Trivoli Community High School - Memoir Yearbook (Trivoli, IL)
- Class of 1924
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Text from Pages 1 - 134 of the 1924 volume:
Trivoli Community High School
Nineteen Hundred Twenty-Four
We, the class of '24 happily extend our greet-
ings and best wishes to all those who look with-
in these pages. We hope that there will be
something derived from our school record--be
it only a smile or a tiny serious thought which
will express our true sincerity and appreciation
of those who have aided us in our school career.
We take this place to thank the School Board,
Faculty, Students, Advertisers and all those who
have helped in any way to make this book pos-
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The '24 Memoir Staff
Editor-In-Chief ------- ELMA M. BROOKS
Business Manager - - - - CHARLES D. HOVENDEN
Assistants - - VELMA P. HARPER, MABEL M. KIMZEY
Financial-Elliott White, Ira Philips, Ruth Karstetter and DeForest
Advertising-DeForest Hitchcock, Donald Bourne, Elliott White and
Athletic-Donald Bourne, Theodosia Anderson, Charles Hovenden and
Literary-Mildred Higgs, Violet Quin, Lucile Brooks and Gladys Linck.
Social-Thelma Ewalt, Fern Higgs, Beulah Hurt and Gladys Linck.
Humor-Erma Harper, Paul Dikeman, Mildred Pillman and Thelma
Pictures and Art-Miriam Bourne, Wilhelmina Bruninga, Jessie Gillett
and Berwyn Anderson.
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We, the Seniors of the Class of Nineteen
Twenty-Four affectionately dedicate this vol-
ume of the Memoir to our Fathers and Mothers
whose little acts of kindness have often passed
unnoticedg whose advice and aid have guided
us safely through our school yearsg whose gen-
uine interest in our achievements has encour-
aged us in our Workg whose love has made us
eager to give something in return.
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BGARD OF EDUCATION
C. E. OPIE, President
RAY ANDERSON, Sec. LLOYD TURL
E. S. GLASGOW E, H. KESSLER
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ARTHUR M. WELLS, Principal
Upper Canada College
New Market Normal College, Canada.
Science and Mathematics
"Expansion is proportional to effort."
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OLIVE L. HARDING
History and Latin
"Be ever faithful, ever
RUSSELL L. PETERS
Normal, University of
Brown's Business College
l Typewriting, Bookkeep-
ing, Algebra, Coach
"Smile and the world
smiles with you."
I HELEN CORNELIUS
Q Sewing and English
"Be generous, brave and
Our aspiring musician.
A friend to everyone.
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Fair as the flowers of spring.
Always ready to lend a
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Studious, loving and kind.
3 CHESTER ANDERSON
E A friend worth knowing.
Always happy and full of
Small of stature, but great
To the Class Mates of '24
Four years have rounded life's fair bend,
On time's untiring pinions,
Since first we met as friend to friend,
Gave o'er our heart's dominions.
The road before seemed clear and bright,
Who ever thought of trouble?
We shuffled on from left to right,
Thinking life was just a bubble.
Three years roll by and on we pass
From curiosity to wonderg
We journey on like any class
Though oft' our efforts blunder.
When one had luck ,we all were glad
And laughed at Fortune's frowningg
When one had sorrow, all were sad,
All oppositions drowning.
Disputes we had, and bitter hours
Which threaten friendship rending,
But these were brief like summer showers,
In firmer union ending.
But now this path that stretched so bright,
To many a road's just startingg
The cry rings out, "To Left! To Right!"
And this is friendship's parting.
We know not to what foreign strand
These many paths may reach,
But we move out with that glorious band
To fields that wait for each.
We can't take, in this tide of life,
Our class flower and colors everg
But our Motto's good for any strife,
"Forward Ever, Backward Never."
Relentless Fate cannot alone
These many friendships sever,
If each holds place within the heart,
We'll still fare on together.
E. M. B., Class '24.
Senior Class History
In the Year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred Twenty, eighteen noisy,
bashful, freckled-faced freshmen thronged to the halls of Trivoli Com-
munity high School to seek further knowledge.
The entire class consisted of:
Chester Anderson Mildred H.iQggs Laura Perkins
Edna Baird Verna Holt Ralph Pettow
Elma Brooks Charles Hovenden Raymond Pettow
Russell Haller Mabel Kimzey Mildred Pillman
Velma Harper Junius McCreight Caroline Ramshaw
Harley Haynes Letha McKeever Merle Williams
Our instructors were C. J. Keel, Principal, and Miss Helen Cornel-
During the second week of school we organized with Chester And-
erson, Pres., Elma Brooks, Vice-Pres., Charles Hovenden, Sec., and Vel-
ma Harper, Treas.
We chose, "Forward Ever, Backward Never," as our class motto:
and the Pink Carnation as our class iiower.
At the end of the first semester, Ralph and Raymond Pettow and
Junius McCreight discontinued school.
After New Years, Mary Opie joined us, making an enrollment of
In the spring Russell Haller and Harley Haynes ceased coming.
Thus ended our first year as freshmen in T. C. H. S.
In the second year of our glorious educational career, only eleven
freshmen returned to T. C. H. S. as sophomores, Edna Baird, Caroline
Ramshaw and Letha McKeever not returning.
Our instructors this year were Merrill Stephen, Principal, Miss
Helen Cornelius and Russell Peters, teachers.
Our class organization this year consisted of: Chester Anderson,
Pres., Elma Brooks, Vice-Pres., Velma Harper, Sec.-Treas., and Miss
Helen Cornelius, Class Adviser.
On Hallowe'en, we entertained at a jolly little initiation party, the
freshman class of sixteen members.
All the Sophomores of '21 and '22 returned to T. C. H. S. to cast
their lot as the Junior Class of l22 and '23,
Our class organized with Chester Anderson, Pres., Elma Brooks,
Vice-Pres., Laura Perkins, Sec., Velma Harper, Treas., and Mr. Cletus
German, Class Adviser.
Our instructors this year were Victor Nutter, Principal, Mrs. Glenn
Griggs Render, Miss Helen Cornelius, Cletus German and Arthur M.
Wells, teachersg also Raymond Allen, Coach and Physical Director.
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During the basket-ball season we operated a hot-dog, candy, pop-
corn and soda-pop stand with the profits of which we gave a royal cel-
ebration, namely the Junior-Senior reception.
This ended our Junior year with planning by day and dreaming by
night of the mighty things we should do when we were Seniors-we the
Class of '24.
Are we Seniors? Yes! Yes! Seniors of the Class of '24. This
year our enrollment is very small, only eight, while four years ago, when
we first came to T. C. H. S. to cast our lot among those enrolled in this
school, we were eighteen in number-what a change in only four short,
but ltappy school years!
But those years were not all pleasrre and fun. We, too, had our
hardships and trials. Was it not worth it? It certainly was. For now
we, the Senior Class of '24, are better equipped for the hardships and
trials of the future.
Someday out in the world, we will look back upon our high school
days and think of our friendships, companionships and our comrades
throughout those four years of school, under the sheltering wings of
dear of T. C. H. S.
We will also think of those who made it possible that we might at-
tend this school. We will look back with a thanksgiving in our hearts
to those teachers who strove to pass on to us their knowledge, and to
those teachers who explained patiently that which we could not clear-
ly understand. All these things we will think of and probably appreci-
ate more highly in later life.
