "Mac" graduates this year and the Whole squad is sorry to lose him. ROBERT "Bos" BARTLETT "Bob" played two years of hard, well-played football and we are sorry to see him graduate. He alternated at tackle and full-back and broke through many a time to smash the opponents before they were under way. On the offense, when "Bob" got rambling, he was hard to stop, as any team in the league will say. ALFRED "AL" lVIINTUN, Captain-dest "Al" has played end two years and shows plenty of Hghtg in his next two years more will be heard of "AL" just look into the heart of every play and number "IO" is Al. He and Harold Stevenson tied for the Captaincy, so they will share honors in the following season. Good luck, "AL" CAPTAIN "JoHNN1E" REYNOLDS A heart of steel, a never say die spirit and a good knowledge of the game, all go to make up "our Captain." He has played four years for the varsity and has fought from the first whistle. We are sorry to see him leave. A mighty player on defense and offense. RICHARD "DICK" WALLER This was "Dick's" first ear out and he certainl was enthusiastic about it. He y n y u a regrets that he didn't Come out before. A'D1ck" graduates in June, otherwise he would be out in a suit next season. He played well on the defense and never quit fighting. He played guard and tackle this year and thinks it's great sport. AL HPENNYH PENNINGTON He played his three years at end, half-back and quarter-back. He was outstanding on the defense and offense and was a great safety man. This is "Penny's" last year and Coach Nylander will have a hard time getting a man to fill 'fAl's,' shoes. Penning- ton was also high point man on the team. i761 l 1 1 1 n I wanna rnlzumsl-Ill: l ' ---'dh FOOTBALL SQUAD HARo1,D uFISE'l'H STEVENSON, Captain-elect Harold has played two years in the baclciield and shares the '29 football cap- taincy with "Al" Miiituri. He's fast and hard to stop and is also fine on interference and defense. The team should work well under the leadership of these two fellows and we expect plenty of touchdowns from "Feet" next season. Good luck, Harold. GERALD HJERRYN CLARK Jerry came from Redondo High and played end there, but Coach Nylander made him over into a battering, hard-fighting, full-back. He was always good for a few yards when the squad needed, them and was a bear on defense. "Jerry" is back next year and will continue to star. HOMER USLUGH WEBBER This is Homer's first year, and he was rather inexperienced in the art of the pig- slcin, but he fought gallantly throughout the season. "Slugl' played at guard this year, and will probably play center or guard next year. He had a little trouble in the early part of last season on learning to like the game, hut next season he will surely "eat up" his foes. RAl.l'H UCRUSTYU HARDER Harder played three years in the backfield and was a great interference runnerg he carried the ball with intense feroeiousness when called on. Ralph was one of our best players on defense and broke up many a play for the opposition. He has one more year. Just keep it up, Harder, old man. Louis "Louis" BRIGANTI, Illmmger "Louie" Bri anti, our little mana er, has seen so much football in the last ear 1 g n g 1 s s y that he has decided to come out for it next fall. "Sl " will make a ood little pla er t ' l g g Y out of ' Louie," so watch him next year. i77l P EI EEPE E T woman lI'F!lEhlZ5l-IIB BASKETBALL SQUADS VARSITY TEAM QHEAVIESD I 73 I HAWK T IBIMJL M "L-"'..EE'-.HE 5 5 ff' '55 wnnui If.. W l ' VARSITY LETTERMEN Jon '1'owNsEND cCIlf7f1lil1, BEN HANNEBRINK FRANK RUSSELL .IOHN KoLEsAR HAROLD C0014 SIMON SCHIPPER ALFRED JAUNSISM l'lARRY PUTNAM ROBERT HANNAN FFORRANCE 19, NARBONNE 8-DECEMBER 7 The crimson and silver varsity started the season out with a snappy victory over the Gauchos, our deadly rivals. The game was hard fought throughout with considerable roughness. The score at half time was 9-6, and Torrance held this lead to the end and came out on the long end of the 19-8 count. r.llORRANCE 7, JORDAN 15-DECE1X'IBER 1-1 The tables were turned on the varsity in the next game and they lost a sharply contested game to Jordan at the Jordan clay courts. The score at half time was 10-4. Jordan held their lead throughout and were never threatened. r1l0RRANCE 11, BELL, 32-JANUARY -1 ln the third set-to the Torrance varsity was completely swamped by a much superior team. Bell led at half time and was never threatened. TFORRANCE 28, Iacon Rus 23-JANUARY 11 Playing on the home courts, the industrial city quintet nosed out the Riis Vikings by a 28-23 count. At half time the score was 11-4 with Torrance out in front, but Riis started a desperate rally which made the score nip and tuck throughout. Riis, however, was unable to overcome our lead and another scalp was added to varsity's belt- 'FORRANCE 2-1, WAsH1NoToN 33-JANUARY 18 In a game filled with arguments between coaches, players, referee and spectators, the VVashington squad came out on top after leading at half time 17-13. The spirit was lacking in the Torrance squad after Captain Townsend was ejected via the foul route and VVashington scored at will. TORRANCE 11, GARDENA 22-JANUARY 25 Getting away to an early lead at half time with a score of 15-6, Gardena was able to keep the Torrance varsity down on the short end of the scoring. In the second half Gardena continued to locate the basket and ran their total to 22, while T. H. S. scored but 11 digits. 