Our entire class enrollment this year is:
Chester Anderson E'ma Brooks Velma Harper
Mildred Higgs Charles Hovenden Mabel Kimzey
Mildred Pillman Merle Williams
Our class organization consists of: Chester Anderson, Pres., Mabel
Kimzey, Vice-Pres., Elma Brooks, Sec., Velma Harper, Treas., and Mr.
A. M. Wells, Class Adviser.
'Our instructors this year are A. M. Wells, Principal, Miss Helen
Cornelius, Miss Olive Harding and Russell Peters, teachers.
We have always tried to live up to our motto: "Forward Ever,
Backward Never." If we have failed, it has not been through inten-
tion. We have done our best.
We are grieved to leave this school-the only high school we have
ever attended and probably the only one we will ever attend as students.
We have made many friends and learned many lessons, however dear
the cost, and now we must say "Au revoir!" A
M. M. K., Class of ,24.
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Senior Class Prophecy
Early in September in the year of 1934, I decided to go back to
my old home town after touring in the west.
I found that many improvements had been made, the improvement
that attracted my attention most and perhaps the greatest, was a new
high school building. I learned that there was an enrollment of about
two hundred and fifty students.
Having been a teacher myself, I was much interested in school
workg so I decided to visit the school. Upon doing so, I found one ot
my old classmates, Elma Brooks, teaching the English courseg she
said she had been teaching there for three years. Of course I was
anxious to know just where all of the other members of the class of
'24 were, so I asked her if she knew where they were.
I learned that Chester Anderson was practicing law and was mak-
ing a great success, Merle Williams was a broker for the Peoria Board
of Trade and was considered the best in the corporation.
Elma said she had talked to Mabel Kimsey a few weeks before,
and that she was teaching the primary department in Chillicothe. She
said she had not heard of Charles Hovenden nor the rest of the mem-
bers of our class. I had talked to Charles while I was in California
the preceding monthg he was overseer of an orange grove, had a beau-
tiful home and had married a girl who was a wonderful helpmate.
After spending a few days in Trivoli, I went to Peoria. Going
down Main street, I noticed a sign bearing the name, i'Madam Higgs,
Beauty Parlor". I wondered if this might not be my former classmate
Mildredg so I went in and found that it was. She had gone to Chicago,
specialized in the Beauty Culture, and had a very good business in the
city of Peoria.
Mabel Kimsey, having heard that I was in Peoria, wrote me a
letter, saying that she was enjoying her work very muchg from her
letter I learned that Mildred Pillman was working with the telephone
exchange in one of the offices in Chicago.
I realized that I knew where all my classmates were and that
they were all doing well.
I, too, decided to go back to work: so I took up a position with the
Western Union oflice.
V. P. H., '24.
Senior Class Poem
First in the list,
First in class,
But last in the moonlight
With a Junior Lass.
Short, good natured
With jokes so vast,
Fond of work
If it doesn't last.
But Watch that eye.
She's watching the Star
Of the Alumni.
From east to the west,
O'er the nation vast,
There isn't a gentleman
That she lets past.
Envious of none,
Ready and Watching
To have some fun.
Down in the crowd,
Stretching to see
If any one's lost,
It won't be me.
Studious and tiny,
No time for fun,
Could argue from morn
To the set of sun.
Good for nothing,
Yet used for allg
On hand for the mischief,
Everything but small.
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' State of Illinois, County of Peoria, City of Trivoli.
After a series of interviews with our noted physicians, the members
of the Faculty, we have realized that our constitutions are fast fading
away under the strain of Physics, English, Histories and other similar
maladies. Therefore, We, the graduating class of Nineteen Hundred
and Twenty-Four, do hereby authorize this last Will and Testament,
whereby we may reward and forewarn our friends of the difficulties ac-
companying this dignified station of life.
First upon our final departure from T. C. H. S., we, the Graduating
Class of '24, do give and bequeath to our dear, beloved younger bro-
thers and sisters, the Juniors, the back row of seats in the study hall.
The above said seats are guaranteed to be the most comfortable in the
school, and are to be used only during your brief and brilliant career as
To the long-suffering Faculty, we give and bequeath forever-
Peace of Mind.
I, Chester Anderson, do give and bequeath my ability to break
laboratory material and blame some one else, also my ability to sleep
in the middle of the bed at all B. B. tournaments, to Donald Bourne.
I, Elma Brooks, do give and bequeath my place as teachers' pet, to
my sister, Lucile.
I, Velma Harper, do give and bequeath my place in a Ford road-
ster, to Violet Quinn.
I, Mildred Higgs, do give and bequeath my solemnness and ability
to behave, to Frank Ramshaw.
I, Charles Hovenden, do give and bequeath my quiet disposition
and bashfulness in English classes, to Ira Phillips. Don't misuse it.
I, Mabel Kimzey, do give and bequeath my habit of holding hands
with Russell Bontz, to anyone desiring it. Come early, avoid the rush.
I, Mildred Pillman, do give and bequeath my ability to argue with
the teacher, to Edgar Flinn, also ten inches of my surplus height. He
I, Merle Williams, do give and bequeath my sweet, base voice to
Grayton Gerber, to be used in place of whispering in music time.
VVe hereby revoke and annul all former wills and appoint Miss
Cornelius as sole executor of this, our last Will and Testament.
fSfgg1edJ SENIOR CLASS, 1924.
Per C. D. H.
Pa gc Twenty-four
CLASS OF .25
Junior Class History
In September, 1921, fifteen fearless young people entered T. C.
H. S. to register as freshmen. We were: Lamrnert Beevens, Donald
Bourne, Russell Bontz, William DeWeerth, Edgar Flinn, Jessie Gillett,
Lloyd Goodman, Clyde Gronewald, Erma Harper, Earl Kimzey, Gladys
Linck, Mary Neal, Theodore Opie, Ira Phillips and Elliott White.
We organized with:
President - Clyde Gronewold
Vice-President - - - Donald Bourne
Secretary-Treasurer - - Lloyd Goodman
Our Class Motto - "Over the Alps Lies Our Italy"
Our Class Colors - - - Orange and Black
Gladys McMasters and Marjorie Stocking joined our class in the
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In '22, the entire class of '21, except lVm. Deweerth and Marjorie
Stocking, returned as mighty sophomores. Marshall McCullough en-
tered our class. In our Sophomore year we contributed to both athletic
and literary contests.
Our oificers were:
President - Marshall McCullough
Vice-President - - Clyde Gronewold
Secretary-Treasurer - Erma Harper
Class Advisor ---- Mrs. Render
So finally aryived the year '23, when we returned as Juniors with
sad thoughts of "only one more yearn at T. C. H. S.
Our present class consists of:
President - - - Elliott lVhite
Vice-President - Donald Bourne
Secretary-Treasurer - - - Ira Phillips
Russell Bontz, Donald Bourne, Alberta Cass, Edgar Flinn, Jessie
Gillett, Lloyd Goodman, Erma Harper, Gladys Linek, Marshall McCul-
lough, Gladys Mclliasters, Theodore Opie, Ira Phillips and Elliott
G. L., '25.
Junior Class Poem
Let's start the list,
With Elliott White.