'TORRANCE 19, BANNING 22-FEDRUARY 1 Torrance journeyed to the Y. NI. C. A. in San Pedro to meet the Banning quin- tet. The score was close and hard fought from first to last whistle. The winning points were not scored until the last two minutes of play. CLASS A STANDING W L Pct. Bell - - - 7 0 1.000 Banning - - -1- 3 .571 Gardena - - -1 3 .571 Jordan - - -1- 3 .571 Riis - - 4 3 .571 Torrance - 2 5 .285 Narbonne - - 2 5 .285 Washington - - - 1 6 .142 1791 El l-il . wanna :'l:u:u::l-Ill: 1 I LIGHTWEIGHTS TORRANCE 10, NARBONNE 15-DECEMBER 7 In the first half the Torrance "Bees" took an early lead at 9--l-, by maintaining a perfect defense. In the second half, however, the Gauchos forged ahead by dint of hard fighting and nosed out the industrial city quintet in the last few minutes. TORRANQE 16, JORDAN 15-DECEMBER 14 Torrance jumped into a 10-7 lead in the first half and managed to hold it until the final whistle. In the last half, Jordan opened up with a terrible bombardment on the crimson and silver goal, but fell short of victory by one point. TORRANCE 12, BELL I9-JANUARY 4 In the first two quarters Bell took a 12-8 lead after some hard fighting on both sides. Shortly after the second half started, Charlie Ruppel, captain of the "Bees," sustained a broken shoulder, which weakened the Torrance defense and allowed Bell to run their score to 19 points while the industrial city boys tallied but 12 digits. TORRANCE 12, JACOB Rus 37-JANUARY 11 In their next game the Torrance "Bees" suffered a crushing 37-12 defeat at the hands of the Riis vikings. At half time the score was 22-7 and Riis continued their scoring throughout the second half, running the score to 37-12. TORRANCE 21, WASHINGTON I7-JANUARY 18 After trailing the axe wielders by a 10-5 count in the first half, Torrance opened a bombardment in the last two stanzas. After the lead changed hands quite often, the "Bees" managed to come to the front in the last four minutes and score two field goals to cinch the victory for Torrance. TORRANCE 1-I-, GARDENA I8-JANUARY 25 Half time ended with Gardena on the long end of a 12-4 count. In the second half, however, Captain Ruppel, who was out of the lineup for two weeks on account E801 131 555 E1 13 wanna lI'RlEhlZ5l-IIF9 of injuries, was substituted. This served to brace up the Torrance spirit and they opened up with a desperate rally which fell short by four points. F1-TORRANCE 16, BANNING 15-FEBRUARY 1 This was the second 16-15 win for Torrance, the Hrst one being over Jordan. The game was fast and furious with both teams being hindered by the strange court at the Y. M. C. A. in San Pedro. However, just before the final Whistle blew, one of the "Bees" tossed a field goal and Torrance won by the very narrow margin of one digit. LIGI-ITWEIGHT LETTERIVIEN CI-IARI.1zs RUI'vIzL fcapminJLA DoRN HALL JOHN YOUNG CDRVILLE I-IUDSDN JOE HIGGINS CHARLES FAULKNER HOWARD TTUDSON IVAN ECKERSLEY STANLEY CREIGHTON CHARLES STEINER CLASS B STANDINGS W I, Pet. Bell - ------ 6 1 .857 Narbonne - 6 1 .857 Riis - - - 5 2 .714 Gardena - 4 3 .571 Torrance - 3 4 .428 Washington - 3 4 .428 Banning ----- - 1 6 .142 Jordan ------- 0 7 .000 MIDGET LETTERMEN CTIZORGIE KYLE fCaf1minJ LIZIE HEIIRING GORDON LUDWIG PAUL SI.IzPI1Y BUSTER WHITAKER JOE LUPO LIaoNARD LDCKE JACOB GALL CLASS "C" STANDINGS W L Pct. Washington ------ 6 1 .857 Bell - - - 6 1 .857 Narbonne - - 5 2 .571 Jordan - - 5 2 .571 Banning - - - 3 4 .428 Gardena - - - 3 4 .428 Torrance ------ 1 6 .142 Riis -------- 1 6 .142 FLEAWEIGHT LETTERMEN VVILFRIED 'TTIDLAND CCr1lrtr1inJ ELWYN JARRETT ARTHUR YARIAMDTO RICHARD PULLMAN RICHARD BURR RUDOLPH HURER PAUL Lizssmo ELWYN Woon CLASS "D" STANDINGS W L Pct. Jordan ------- 7 0 1.000 Narbonne - 5 2 .741 Bell - - - 5 2 .741 Banning - - 4 3 .571 Torrance - - - 2 5 .285 Gardena - - - 2 5 .285 Washington - - 2 5 .285 Riis - - - - 1 6 .142 T311 FSP' IE EPEI IIIII 'XYDRI-D FRIZNZSPIIQ MIDGETS FLEAS EMI l -I3 . wanna F'RlEhlZ5l-ll? 5 Y 1 x WRESTLERS AND BOXERS Fir.rl Rofw: Left io right, Alfred Pennington, Homer Hfebher, John Di Massa, Herman Hamrnan Seroml Row: Charles Kixinger, Joe Luisa, Coach Nylander, George Figuredo, Floyd Denman Third Rofw: Paul Slefrpy, James McLean, llfilliam Loftus, Hidio Moriyama, Sam Bone Fourth Rofw: Mel-vin Hofward, Ted Merrill, Guy Rofwell, Cyril Paixley -...,.1. -ag I I I f""'P . , PYRAMIDS First Rofw: George Figuredo, Herman Hmnman, Kenneth Fen, Jamey Miller, James McLean, Floyd Denman Middle Rofw: Guy Rofwell, John Joyce, Coach Nylander, Raymond Rogers, Cyril Paisley Bottom Row: La Verne Jones, Perry Mendenhall, Roy Keener, Ted Merrill, Melfuin Hofward E331 Elllfl a wanna FFRIENZSI-ll? 'Thr' T-'Wi Y il BASEBALL It was a tough grind on the horsehide sport this year with a lack of seasoned material. Captain Bob Bartlett was the only real veteran to return. Coach Nylander had a tough time to find some one to fill the pitcher's box. Charles Faulkner, Swede Jaunsen and "Bud" Putnam all tried a hand, but seemed unable to get control of the ball. Those who made their letters on the '29 squad are: Bob Bartlett, catcherg Al Pennington, second, Hartley Carr, first, Charley Ruppel, short stop, Stanley Creigh- ton, thirdg Ivan Eckersley, center fieldg Simon Schipper, left fieldg Johnny Kolesar, right field: Harry Putnam, pitcher, Alfred Jaunsem, pitcher, Charles Faulkner, pitcher, Willie Agapito, third, Pete Zamperini, right field, Wilfred Tidland, left field, Paul' Welsch, center fielclg John Harris, Joe Higgins and Buster Whitaker, managers. BASEBALL SCHEDULE 'A ril 30 Torrance Bannin Ma Torrance Bell P E Y May 3 Torrance Banning May Torrance NVashington 'May 7 Torrance Riis 'May Torrance Washington May 10 Torrance Riis 'June Torrance Narbonne NI:-xy 14 Torrance Jordan June Torrance Narbonne 9tMay 17 Torrance Jordan june Torrance Gardena fMay 21 Torrance Bell 'tjune Torrance Gardena tAr home. E341 El i-3. . wang: FRIERIZSI-ll? P3 1 .. 1 f.-' - wt i TORRANCE HIGH TRACK RECORDS Ewnl 100 yds.. . .. 220 yds.. . . . 440 yds.. . . . 880 yds. .... . Mile ......... 120 yds. H. H.. 220 yds. L. H.. Relay 880 ..... Pole Vault.. . . . High Jump .... 12 Lb. Shot Put .... .... Broad Jump 20' 50 yd. ...... . 100 yds. ...... . 50 yds. ....... . 120 yds. L. H.. 660 yd. ...... . Pole Vault ..... High Jump .... 8 Lb. Shot Put. Broad Jump. . . 811 CLASS A Record 11 secs. ..... . 2-11f5sccs.... 61 secs. 2.15" .... 5.25" 20 3f5 secs.. 29 215 secs.. . . 1.-H ...... 10 ft. 5' I" 38' 5" .. 18' 3" CLASS 6 secs. ..... ........ . 11 secs. 6 secs. .... . 15 4-X5 secs.. .. 1.45 secs. .. 8-' 9" ..... 4' 10" 35 ft. . ......... .. 17 ft. ........... . i351 Sei by Al Pennington . . . Al Pennington . . . Bob Bartlett .... Bert Merrill .... Pete Zamperini . . . . . . . Pete Hall ......... .... Toshiaki Suminaga. ....... . Harold Stevenson. . . . . . . Hartley Carr ..... .... Bob Bartlett .... Al Pennington . .. Joe HIgglUS ........ .... Gordon Ludwig .... .... Gordon Ludwig .... .... ,loc Higgins ...... Richard Burr . . . Buster Whitaker . . . . . . Charles Kisinger.. Ice Lupo ....... .Joe Higgins . .. Date 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 A wg gg E !R..n'Tf!..E..uEl?p MARINE LEAGUE TRACK RECORD Event l00yds.... 220yds.... Mile 440 yds. . . . 880 yds. ..... . . . . 120yd.H.H.... 220yd.L.H.... Relay 880 .... .... PoleVault High Jump ....... .... 12 Lb. Shot Put .... .... Broad Jump .... . . Event 50 yd. ...... . . . . 100 yd. ...... . . . . 120yd.L.H.... 660 yd. ...... . . . . 440 Relay. .... . . . . Pole Vault .... .... High Jump ..... .... 8 Lb. Shot Put .... .... Broad Jump ............. CLASS A Record 10 secs. .... . 22 3f5 secs.. .. 52 1f5 secs.. 2.05 mins.. . . . -1.42 275 secs 17 275 secs. . 25 7710 secs... 1.34 3X5 secs. ...... . 11' .... . 5' um" .. 47' me .. 20' 8" ............ CLASS C Record 5 4f5 secs.. 10415 secs.. 14175 secs.. .. 1.35 2f5 secs... 48 475 secs.. 10' 7" 5' 6M". .. 40' 9" .... is' sw' ........... Set by Pearson of Banning ........ Neville of Washington ...... Ralph of Downey .... . . . Pleasant of Bell ........ Qi. . XVillougl1by of Gardena ..... Hammack of Narbonne ..... Ralph of Downey ......... Rus. ...... Reuber of Gardena.. Carter of Jordan .... Harper of Gardena ........ Neville of Washington ..... Set by Uchida of Gardena.. ..... Uchida of Gardena.. ..... Robinson of Narhonne . McNal1e of Bell ..... ..... Jordan .............. lVIonlc of Washington ...... Smart of Jordan ...... lVIcDengall of Gardena ..... Faught of Bell ........ Data 1927 1928 1926 1928 1927 1927 1926 1928 1929 1926 1929 1929 Date 1928 1928 1927 1929 1929 1929 1929 1929 1928 The Cinder path season proved anotherhard grade for Coach Nylander's spike- meng in fact, the material was so scarce that Torrance did not even place a man in the Nlarine League meet. Good material, however, appears in the ofling with such men as: Bert Merrill, Pete Zamperini, Toshiaki Suminaga, Harold Stevenson and Hartley Carr. Captain Charles Ruppel, versatile dash man, was slated for a high place in the 220, for the dope was that Ruppel had bettered the league record several times, although unoflicially timed. Class fl ALFRED PENNINGTON ROBERT BARTLETT PETE ZAIVIPERINI HARTLEY CARR TOSHIAKI SUMINAGA BERT 'NI ERRILL LETTERMEN rss Class C GORDON LUDWIG Joie HIGGINS BILL LANZ JOE Lupo BUSTER WHITAKER - CHARLES KISINGER F55 E1 13 . Wann.: lrlzuznlnsl-Ill: First : Second Third : Fourth Fifth : First 1 Second Third : DISTRICT JUNIOR OLYMPIC GAMES VVon by Torrance High School, May S, 1929 RESULTS Torrance High School-3828 points--First. Gardena High School-2980 points-Second. Torrance Grammar School-2964 points-Third. Torrance Boys Qualifying for County Finals: SENIORS Bert IVIerrill Paul Sleppy Howard Totten Richard VVilliams : Bert Merrill ..... Paul Sleppy . . . : Takeuchi Isami .. Howard Totten. . James 1VIiller .... JUNIORS James Miller Arthur Yamamoto Dale Howe Billy Acree INDIVIDUAL SCORES SENIORS . . . . . . . . George Washington. . . .... Torrance . ....... . ... . .Torrance .. . . .. . . . . .Gardena High. .. .. ..... Torrance JUNIORS . . ..... Torrance .. : Arthur Yamamoto ........ Torrance . ......... . Edwin Gross . . . . Fourth: Benito Flores .... . . ..... Washington ..,..... . . . .... Torrance Elementary. . . . Fifth: Dale Howe ............. Torrance . ............ . INDIVIDUAL EVENT WINNERS SENIORS Broad jump: Bert Merrill. . . Torrance. Basketball: Paul Sleppy ,.... Torrance... Chinning: lVIiramoto Masaja Gardena. . Baseball: Bert Merrill .... Torrance. . . 75 yd. dash : Broad jump 1 Basketball : Chinning: Baseball: 75 yd. dash: Richard Willizinrs Edwin Gross .... Kenneth Haslam. James Miller .... Arthur Yamamoto Billy Acree ..... Washington . . . JUNIORS Washingtcnn. . Torrance. . . Torrance. . , Torrance. . . Torrance. . . . . I371 . . -178 points 4-77 points 428 points 378 points . . . 366 points -I-I-3 points -I3-I points -124 points 390 points 385 points 8 ft. 9 inches . .13 out of 20 . . . . .21 times . . . . .273 feet 8 -U5 seconds 7 ft. 9 inches .13 out of 20 . . . . .22 times . . .2072 feet .9 115 second E l-3 S woman rlruzunsl-ul: TENNIS LADDER MEMBERS Firsl Rofw: Charley Steiner, Coafh Nylander, John Young Second Rofw: Glenn Tolxon, Leonard Locke, Ralph Daugherty, Stanley Creighton TENNIS LADDER Up to May 1, 1929 1-ALFRED JAUNSEM 2-PETE HALL 3-PAUL WELSCH , 4--CHARLES STEINER 5-GLENN ToLsoN 6-JOHN YOUNG 7-STANLEY CREIGHTON 8-CHARLES FAULKNER 9-LEONARD LOCKE 10-PAUL LESSING 11-CHARLES STEINER The first six are the first string tennis team and the last four are substitutes. Any member on the ladder can challenge any member ahead of him and if he wins he can take his place on the ladder. E831 an ll r wanna I-'PFUENDEI-lllrl A w I Q il. h 1 JUNIOR GIRL CHAMPIONS Meinbership and interest in the Girlsl Athletic Association has increased con- siderably during the year. More girls have been working to gain points for a letter, which entails earning Hve hundred points. Speedball, a very peppy and rough game, was introduced during the first semester. This being our first attempt at playing football, our progress was not very good, much to the dismay of IVIiss Klein. The next big sport that the girls indulged in was inter-class basketball. In this the girls did much better. Good spirit and good sportsmanship were shown by all, While the peppy Juniors reigned victorious. The standings of the games were as follows: Juniors - Freshmen - Juniors - Seniors - Juniors - Seniors - Juniors - Sophomores Seniors - Sophomores Freshmen - Sophomores Sophomores Freshmen - Seniors - Freshmen - 7 13 7 12 12 0 5 . 7 Another new sport that has been introduced since Miss Klein's arrival is hockey. The progress in this has been slow, but the girls hope to advance noticeably in this during the coming year. Tennis and baseball followed hockey. A great deal of interest was displayed in these sports, and many good games were held. Inter-class baseball games will be held as in basketball. Now that hockey and speedball have been introduced into the list of sports. and some knowledge of them acquired, with Miss Klein's capable guidance it is quite likely that the Girls' Athletic Association will be even more successful another year. 55? EI EPE H DRI-D FRIENESI-IIP E901 - :- V LGI' --..,,,.1, TG' Q' xg TIE I ll " : ' Laugh, and thc world laughs with youg Wleep, and you weep alone. For the sad oltl earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouhlc enough of its own. became necessary to solve the prob- Buy a Student ANNUAL SOUVENIR NUMBER Support the Body Ticket THE TABLOID Teams VOL. II PUBLISHED CASUALLY-TORRANCE H101-1 Sci--root. No. 0+ EXTRA-HOOVER' ELECTED-EXTRA Prominent High School Girl New Building to AdtJl'I1 Torrance Faculty Metnber Poisoned Campus implicated in Scandal li T Report Miss Dorothy Hanson, prominent hostess of various school functions. was rushed to the Torrance hospital a few days ago, after an attempted suicide. Secretly Miss Hanson pre- pared a quantity of some unclassi- fied synthetic beverage in the chem- ical laboratory. She had consumed approximately twenty-five 1255 cc. of the liquid before she finally lost consciousness. Physicians, after ap- plying a slush pump, succeeded in extracting almost all of the olfcntl- ing substances, which were imme- diately submitted to Richard Xllaller, prominent local chemist, for analy- sis. Attending physicians consider the patieut's condition to be critical, Chemist's Report Liquid tobacco smoke. . . . 