If he takes Ruth,
He has chosen right.
Then there is Ira,
VVho has a Ford car.
He lends it to girls,
To drive near and far.
Next there is Edgar,
Who is tall and thin.
And always with Jessie,
Is taking a spin.
Then comes Marshall,
WVho goes out nights,
With one certain girl,
The lights burn bright.
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Next we have Donald,
Who was always so shy
Joined him at High.
Too, there is Lloyd,
Who plays basketball.
What's the difference to him
If he does take a fall?
Then Theodore Opie,
Who has a sweet voice,
Selects his lady
To suit his own choice.
Next Russell Bontz,
The last of the boys.
With girls around him,
He's bound to rejoice.
To lead the girls' names
We have Gladys Linck.
Her typewriter speeds,
As fast as she thinks.
Next Jessie Gillett,
Whom we've mentioned before.
At throwing the jokes,
Has surely a score.
Next Gladys McMaster,
Who is short and fatg
At vamping the boys,
Her art is down pat.
Then Alberta Cass,
Attractive and clever,
Has joined our class
And increased its number.
Last we have Erma,
A queer little miss.
With someone to kid,
Life surely is a bliss.
E. L. H., Class '25
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CLASS OF '26
Wil helmina Bruninga-"Quiet? Yes, but Oh My!"
DeForest Hitchcock-"OhI those eyes."
Violet Quinn-"Come on, 1et's dance."
Richard Gregory-"I'd r-a-t-h-e-r not study."
Thelma Ewalt-"Well yes, some of those Frcshies are cute."
Bruce Turl-"Professor of the class, Ahem!"
Dayton Gerber-"A smile for everyone."
Fern Higgs-"The blufferf'
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Sophomore Class History
In September of Nineteen Hundred Twenty-two, our class, com-
posed of nine students, entered the Trivoli Community High School un-
der the assigned name of "Freshies." At first we glanced around the
rooms with shy and timid eyes that met eyes, to us of mockery. After
the initiation party however, we felt more at ease. We set our minds
to work on new problems of life. In General Science, a study-5 which
nearly all of us were interested in, more or less, We tried to behave as
well as we could, but due to several sophomores, we often meddled with
laboratory necessities, among which were some very dangerous articles.
It wasn't any wonder that our teachers often became provoked at us.
We organized during the first month of school with DeForest
Hitchcock as president, Bruce Turl as vice-president, Fern Higgs as sec-
So arrived September of '23 when eight of our Freshmen of
'22 returned to dear old T. C. H. S. to begin their careers as Sopho-
mores. Nathan Doty and Hazel Bartley did not remain with us in our
Sophomore year. Hazel went to seek her fortune at Peoria high. Al-
giough we lost two good classmates, we gained a new friend, Dayton
During our two years of high school, we have entered into the ath-
letics and literary fields. We are setting our minds to better things,
trying to get all the knowledge we possibly can, that when the year of
'26 arrives, we will have good weapons with which to fight the battles
of everyday life.
Our class at present consists of:
Violet Quinn Richard Gregory
Fern Higgs Bruce Turl
Wilhelmina Bruninga Dayton Gerber
Thelma Ewalt DeForest Hitchcock
Our officers are: President, DeForest Hitchcock, Vice-President,
Thelma Ewaltg -Sec.-Treas., Wilhelmina Bruningag and Class Advisor,
Miss Olive L. Harding.
Motto: "Quality, Not Quantity."
Colors: Cerise and Azure Blue.
W. C. B., Class of '26,
Sophomore Class Poem
Our cute little blondeg of her studies
She surely is fond.
Trivolian born: of the whole class
Boasts the stateliest form.
Fern by nameg in Geometry
Has won her fame.
A fun struck coong arguing always
Except at noon.
A newcomer to usg works all day
Without any fuss.
A miss with dark hairg and as to vamping
She's right there.
A curly headed lad: has for his studies
An awful fad.
A sweet little lassg has a fondness for fun
Thatls the life of the class.
T. H. E., Class of '26,
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CLASS OF '27
Freshman Class History
It was a beautiful day in May in the Year of 1923, that we said
good-bye to the friends and the old school house we loved so well. .We
had reached the goal we had been looking forward to for eight long'
Following four long mlonths of vacation, twenty bashful boys and
girls registered at Trivoli Community High School in September, with
the hopes of some day completing the four years of high school and
passing on to something higher.
The class enrollment was: '
Berwyn Anderson Addison Williamson Ruth Karstetter
Warren Sandall Beulah Hurt Eugene Connell
Russell Turl Lucile Brooks Lloyd Richardson
Francis Ramshaw Mildred Hammond Grayton Gerber
Earl Baird Theodosia Anderson Paul Dikeman
Lester McCann Margaretta Morin Miriam Bourne
Wayne McKeever Gladys Opie
After a few days of school the 'following officers were elected:
President, Warren Sandallg Vice-President, Mirian Bourne, Secretary,
Eugene Connell, Treasurer, Paul Diekmang and Class Advisor, Russell
A. L. B., Class of '27.
Freshman Class Poem
Of twenty keen members, we now will tell
A story, quite clearly and well.
There is Warren R. Sandall, of President fame,
Whose initiation bravery shows he is game.
Addison VVilliamson has a Ford car,
And his chauffeur ability is quite above par.
Grayton Gerber, a good looking chap,
Is occasionally found on any girl's lap.
Lloyd Richardson, 'tis true, goes to this school,
And winds up knowledge like thread on a spool.
Frank Ramshaw, the cut up of class,
Isn't quite sure that he'll pass.
Ruth Karstetter, quiet and fair,
Has strange approval of smooth red hair.
Gladys Opie, our musician, you know,
Always in demand where'er she may go.
Beulah Hurt lives six miles away,
But always has a word to say.
We have a boy named Russell Turl,
Whose main attraction is a-Sophomore girl.
There's Berwyn Anderson, with his rousing yells,
And earnest efforts, so sure to tell.
Theodosia Anderson's a fan this year,
But her interest's not all for her brother, we hear.
Miriam Bourne's our bright little star,
Who's liked by all, both near and far.
Mildred Hammond, called Midgie for brief,
Well liked, of course, is our honest belief .
Lester McCann likes spelling so well,
That he thoroughly hates 'ie's', 'ei's' and two 'll's'.
Lucile Brooks, without a complaint or whine
Records her words in penmanship fine.
Margaretta Morin, a lass so demure,
Has a rep for talking at least secure.
By his ready answer and careful attention,
Wayne McKeever creates sensation.
Eugene Connell delights in sweets,
But never finds fun in giving treats.
Earl studies the whole day through,
Of time and labor he ne'er will rue.
Paul Diekman, the last, but of course not least,
Is on tap with a nickel when a man says feast.
B. A. and E. C., Class
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For the Honor of the School
Shorty Watson hailed from a cotton plantation in southern Ala-
bama. He had finished grammar school at the age of fourteen, from a
little county school, located on his father's plantation. There being no
high school within a radius of thirty miles, his father decided to send
him to his brother's place, at Bloomington, Ohio.
Shorty readily agreed, and to that end he was enrolled in Bloom-
ington High School for the next S91'I16St61',S work. He liked it very well,
but he made few friends because of his sullen disposition. He was called
"dead head" because he never seemed interested in any sports or liter-
Two years passed away in the same manner. Then came the spring
of the third year, when it was time to start training for track work.