4 grams Chlorinatcd horsefeathers ....... lngrams Hydraulic acid ,.... 7 cc. 5 grains Nitro-glyeerine ,.... 8 ce. 9 grams XVood alcohol .,.... 41 cc. 39 grams Unmentionablcs . . .13 cc. 11 grams Inert ingredients . .1 gallon 3 ounces Total ........... -477 cc. 170.5 grams Density ...... . . .-l,O03 candle-power Historian's Note Recent investigations show that Sheridan's ride was not accomplished on the proverbial black charger. llis- torical research proves that Sheri- dan and his wife rode twenty miles to the battle in a motorcycle side- car. Sheridan was an agent for thc I-larlcy Davidson motorcycle, and was making a demonstration tour at the time. Woinan Suffrage Ladies and Gents: T will prove to you that woman suffrage should not be. First. XX-'otneri have been suffer- ing for cons and eons-so why not let them suffer? Second. Same as first. Third. Same as second. Amen! By Jon Towusiiun. lly a unanimous vote of the Stu- dent Council it was decided that money would be appropriated to build a special sound-proof music room on the ground hack of the auto and wood shops. The new building will be used only by Mrs. liischcn and Miss Lin- gcnfelter for instructing the Clee Clubs. The two teachers are not at all in favor of such a building, since they think that the music is so fine that the entire student body should enjoy it. Since nine-tenths of the students signed a petition to the effect that it would not tolerate the disturbing noises any longer, it lem in this manner. Mr. Austin and Mr. Burk both filed protest when they heard uf the new music studio, since they thought that it would disturb the work of their shop students. Mr. Xliood assured them that the build- ing would be absolutely lU0 per cent sound-proof, so all objections were withdrawn. XVork will start some time in july. Speaker Thrills Students , llenjamin llannebrink, f a ni 0 u s authority on manners, delivered an address in assembly on table eti- quette. Mr. Hannebrink knows his subject thoroughly and gripped his audience with his eloquent speak- ing. He is an advocate of water- proof wrist watches as a protection while stirring coffee. Recipe for Non-Alcoholic Liquors . Carefully mix together two tll quarts of rub-alcohol, a pint of ba- nana oil, and three cakes of yeast. Bottle at 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Let stand six months, open, and slowly and accurately pour down sink. i921 Rumors from unreliable and un- available sources have it that Pro- fessor XV. S. XVrigbt, l'.lI.D., D.l.l., ILA., and l".ll.Q., instructor of wood shop, chemistry, singing, hor- ticulture, and public speaking, an ardent supporter of re-incarnation, has announced his intention to faithfully serve his life sentence as dishwasher Critics declare that this report is not to he credited, as it is probably the work of some publicity seeker. Death Notice Au impressive ceremony was held behind the shops to commemorate the passing of Professor Toshiaki Suminaga's weather-beaten and time- worn vehicle of conveyance. The deceased was once owned by a Dc- troit millionaire and was loved and respected by everyone. Following an operation for an infected spark- plng, the poor thing coughcd,wheezed, blew a lung, and expired. Stripped of its gears. it was laid to rest by Chaplain llerbcrt S. Wood. New Club Formed Mr. ll'ood wishes to announce that Orville Iludson has received a cltartcr for a sleeping club. All those wishing to join sec Orville before the end of the term. Torrance Youth Shipwrecked Last Tuesday, the Society of Un- derslung Citizenship held their an- nual mceting on a yacht owned hy Alan Reno. After luncheon the society went for a cruise on Nigger Slough, an enchanting body of wa- ter just cast of our fair city. 'lhe party unfortunately cncouuteredia typhoon and the yacht was ship- wrecked on the mud banks of julian City. Doughnuts and coffee were served and a good time was had by all. DEADEKAYSHUM We, the uneducated, overworked, and irresponsible members of the Humor section of the 1929 TORCH, being in a totally unbalanced frame of mind, and having spent hours of meditation beside the fishpond, hereby dead- skate this "Humor" to the poor people who read it, on the condition that they do not be pessimistic about the phoolishness and sourcastic wit of the anti-prohibition and pre-war period jokes given in this section. fSig11edl YE EDITORS. Improve Your Vocabularies Consult PAUL LESSING, Ph.D. for Particulars His Course includes Englixlz, French, Italian, and some Unrlassifed. Classes in Successful Note Writing LOMA KIZER Inxtrucfor l lesson ---- - 351.00 10 lessons - - - -510.00 Private Lessons CSing Like Al Jolsonj Learn to sing in from one to five lessons. For information, see TOSHIAKI SUMINAGA Banish Those Smoking Habits! Be cured of them forever. l will cure you in 20 days of pipes, cigars, or cigarettes. lflfrite me today PETE CARPENTER HOW TO GET THIN Go down 20 pounds in 2 months Satisfaction Guarmzleed See DOROTHY HANSON Don't Waste Your Time Conzfrlfle High School Ezlumtion in Eight Years See SWEDE .IAUNSEM for Instruction USED - Big moments and carbon copies quite worn out, but a good buy. For full fmrticzzlmw see MISS BETTY JANE RIPPLE Kodak Pictures May Be Properly Developed If Left at TOLSON AND YOUNG'S Kodak Finishers Be a Graceful Dancer Give me 90 days and your own moiher won't know you. B. S. CREIGHTON SWAP!! SWAP! Wl10lC Set Of golf 5501453 trade in f0f Diet lists and count your calories Tennis fflckef-Of what have YOU? books by the score for the latest style See in reducing belts. GLENN TOLSON ALAN RENN K93l EI y WUQLQ ??l2Nn5l-ll? SENIOR FORECASTS c-:intro OLD TORRANCE GRADUATE SHINES IN POLITICAL WORLD Orville Hudson is now enjoying an established reputation in Washixigton, D. C. Having been graduated from the International Correspondence School with flying colors, he opened a shoe shine stand just outside the Wliite House. Here he greets each congressman on his way to session and nearly all of them condescend to have their boots shined by him as he charges only a small fee. During the slack hours, he is visited by prominent women of State, who relish arguing with him. Each day at noon Nyla Tansey, his secretary, is Seen walking up to his place with his lunch pail. WORLD ACCLAIMS ROBERT HUFFMAN SECOND GALLI-CURCI The Grand Opera Theatre in Berlin was the scene of the formal debut of Robert Huffman in operatic roles last week. Critics, gathered from all parts of the globe, assert that he has the best cracked falsetto in the history of scientific vocal de- velopment. Mr. Huffman, much inflated over his triumph, attributes his record of success to the fact that for fifteen years he peddled fish on the streets of New York, at which time he was well able to cultivate his voice intensively. He is being accom- panied on tours by Ilflildred Bell, who is an apt manipulator of the jewfs harp. MISSIONARY SI-IOCKS U. S. POPULACE Friends and relatives of the Rev. Joseph Townsend were mortihed beyond ex- pression upon discovering that he has returned from his good work, on the Amazon, with a harem. This is the first rash deed that this saintly man has ever done and everyone is hoping that he will soon recover his cogulative faculties and transport the unwanted females back where they came from. VVOIVIEN FROIVI T. H. S. ADVANCE CAUSE OF I-IUIVIANITY Irene Burmeister and Catherine Mulliii have opened an institution for pink elephants and other unique animals. Since the date of their opening a few weeks ago, several inmates have been enrolled. The Misses Burmeister and Mullin first became interested in humane relation- ships while still attending high school. Noticing how cruelly the gold fish in the school pond were molested by erring underclassmen, they resolved that some day they would found an institution whereby all abused creatures would be taken care of by loving hands. Accordingly they joined the local chapter of the S. P. C. A. and be- came active members of it. However, it is only Within the past year that they have built up their own division. Another member of their staff is Lois Goddard, who is especially interested in nursing seasick Seagulls from Redondo. FAIR, MODERATE WEATHER FORECAST T0day's weather forecast by Elwood Nahmens, Keystone meteorologist, was for heavy showers, with possibility of snow tonight and tomorrow, probably with clouds in the early morning. All those wishing to attend ball game tomorrow are urged to go on with their plans as IVIr. Nahmens has never yet guessed a weather forecast correctly and this is no exception. lf94I - e SYDFRI-D Fl-1!lEhlZSl-Il? A w ADVERTISEMENTS Do You Wzirit Beautiful Hair? Professor Frank Russell has recently completed his scientific research work in methods of dying hair, and his finished product is now on sale at all reliable cigar stands. Small bottles 50c, large bottles 31.00. Nloney refunded if desired shade is not acquired. Eggs may be bought at half price per dozen by any former T. H. S. student on going to see Eunice Tansey, who is now isolated on a chicken ranch. Phone number Nlucilage 0000. Get into the habit of taking Turkish baths. It soothes the constitution and Cures rheumatism. There's one right here in town. For information ask John Clark, proprietor. 