Shorty's friend and pal, Jack Snider, was the best athlete in Blooming-
ton High School. He was on the football and basketball teams, and
was an excellent man on the cinders for distance running. Jack tried
every way possible to get Shorty to try out for the track team, but his
efforts were in vain. He argued, coaxed and threatened him, but Shorty
always said he couldn't be of any use to the school.
Sometimes he would watch the boys practice, and lol one night
even he went in a suit to act as pace setter for Jack. They trotted
around the track several times, and to Jack's surprise, Shorty stayed
very close to him. This encouraged Jack very much, and he tried hard-
er than ever to persuade his pal into practicing with him, but he could
generally be found rowing on the river or sleeping in the shade of the
trees when the other boys were hard at work on the track.
One day late in May, Bloomington High School, to all appearances,
was in a state of great excitement. What was up? Why, everyone
knows, this is the day set aside for the track meet with Bloomington's
The afternoon came at last, hot and sultry. Jack was at his best,
and as he mady ready to go for the afternoon's work, he looked about
for Shorty. But no signs of him were to be found. As Jack was making
his way across the campus toward the cinder oval, he passed beneath
the shade of a large elm tree and there came upon Shorty. He lay
stretched out, sound asleep, and the perfect image of laziness. Jack
woke him and made the inquiry:
"Aren't you coming to the track meet?"
"Ho, hum! Nope, guess not, too darned hot," came the lazy reply,
and he proceeded to stretch vigorously.
Jack begged him to come, and finally he grabbed Shorty roughly by
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the collar and fairly dragged him over to the dressing headquarters.
Jack dressed and as he emerged from the dressing tent a shout went up
from the amphitheatre. Shorty could be seen following closely behind,
carrying a blanket for Jack to use between races.
The first few events were successfully run off, but the most of the
rooters were anxiously awaiting the Iinal event of the day, the mile run.
Jack was to run the mile as well as the S80 yard and 220 hurdles. The
880 yard run was finished with Jack in the lead, making the score stand
Bloomington 37, Blackburn 35. Then came the 220 hurdles. The ath-
letes all took their places in the line, each awaiting the gun which was
to start them. Finally the signal was given and the boys sped down the
path, leaped the first row of hurdles, and were well on their way toward
the goal. Jack led the way until the final hurdle was leaped, then he
was seen to look Very pale, hop a short distance on one foot, and fall
face downward upon the cinders. The other boys sped by him and
Blackburn placed Iirst, with a Bloomington boy second. Jack was
picked up and found to have a badly sprained ankle. He was given
medical aid and a seat where he could watch the finish ofthe meet.
It was indeed then that the faces of the Bloomington rooters wore
rather a long, dismal look. One more event, the mile run, and their best
and only runner out of the race with a sprained ankle. What was to be
done? The score stood 40-all. Something must be done! It was then
that the mind of Jack began to function properly. He crawled to
Shorty's side and whispered in his ear.
"Listen, Shorty old man, won't you run in my place?"
"Naw," came the reply, UI ain't in shape."
"But I know it's in you to go and win that race," Jack presisted, "if
you won't run for me, wonit you for the honor of your school?"
For the first time Shorty showed signs of interest. He sat up and
thought, 'tFor the honor of the school." Those words were still ringing
in his head. For the first time in his life he began to realize what that
meant. The more he thought of it the more it hurt to think he was a
slacker and at last he exclaimed: "I'll do it."
Jack hastily called the coach to his side and persuaded him to let
Shorty run the race. Enough said. Shorty donned a suit about three
sizes too big for him and appeared on the track. Only a very faint cheer
sounded as the race started. No one had any hopes of winning that
race with Jack out of it. There were but two people who had hopes-
those were Jack and Shorty.
Shorty trailed along behind, running flat-footed and eating all the
dust stirred up by the fellows ahead of him. He remained thus for three
laps, and when the final lap was started, he still was ten yards behind.
Then, as he passed the amphitheatre, he heard one voice, that of Jack,
call faintly to him:
"Go Shorty, go! Go for the honor of the school!"
Again that sound ran through Shorty's head. He made up his mind
to win for Jack and-for the honor of the school. He threw back his
head and ran as he never had before. Slowly at first, then more rapidly,
he saw the distance shorten between himself and the fellow ahead of
him. Then came the first exclamation from the bleachers.
"Look, he's gaining," said one, "he might finish third or fourth yet."
Then it seemed to Shorty that he could hear Jack still calling to
him, "Go, Shorty, for the honor of the school."
He leaned forward and gave his greatest eEort to his work. He
passed them one by one until only one remained to bar his way to vic-
tory. He was even with him now! It seemed as though it would end
a tie! Ten yards to go. The crowd was cheering madly now as a last
spark of hope flamed up and seemed .as though the day might yet be
won. Now they had but five yards to go! With a final burst of speed
and his greatest effort, Shorty crossed the line just six inches in advance
of his Blackburn opponent. P
It is needless to say that the crowd fairly went mad. And to the
end of his school career, Shorty was never again found lying down, but
was always up and ready to light, for the honor of HIS school.
C. D. H., Class of '24.
The History of the Trivoli Church
The first pastor to hold meetings near the present site of Trivoli
was Reverend Emory. He was a very able pastor-a statement which
bears proof in the fact that he conducted successful meetings for over
fifteen years. It was due to his work that we have the church that is
now in this town. He was the rightful founder of the Methodist Epis-
copal Church of Trivoli. Some of the other ministers who have been
pastors in the Trivoli church are: Bourland, Haney, Gray, Underwood,
Montague, Blout, and our present pastor, Rev. Ellinwood.
In 1837, Reverend Emory began holding meetings in the school
house, which had just been built where the cemetery is now located.
In the spring of 1838 he -organized a Methodist church and services
continued to be held in the school house.
In 1840, Reverend Emory built a girl's seminary on the land oc-
cupied by the home of Court Gillett and services were transferred from
the school house to this building. The church used the seminary build-
ing for over ten years. This building is still standing-the original
frame, much of the same roof, and most of the floor have remained un-
changed except to show marks which time always leaves. This building'
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has some unusually good material in it. Some of the material was
hauled from Chicago in a wagon. Mr. Gillett now occupies the building
for a machine room.
In November of 1851, Reverend Emory made a deed to the trustees
of the church for the property now occupied by the present church.
That winter material was cut out and framed for the new church of
Trivoli. The men of the community spent much of their time preparing
and building until in the summer the building now known as the "old
church" was dedicated. On this very same porch, Mr. Lovejoy made
his talk on the "Anti-Slavery Act." He was later killed at Alton,
Illinois. Reverend Emory continued to preach until 1853, when Trivoli
was made a part of the Farmington circuit. In 1865, Trivoli was
made the head of a circuit. For sixty years, summer and winter, the
people came together to worship at the old church.
As the old building was beginning to be shattered, in 1909 it
seemed advisable to build a new church. This had to be built to meet
new methods and new conditions. Through the efforts of the pastors,
Reverends R. N. Graham, Montague, and others, interest was created
in the enterprise. A Ladies Aid Society was organized with Mrs. R.