011130 PERSCNALS, ET CETERA Helen Touvell has opened an establishment where people may reduce gracefully and gradually without pain. Among the faithful patrons, ever hopeful of miracles, are Virginia Rowell and MHl'jOfiC Yamamoto. Both received a heavy dose of obesity from the burdensome lot of editorship of the T. N. T. and Torch, respectively, and have never seemed to be recovered from it. Josephine Lupo, one of the illustrious members of the class of S'29, is the only one of them who is now living on a funded income. Having shaved off her hair, she sold it to the Soldiers' Home, run by Wesley Strohl, at a tremendous price, in- vesting the receipts in the Synthetic Apple Juice Corp., of which Charles Ruppel is now president. Clifford Crane is forever bemoaning the fact that he chose the business of under- taker as his vocation, for he claims that not enough people are dying off these days to keep him busy. To keep himself from starving, he is being employed in cutting the lawn in a cemetery, for which service he receives 50c per day. Gladys Adamsen successfully culminated a campaign for the higher rights of men's suffrage. Having preached eloquently at each street corner for two weeks in succession, the desired results for the abused sex fas she called itl were obtained. SOCIETY COLUMN Fern Stevens and Louise I-Iilpert, who are still fast friends, gave a delightful afternoon bridge party at the Tumble Inn Tea Shoppe, a cozy little nook operated by Ben Hannebrink. The honoree of the affair was Miss Mary Fiesel, school teacher from Wzltts, who has now resigned her post in search of romance. Last night Alfred Pennington, the world's foremost educator, was entertained with a theatre party by a group of Fifth Avenue matrons. The party agglomerated at the Ritz Theatre, where Clifford Jarrett, a former classmate of lVIr. Pennington, was presenting a ballet recital featuring June Cheadle, a new Pavlowa. ISSJ IE E! DYDRLD PRIERIZSI-ll?' ANTEDILUVIAN PASTIMES A lady of old was not overbold, But shy and meek as a lamb: Comely and fair, with a rose in her hair, Was shocked at the vulgar word, damn. Hoopskirts for dresses, and hair in long tresses- The instep was not to be seen. A skin of pure white, the waist drawn in tight- Her manner and style were just "keen." The maid of today has sure changed her way, No longer modest and meekg Abominates sox, and is strong as an ox, And gets a new beau every week. The alpine goat, as perchance you may note, Is no peer to the girl of today, Witlm them clad in White pants, a boy has no chance, A shower of rocks is his pay. The moral of this: Don,t climb with a miss By the side of Portuguese Bay, For you'll land up in bed, with a lump on your head, As the end of a perfect day. tWith apologies to "The Maid of Todayuj J. BENEFIELD YouNo. ccimzo B 11'S What would the Junior Bls do if- Louise Hansen lost interest in the navy? Ralph Harder received an office notice? Lucille Oliver should use rouge? Kathryn Roberts forgot how to giggle? Victor Kasper missed a day at school? Hartley Carr should flirt with the gi1'ls? Irena Fletcher didn't use rouge? Gladys Cox forgot her gum, Joe Tavan should argue with his English teacher? Dorothy Warren should let her hair grow? Mary Lisoni should forget her pleasant smile? Ethel Slye should be interested in Gardena? lVIyrtle Perkins should be boy-struck? Raymond Hailey should ask M1's. Young for a hook to read? Frank Psaute should ever do anything at all? Harold Stevenson should become a sky-pilot? 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Plfrite at Onre WONDER HAIR CURLERS STEINER Sz KYLE, INC. Are You Bashful? flre you ashamed of your English? NCTVOUS? Do 'ou saf "Wl1o" when vou should D 5 5 . El'I1bZlI'1"21SSCd a 5351 "Wh0m',? Shy? Self-Corzsciouszzess Banishezl Over Nigllt Individual Attention See EUNICE TANSEY You do not need to make these mis- takes any more. Simply see MR. RICHARD PULLMAN He will tell you about his quick and easy method of overcoming this habit. Surprise Your Wife- Give Her a Present A combination light and vase decora- tion for the table. Inexpensive, but will beautify the home. One tier for fruit, one for lights, and on top a vase for flowers. Price 1525.00 For ill-f07'7IIl1ll07Z see MISS JONES STUDENT BODY STORE BE Healthy! Be a Samson! F. ALLERTON PINGEL The lllusele Builder Classes-Mondayf and Friday after school in Library. DANCING TAUGHT By an Expert, Clogi, Ballet Lessons after school in the gymnasium 242.00 per lesson Learn and surprise your girl friend. See me at once RALPH BUNIE Attract Anybody You Wish Be Popular Have Many Admirers Lessons taught in first period Library and eighth period in Miss Burnham's Room, No. 202 For jmrtieulars see MISS BEULAH COOPER Note.-Flirtirzg lessons also given. Is Your Blond Hair Darkening? Consult MADAME DOROTHY WINCHESTER She will tell you about her special shampoo which will keep the hair light and fluffy. WANTED One dozen return-proof blackboard erasers. Guaranteed to return to the board after being thrown across the room several times. MRS. GRANGER. WANTED A Senior who is not stingy about let- ting anybody else sit on the Senior bench. .4 Tired Freslmuzn WANTED An algebra shark to do my advanced algebra in return for good stage Work. BEN HANNEBRINK. I98l QUAMT ARKET 2171 REDOND9 BoL'l.Ev.fxRD 1406 CRAVENS AVENUE Five years in Torrance and already an institution n L. G. BARKDULL RONIONA SHELBY C. M. HOWARD lllerllx Fresh Fruiis and Better Groceries Vegetables n A personal interest in our customers, needs means success Dolley Drug Company Agenix for Schaefer Fountain Pens Whitman Box