F. Graham as president. At the first meeting they pledged to raise five
hundred dollars, providing a new church be built. To raise this sum,
they had a picnic. At this picnic the men secured subscriptions amount-
ing to a little over 331800. In 1910 the old church was sold and plans
for a new building were accepted after much trouble. There was no
resting of the saw and hammer till the new church was finished from
top to basement.
In October, 1910, Dr. A, T. Dwinell, with the assistance of the
neighboring pastors and the entire community, dedicated the present
I. P., '25,
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"Hey, Bill! Bill! Come here quick!" Jack Wallace, generally
admitted the most popular senior at Dillion high school, thus excitedly
hailed his friend Bill Warner who was resting on a rustic bench after
a strenuous game of tennis.
Bill, followed by a group of curious students who had been diverted
from their various pursuits by the urgent call, hastened across the street
where Jack could now be seen with hands holding his sides and laugh-
The small crowd now assembled, gazed in wonderment at the
strange spectacle before them. A battered old Ford car had drawn
up at the curb where the rickety engine with a last feeble sputter fol-
lowed by a seemingly revengeful bang! came to an abrupt stop. The
sole occupant of the front seat removed his tattered straw hat, and,
pushing back a mop of fiery red hair, vigorously wiped the perspiration
from his forehead. The lad of gigantic stature standing easily six feet
'tall and boasting an avoirdupois of one hundred-eighty, gazed doubt-
fully at the group of hilarious students. This young Hercules, clad in
tight fitting knee pants, which caused the onlookers to hold their breath
each time he stooped to pick up one of the many bundles of clothing
that he was removing from the rear seat of the car, was indeed a fit
subject for laughter. His car, a battered muddy, sway-back flivver of
the 1910 model, seemed to hang its radiator in red hot shame.
Led by Jack, the steadily increasing crowd followed the newcomer
to the very door of the principal's oflice. Immediately after, "the
greatest comic section on legs", as one fellow termed it, having fin-
ished his business, had emerged from the door where the crowd quickly
surrounded him. Seemingly much excited and Hattered by such un-
expected attention, the lad answered as best he could, the questons
which were fired at him with machine-gun rapidity. From his answers
the knowledge was gleaned that his name was Alexander Washington
Berkely, that he had spent all his life on his father's ranch, and that
he owned the splendid automobile in which he had so triumphantly
arrived. Strangely enough, the fellows feeling that some great joke
was in the wind, ceased their laughter and gravely discussed with Alex-1
ander the possibilities of his becoming principal of the high school,
for such he declared was his one ambition.
Thus, Red, as he was thereafter known, made his initial appearance
among the two thousand boys and girls at D. H. S.
The next day, Red boldly followed the other freshmen to the class-
room. He was shocked to notice that even the smallest fellow in the
class, a brown eyed boy whose head barely reached Red's waist when
they stood side by side at the black-board, was attired in long trousers.
He also awoke suddenly to the fact that the girls after glancing quickly
in his direction, would retire behind the shelter of their books and
papers to giggle and whisper among themselves.
Red, with a determination so characteristic of all red headed lads
left school immediately after that class was dismissed, and proceeded
to make an inventory of his means foripurchasing a pair of long trou-
sers. That morning he had spent his last cent for a money belt and
had assured his fellow students, "it sure was a dandy".
As he stared into window after window of the large department
stores and viewed the price tags clinging to the different styles of long
trousers, despair seized him.
At last abandoning the business district, he trod through narrow
streets and alleys into the slums of the city. Here he entered a low,
dirty building over the door of which hung the glaring sign, "Loan
Bank". When Red emerged from the pawn shop half an hour later,
he left behind his old pants, the new money belt, his revolver and belt,
but instead he boasted the possession of a pair of rusty khaki, long
trousers. Minus his belt but re-enforced by the assurance of the Jew
dealer that they were "just the fit", he held them up with one hand
and strode proudly to his room.
After much consideration, Red arrived at the conclusion that since
his new trousers were longer they would need more substantial support
than the old ones. Undaunted, he tied a stout piece of rope about his
waist to replace the belt, and from an extra pair of shoe strings con-
trived a crude pair of suspenders as an additional re-enforcement.
Thus arrayed, Red presented himself at school the next morning,
convinced that he was now an equal to the flashiest dude in town.
To climax his happiness, immediately after school, Miss Grace
Walton, dared on by her many friends, approached with assumed shy-
ness and coaxingly begged Red, "to please give her just a short ride in
his wonderful automobile". Red, greatly perturbed, grinned sheep-
ishly, blew his nose in a huge bandanna handkerchief, shuffled his feet,
and after carefuly searching the horizon for signs of airplanes, grunted
out a grui, "All right", and strode rapidly toward his car.
Without once looking at the pretty miss who followed him, he
turned the key and began to crank. Crank, crank, crank! but not even
a sputter from the invention of Henry Ford. Red, feeling that some
explanation was necessary, confidentially told Grace that the automo-
bile and his father's balky mule had lived together in the same shed for
so long that the "durn Ford was gittin' jis like that good for nuthin'
After a lengthy series of explainings and crankings, the balky
mule-flivver gave a grunt, a Wheeze, then a terrific snorth, and sudden-
ly.came to life. Red leaped behind the wheel and shouted, "come on,
quick! You kin never tell about these contraptions 'cause they're just
like women and change their minds every ten minutes."
With a jerk and a roar the car leaped into the street and amid the
deafening cheers of the entire student body, sped down the avenue.
On and on, out of the city and into the open country sped that mass of
tin and bolts with a wild-eyed, red headed boy at the wheel, and a
smiling young lady clinging with all her strength to the seat. Up hill,
down hill, and ever faster sped the car. Faster, faster, and still faster
it sped. Red's hat blew off his head and Grace's hair blew back like a
Suddenly rounding a turn at the bottom of a hill, a sign appeared
close at hand which read, "Road Closed-Detourf' Unable to stop,
Red sped on. The girl screamed and in her terror grasped Red tightly
around the waist. Red's hair stood on end as he finally pressed on the
brakes with all his might. But all was in vain. The car crashed through
and fell into the eddying stream below.
Red, with the girl strangely enough, still clinging to him, was hurled
into the air. Then down, down, till suddenly came a long rip, followed
by a sudden stop. Red opened his eyes to find Grace still clinging to
him, but swinging in mid-air above the abyss, held only by the stout
rope around his waist which had caught on the projected beam of the
They were quickly removed from their precarious position by a
group of nearby road laborers. And again safely on their feet and terra
firma, they found that they were none the worse for their joy-ride. The
very first thing Red did after the rescue, was to search frantically until
he unearthed a huge bridge spike with which he closed as best he could
the long rent in the right leg of his precious long trousers.
C. A., '24,
A Story in Song
AS I sit in "Meditation" 'tIn the Evening by the Moonlight," "I Seem
to Hear the Bugle Calling" from "Dreamland," and "The Silver Threads
Are Shining Among the Gold." "Memories" prove a blessing and again
I kiss "My Darling" "Just as the Stars Are Shining" "Down by the Old
Mill Stream," and she whispered softly, "God Be With You Till We
"Can a Boy Forget His Mother?" Oh, when in "Dreamland," I
think of the "Old Folks at Home," and see "The Little Brown Church in
the Vale"g I am "Near My Home,', but awake "Just as the Sun is Peep-
ing O'er the Hillu to find myself in t'Dixie," and 'tIt's a Long, Long Way
to Tipperary." I seem to hear the strains of "Onward Christian Sol-
diers" as I think of "VVhen We Were Marching Through Georgia" under
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"The Star Spangled Banner," and of Sherman, and I chant "Glory to
"Again I See" "Just as the Sun Goes Down," a "Shy Little Maid"
who cries "Oh Yankee Doodle Boy," "My Heart's in the Highlands"
"Where the Silvery Colorado Wends It's Way," and "I'm Afraid tofGo
Home in the Dark." I glance into her "Goo Goo Eyes" and ask, "Won't
You Let Me Take You Home" to your home in "Teepee Land?"
Swiftly we make the"'Trip to Niagara" and there's "Music in the
Air,' as we near her "Home, Sweet Home." A squaw called "Rainbow"
"Opens the Door for the Children" and cries "Where Did You Get That
Girl?" I answered "Where I Left The Boys in Blue" with the "Last
Rose of Summer." "Blue Beads" sleeps 'AE-eneath the Weeping Wil-
low" in "Six Feet of Earth" and I think of "School Days" and wend to
"Sunny Tennessee," but "Tramp, Tramp" comes the postman and "On
This Letter From Home, Sweet Home" brings "A Flower from My Angel
My heart sinks as the "Titanic" and my hand shakes as I write "1'll
Leave Dixie, Darling," "In the Springtime" "I'll Be With You Maggie,
Dear." "If I Only had a Home, Sweet Home" in f'America" with you,
for "You're Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad." "Fd Love
to Live in Loveland With a Girl Like You." Remember, "Daisies Won't
And now I ponder o'er the time "When You and I Were Young,
Maggie," as we stepped to the music of "Orange Blossoms", yet I'm
happy with "Just a Little Rocking Chair and You." And while in this
reverie I seem to hear a "Still Small Voice" floating o'er the "Ocean
Wave," saying, Hreaee, Be Still," and I answered from within "Tell
Mother I'll Be There.",
V. P H.. Class '24.
The Queen of the Artists
Marquis sat with his head on the little table by his side. He had
been trying to paint a picture of the "Ideal American," to get money
which would help support his twelve-year-old daughter, Joan, Grow-
ing tired of his task, he had fallen asleep, dreaming of a beautiful home,
his daughter and her education. Suddenly a quiet, soft voice awoke
him by whispering softly in his ear, "It is wonderful, father, eet ez won-
Marquis raised his tired, worn and haggard face toward heaven
and then his eyes fell on his beautiful daughter's face. Her eyes were
like black pools, her complexion was as clear as a crystal, and her
cheeks looked like half blown roses. Around her shapely head soft,
iiuffy brown curls coiled like serpents around the innocent. His eyes
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took in the form of her body from the top of her shiny head to the tip
of her toes. "Yes, she was beautiful. Oh, God! how could he give her
up. It could not be lf'
"Father," said the quiet voice, "a brother of Blue Ridge wants ye."
Marquis arose and went with his daughter to the home of the
artists. Blue Ridge was a small settlement in Auden, France, where
only artists lived. Located in sort of a valley, surrounded by mountains,
clothed with green, fields, it shone forth as one of the most loveliest
places in the southern part of France. Joan enjoyed herself by watch-
ing the artists, whom she called her brothers, paint. And in the late
afternoon, when her father and she entered Blue Ridge, she cried with
joy, "Oh father, I feel zat if I leave this beautiful home, I should die of
grief. Oh, zat eet means so much to me."
Marquis went to help his fellow artist who had torn his canvas and
needed help to put it up again. All the time Marquis was working, he
was wondering what he should do. At last he made up his mind. There
had been a rich trader from Australia there today to see his picture.
He was childless and had taken a liking to Joan. Yes, he knew a way
out of it. Joan, his daughter, would be saved.
Father, eet es time to go. Ze sun is setting in ze west and ze Helds
are getting darker with shadows."
"All right, my Joan, we go."
Over the green fields, hand in hand, went the two silent figures.
God had been good to them to let them live in such a beautiful home.
At last Marquis broke the silence, 'tJoan, a trader by the name of Luzon
was here today to see about my picture. He said it was no good and
consequently I have no money to keep us. He liked you and as he is
childless, I am going to ask him to adopt you. God knows how hard it
is, but there is nothing else to do. You are ignorant of the ways of
the world and you have no work here. I cannot keep you."
Joan looked at her father through eyes that were blind with tears.
She realized the situation, yet, she could not think of giving up the
only home which she had ever known. Her mother had died when she
was born, therefore she was left with her father, who having tried to
bear his sorrow alone, moved into this little secluded spot, Auden. At
last she mastered her emotions, and looking into the face of the one she
loved so well, she answered, "Oh, M'dieu, M'dieu, not zat. Oh God.
not zat. I cannot leave you and my dear brothers. Eet ez impossible."
"Daughter, it is the way of the world. What can I do? You know
I have no money." His head fell on her shoulders.
By this time they had reached home and as Joan pushed open the
door, she made up her mind that she would go. As her father sat on
the porch smoking, she pushed the foot stool up and sat down at his
feet. Her head rested on his knees as it had ever since she could re-
member. At last she raised her face to his, saying, "Father, I go, I go."
The next day Marquis went to see the trader, who still remained in
the village, and told him of his plans. The trader was delighted. "Oh,
M'dieu, M'dieu," he replied, "I have always loved your daughter, and
my wife, she will be delighted." His black eyes sparkled as he gave this
last speech. They, this couple, were to have a child whom they could
call their own. "I will come for her tomorrow, and then we will depart
for the city. Au revoir."
Joan heard from her father what the trader had said, and so be-
gan her packing. Awaiting the sound of the motor, her eyes wandered
over the fields which she loved so well. Her thoughts were interrupted
by the soft purr of a limousine, as it stopped in front of the French
abode. Mr. Luzon came to the gate and tipped his hat, "Are you ready,
my dear?" A faint "yes" came from the lips of the little French maid.
"Father, Father! I go! I go !" she murmured.
"Yes, my dear, you go. But always remember that you have a fa-
ther who loves you better than gold, and wear the locket out of which
peeps the face of your darling mother. Bon soir, Ma Cherie."
Joan dared not look back and when she entered the car, her head
fell on her arm. Mr. Cuzon was very nice to her and told her of all
the things he had seen on his travels, but Joan heard not. They reachn
ed the port about seven o'clock that evening and the next morning at
nine they sailed for Australia. Joan never forgot the day she arrived
in Sydney. Mrs. Cuzon, a very pleasing lady with soft blue eyes and
yellow hair, met her with such a greeting that .Ioan's heart went out to
her at once.
Six years passed and Joan has never been what you would really
call happy. Mrs. Cuzon saw this, and gave parties and had all sorts of
amusements to make her happy, but Joan only longed the more for her
quiet little home and her father. One day she told her foster mother
that she was going to ride on her pet horse, Topsey, out into the country.
But her mind was made up. She would not stay in the noisy city when
her heart told her she belonged with the ones she loved. Remember-
ing her father's last words, she took the locket which was around her
neck and looked upon the face of her saintly mother. Was she doing
right? Yes! Her heart told her so. Joan traveled on ,not knowing
where she was going until at last, when she realized the sun was set-
ting, she found herself in a small valley among the mountains. Hunt-
ing for a place to spend the night, she at last found a spot protected
by a high cliff. She had taken a blanket and a small package of food.