Chocolates Eastman Kodaks ummnnnmmnnmmuunnnmmummuummmmnmumnmunm:unmmmnm Corner SARTORI and EL PRADO TELEPHONE 10 F991 dfler You Gradzuzle, Keep in Touch with Old TORRANCE HIGH By Reading the School Neu's Each Pyeek in the TORRANCE HERALD DOCTORS Lancaster and Shidler Physicians and Surgeons Torrance California S A N D Y SL SCOTTY Meofs Wear for D r Worlc and Play C1'JIEl 1325 Sartori Avenue Next lo First National Bank Torrance, California Telephone 123 CSS Congratulations We bid you all the best Luck as you pass another milestone of your career. BEA CON DRU G COMPANY flgents for Owl Products, Leihyfv mul Saylolfs Crlnzlies TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA Mullinls' Complete Auto Serviee Keep Smiling With Kelly Tires 2053 Redondo Boulevard TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA Phone 320-J KIOOJ R., JF., H GU Stationery School Supplies Office Supplies Gifts Sporting Goods Toys +1-.. 1228 EL PRADO ST. PHONE 122-M TORRANCE, CALIF. BAKER SMITH Wfatclzrzznkez' and Jeweler 1318 Surtori Swiss Watclz Repairing 11 Specialty Residence: 1525 Marcelina Residence Phone 13-M NORMAN A. LEAKE T I 0 Physician and NEW AddrCSS e ephone 9 . 1404 ravens Avenue Torrance, California Su, geon Cra-Post Bldg. FURN15i'ti1i1s RUGS sTovEs RIPPLE FURNITURE COMPANY 1220-1222 El Prado TORRANCE Phone 122-YV SHADES LINOLEUM 11. W. Rcgeiius WT lfsiablislzed I0 Year: HUGHENA ROBERTS ROBERTS 86 ROBERTS El Prado Apartments and Dolley Annex Office 1221 El Prado-Telephone 46-VV TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA 51013 PAUL VONDERAHE, Insurance At 1911 Carson Street just Call 64 "My Policy Is Your Prolectionv Frosh: "l'm a little stiff from hockey." lVIiss Klein: "I don't care who you are or where you come from. Get busy!" lVIiss Kunkel: "Opportunity knocksibut once, but my Ford knocks all the time Compliments of the 'VARS llTY C LU B ., WATCH REPAIRING Ji5w13l,icY .: . . . vi Ofwfical Dffillfllllflllf ' "'m1m'f"?' 1503 Cabrillo 'im-mnce For Better Shoe Repanrmg HUDDLESTON S62 FURNITURE HOFFMAN'S SHOE COMPANY Buy Your Furniture for the Future Full Line oflgzasketball Shoes Elm, Twms N0 I,m,,.M.i e S h 1273 SARTORI PHoNiz 545 Opposzte W'oolfLc:orth'.r l A Scott Q Wood Snappy Clothes .for Men and Boys 1625Z Cabrillo Avenue Phone 73-W TORRANCE CALIFORNIA 51021 LA PLANTE STUDIO Phone 157-J 1509 Cabrillo Avenue Torrance, Calif. DR. O. E. FOSSUM Dentist X-Ray Service 1311 Sartori Street Phone 186 FENERAI- F'll Up Your Tank nd Let Y ur VIPLET RAY I Engine Degde 0 ANTI-KNOCK . . OIL oAsoL1NE Forbes Super Serv1ce Statlon 1. E. FQRIJES, P7'l1p!'i1'f0l' Phone 668 Carson at El Prado TORRANCE, CALIF ROCK BOTTOM MARKET SUPREME MARKET MEATS - FISH - POULTRY Quality Our Only flrgurl1c'nt-ll"e Dcliwv' No. 1 ,vr D.u.liY's, 1639 CAmuI.Lo TORRANCE No. Z, 1929-31 CARSON PnoNE 99-NV CALIFORNIA PHONE 458 Torrance Pharmacy A. P. STEVENSON lJI't'.I'CI'if7fi0lI.I' Our Sfwcialty Physician and Surgeon Drugs : Soda : Candies THE NYAL STORE LEVY BUILDING "lI"1' give you our fPL'l'.1'U7ll1l Serwire' GEORGE I.. 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II: 104 1 PAXMANIS For Service and Quality HARDWARE Phone 251 1219 El Prado Street Oakland XIII-Arrzerifan Six New Pontiac Big Six Why Do You See So Many on the Road? Tbe1'e's a Reason INDUSTRIAL CITY MOTORS J. B. ERWIN 1912 CARSON Proprietor TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA TANSEY'S BARBER SHOP AND BEAUTY PARLOR EXPERT HAIR BOBBING, Hair Dressed by Appointment IVIARCELLING, PERMANENT AND Beauty Parlor Open Evenings by FINGER WAVES Appointment. 1 62 3 Cabrillo, Torrance C o1nplime1zts of TURNER'S SHOE REPAIR SHOP 1601 Gramercy VFIRIES AND TIIUBES PHONE 3-R ACCESSORIES CENTRAL GARAGE Storage and General Garage Work 1635 Border Avenue L. W. SIMMONS Torrance, California 51053 I ZENITH Comjrlinzenls of RADIOS DR. C. L. INGOLD Optometrist Post Office Bldg. 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AGREE 1420 1VIarcelina Avenue Torrance, California L 106 TORRANCE T H E AT R E The Pictures You Like VITAPHONE IVIOVIETONE 0 Seifentlz at Olive ACE OF DIAMONDS The Wilson Official League Aero Center Baseball, made in exact con- formity with major league specifica- tions, is guaranteed for 36 innings and is used exclusively by scores of important leagues throughout the con- tinent, including the Pacific Coast Leagues. It is truly the "Ace of Diamonds." Lnfwrz' Sireel Floor FAber 8181 MORSE M. PREEMAN Domestic 111111 Foreign Ilflusic Publications Exclusifvely 731-733 South Grand Avenue Phone VAndike 1041 Los Angeles Ralph B.: "Where have I seen your face before?" Harlan B.: "Right where you see it noW.', Ralph B.: "I could dance like this forever." Uma B.: "Oh, no. You'll improve some day." Cover Created by WEBER MCCREA 421 East Sixth Street l ll-Iiss L.: "I am very hoarse as a result of the school play last night." lVIiss lVIahee: "Did you have a leading part?" 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