At last she tied her horse to a tree, spread her blanket on the ground,
and then lay down to rest. In the morning she awoke to find herself
very stiff from laying on the ground. Joan ate a small lunch, enough to
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keep her alive, and then travelled on, not caring whither she went. For
two days she lived this way, until at last she grew sick from fatigue.
While her horse was going down a steep cliff, she fell from the saddle.
How long she lay there she did not know. But when Joan awoke, she
found herself lying on a clean, snowy bed in a small cabin.
"Good morning, dear," said a voice, 'fl knew you would get better.
All you need is something to eat so that your body may become strong
Joan looked around and confronted a small woman with soft eyes
and white hair. "Good morning," she answered, 'fWill you please tell
me where I am, and how I got here?"
"I found you on the cliff where you fell off your horse, and so I
brought you here. My name is Mrs. Craig and my husband is a gold
digger. May I know your name, dear?"
"My name is Joan Madonef'
"You are French?" asked Mrs. Craig.
"Yes, I used to live with my father in Auden among the artists.
But excuse me, I must be going for I cannot tarry."
"But where are you going, my dear? I want you to stay with me
until you are better. Will you?"
Joan thought awhile and then answered: "I will if you let me work
and help you."
They agreed to do this, whereupon Joan spent many happy days
with Mr. and Mrs. Craig in their little cabin. She sewed and helped
do the housework as well as mary odd jobs. At last when she was bet-
ter, she set out and three days later slfe came to a seaport called Queens-
town. On inquiring about boats for France, she found that there was
one leaving the next day. At last! The time had come when she was
going to see her dear father again. At this thought her eyes filled with
tears of joy.
The next day proved to be one of the finest ever recorded. The
grass was green and the birds sang their soft melodies with such force
that the very air rang with their notes. The boat was ready to leave
and at last Joan found herself out in the open sea. She travelled for
three days and at last came to France. Joan took the train to a town
five miles from Auden and then walked to her home town. As she wan-
dered over those fields again wfth the flowers blooming among the clov-
er, her heart swelled with rapture. Then she stopped short, for in front
of her was Blue Ridge and on the porch sat her father. He was smok-
ing, and when Joan cried, "Father, Father, I come, I come," he arose to
meet her with open arms.
- "Oh Joan, my darling, I have made good and often have I wanted
to see you. God bless you, my own, my darling!"
B. H., '27.
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The evening sun was sinking low,
The dampening dew was falling slowg
Small Stars began a-peeping out
From underneath the clouds about.
A maiden fair of sweet sixteen
Came tripping down upon the greeng
She knelt down by the water wild,
Looked merely as a little child.
The water with its hollow roar
Dashed high against the rocky shore.
She saw a school boy raise a mast,
Which brought back memories of the past.
She thought of days so long gone by,
Of days she spent in Trivoli High,
The dear old school that made her friends,
The one she'd stand by till the end.
V. Q., '26,
Air Trails on the Border
A gentle hum rising to a roar, followed by a series of sharp barks,
and as a huge De Hairland plane came to a stop, Ralph Morean of
Patrol No. 3 on the Mexican border, climbed out. Going at once to
headquarters, he checked his reports and was off duty for the rest of
Ralph was one of Captain Henderson's "boys" who had earned
their stripes in France and had settled down to the monotonous life of
patrolling the border. During the war, Ralph had been an expert flyer
and seemed to care a great deal for the altitudes. Right now smuggling
on the border was being greatly checked, but still the Mexicans were
obtaining arms and ammunition. The planes had done noble work, but
still Captain Henderson felt that something was slipping somewhere.
Near San Dierca was a small group of Mexican huts in which
lived several Mexican families under suspicion. In one family was a
young chap who seemed to be more of a gentleman and quick thinker
than his friends. He became acquainted with Ralph and they soon be-
came fast friends. Ralph kept him at the camp part of the time, but
receivedorders not to letanyone in without a pass. This boy's name
was Diaz. ,He seemed to care for a ride, but orders prevented Ralph
from doing such. Ralph became so interested in the little fellow that
he told him about his work in guarding the border and chasing illegal
Then came a great surprise for Ralph, for at the mention of such
goods, Diaz's eyes sparkled and he said he knew of such and would
help. In talking, he told of how a man had offered his father, who was
a builder, quite a sum of money to build a cabin out in the desert. Diaz
said instead of a cabin, however, it was a shield to an opening into a
That next day Ralph, while on patrol work, sailed low in search
of the false cabin. After great difficulty he saw it and found it not far
from the border line. Flying even lower, Ralph looked closely with
his field glasses and did not notice anything suspicious except the fact
that horse tracks led to the door and stopped with none in return. Ris-
ing rapidly he sailed away. When partially over the border he noticed
another building with a group of horses standing around it. Swooping
rapidly down he frightened the horses into confusion. Two men came
out of the building and began shooting at him as if warning him away.
Leaving them quickly, he went directly to the other cabin. Here he
located nothing except that in a short time, two men came out of that
building. Looking closely he recognized them as the same two that had
fired at him. Suddenly the idea struck him that these men had crossed
by an underground tunnel under the border. He now saw through the
whole scheme. Going directly on the rest of his patrol, he finished his
work for that day in a short time. While flying high, he saw far below
the rough border country and many ranges.
He arrived in the aerodrome only five minutes behind schedule, and
rushed immediately to headquarters. Dashing in, he told the Captain
his discovery and how he had planned to stop the smuggling. Then he
rushed to the Mexican camp to get Diaz. He called at his home, found
him and returned to camp with him. While at the camp, Ralph ques-
tioned him very closely about the cabin and learned that the next day
a great amount of arms and ammunition were to be carried across. He
also told Ralph that there were two tunnels with a short space of open
country betiween them.
That next morning Ralph and the Captain agreed to the plans.
While here he received permission to carry Diaz in the plane. Going on
horses to the cabin, were fourteen men under Lieutenant Barnes, with a
cowboy guide. All left at 9:30 in the morning. Under Lieutenant
Barnes, the men went by horses to the border and west about twenty-
five miles. Ralph with Diaz went to his usual patrol as a camouflage.
Then through his field glass, he spotted four horses moving rapidly to-
ward the border through a rocky trail. After that Ralph arose to a
height of almost 12,000 feet He was now out of sight. He marvelled
at the Mexican boys' bravery. He showed no signs of fear, but held an
excited and interesting look on his face. Going back at a rapid pace,
Ralph flew within a few miles of the cabin and met the men on horses.
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They carefully picked their way to a place designated between the
two tunnels. If the two bands of smugglers met here it would be hard
to overcome them. At noon they were stationed behind rocks not far
from the American tunnel, but two men were placed to watch the Mex-
Suddenly six masked Mexicans, all of them heavily armed, rode out
of the tunnel. A short 'thands up !" They came to a stop before they
had advanced ten feet. Twelve armed men with ready rifles, under
Lieutenant Barnes, stepped from their hiding places. Carefully cover-
ing these men, they disarmed them and seized the pack horses. Keep-
ing them under heavy guard, Ralph and the Lieutenant opened the
packs and found ammunition. Their curiosity aroused, they searched
farther into the goods. In a separate box unmarked, they found many
precious gems. This was quite a funny thing to be smuggled by Mex-
icans. Still another surprise greeted them, for when the masks were
torn from their faces, they proved to be a group of desperate criminals
under Richard Bartson, and wanted for more crimes than one.
The reward was pictured in Ralph's eyes, since a huge price was of-
fered for the arrest of this notorious gang. After tying these desper-
adoes to their horses, the men planted over a hundred pounds of pow-
der in the two tunnels and Diaz was given the honor of setting it off.
A sudden rumble and the smugglers' connecting link caved in. Quickly
rising, Ralph saw the approaching storm and also four Mexicans leaving
the vicinity towards Mexico.
Arriving home, Ralph thanked Diaz heartily and the criminals
were taken to the national prison. Ralph received a great share of the
honor and reward. To his utter amazemennt, came the telegram say-
ing, "Promotion of Ralph Morean to Lieutenant with an advance of
wages and forty days' leave of absence." A kind hand rested on his
shoulder, and as Captain Henderson congratulated Ralph, he said "The
kind of a fellow that makes America invincible."
D. B., Class of '25.
lWith Apologies to William Cullen Bryantl
To him who in the love of wisdom holds
Communion with her various text books, she speaketh
Knowledge. For more studious hours
She hath good grades, and a stand-in with
The teacher-and she comes
To his assistance, when forgetting, with such
Realness, that the teacher knows not that she's
Bluifing through the term. But, when thoughts
Of the last bitter finals come like a cloud
Across thy horizon, and vague imagination
Of the hardest questions, and the "pick" the teacher
Has on you, and the prospects of flunking
Make thee to shudder and get cold feet-
Take the advice of thy beloved teacher and spend
The night before in calm and quiet, opening
Not thy books to cram and study, but get
A good night's rest and sleep. If thou dost this
As she suggests-yet a few more days and thy
Report card will testify that thou hast
But so study that when the summons comes to join
That innumerable carvan, which moves
To that mysterious place-the office-where each
Shall go to register for another semester,
Thou go not, as one who feels down in his boots
That he has flunked, but sustained and soothed
By the fact that thou didst cram, and still
Have hopes of passing-and can go on with
The class that thou didst begin with.
Wheeee-P-P-P-scratch-scratch. There issued forth a most dis-
pleasing sound from the loud speaker, as John McFarlan, otherwise
known as Radio Jack, adjusted the dials of his small home-made radio
set. Finally the sound of a man's voice was heard in the distance, an-
nouncing the number on the program. More adjusting, followed' with
more success. A varied program was the result interrupted by hideous
scratches. As the program ended, Jack turned off the current and with
a disgusted sigh lay down on his bed.
Jack was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James McFarlan, who were poor
people working by the day, and had hard times making ends meet.
Jack, that summer, had earned enough money to send himself to the
nearby high school. With the meager surplus, he had constructed the
small receiving set which had just given such unsatisfactory returns.
Finally he prepared for bed, going to sleep almost instantly. Close
onto two o'clock, he awoke, and being restless, got up and took a turn
about the room. Lying down was followed by thirty minutes of restless
tossing, after which he tuned in on the air partly because he was lone-
some and partly because he had a curious feeling which began to de-
mand attention. The experience of last evening was repeated. After
ten minutes' tuning, nothing was heard, and he was about to shut down
when there came the voice of a man calling off the following numbers:
"2-18-9-14-7 20-8-5 25-1-20-3-8 13-25-19-20-5-18-25 23-9-20-8 2-15-15-
20-25 20-15 14-5-23 25-15-18-11, D'you hear me Dud?" "I got 'cha,
Jim," was the answer.
By this time Jack was on his feet, excitely bending over his set.
Nothing was heard after Hfteen minutes more listening. He paced the
room. What could the message be? There must be some sort of il-
legal proceedings, otherwise why the late hours and secret code? He
wrestled with the question until he saw evidence of dawn in the east
when he lay down to rest until called. He dozed off, and the next thing
he knew his father was calling at the foot of the stairs. This was Mon-
day morning, which meant school and lessons. That morning as he
walked to school, he pondered over the question until his head was a
haze of figures. He studied the figures from all sides and angles, but he
could not detect the meaning.
That morning in mathematics, the only numbers which took def-
inite form in his head, were the numbers heard last night. He sat dur-
ing science, studying the code. The instructor seeing him, compelled
him to sit in a chair by his side. This made Jack feel rather embar-
rassed, but still he wondered and puzzled over the myterious message.
Suddenly a bright light came over his face. Was it possible? Could it
be, that the numbers stood for letters? He took paper and pencil and
figured out the code. Yes, it was the mysterious message. The astound-
ing words were: "Bring the yacht, Mystery, with booty to New York.'f
As he read these words, he started in his chair until it almost tipped
over. The instructor fixed a gaze on him that caused him to stammer
out a half audible explanation. "You may go," said the instructor, Hand
bring me an explanation of your behavior tomorrow."
Jack got up, seized his cap and ran all the way home. Finding
the paper in the box, he frantically opened it. There it was in big head-
lines: "TRAIN LOADED WITH U. S. CURRENCY ROBBEDX' He
went on to read the details of the robbery, which stated the belief of the
officials that the crime was committed by a well organized gang. The
train had been loaded with currency from the mint at Washington for
the New York banks. The loss was said to have amounted to several
millions. As he finished the account, he gave a low whistle:
"I'll go to Mother and Dad and ask 'em if I can go to New York
and lay the information before the authorities. It's only an hour's ride
on the cars."
His parents were somewhat skeptical, but finally consented. Jack
hurried to his room, donned his best clothes and caught the two-thirty
train to New York. Upon arrival he hurried to police headquarters
where he asked to-see the chief. He was put off by the reply, "The
chief's busy now, working on the big train robbery. He can't be both-
ered with you now. You go to the Lieutenant."
' "That's just what I want to see him about," answered Jack. At
tlliisfstatement he was immediately ushered into the presence of the
c ie .
"What's your business?" asked the chief grufliy. He looked as
though he had not slept for forty-eight hours.
"Does this concern the robbery?" asked Jack, as he handed the
code, with the message written below it, to the chief.
A surprised exclamation escaped from the chief, "Where did you
get hold of this, boy?"
"I heard it on the radio about two o'clock this morning, but only
found the key to the code a couple of hours ago."
"Would you recognize the men's voices if they were captured?"
"Well, we'll just take you with us. We may be able to use you."
Then followed a string of orders and commands. A buzzer rang.
whereupon a big husky oificers came into the room.
O'Leary, I want you and nine of your biggest men within ten min-
utes," came from the chief. Next he strapped on a gun that looked to
Jack-as big as a riHe and made his knees shake as if he had the palsy.
They hastened out into the street where they found a riot car with
the men waiting. They got in and on the way the chief told his men the
news and gave them a brief outline of his campaign. They would hire
a swift speed launch, for the yacht was sure to make tracks at the sight
of the officers headed its way, and if necessary, chase her down.
As they arrived at the wharves, Jack's eye swept the bay and
alighted on a neat looking craft about two hundred yards out, with the
name, "Mystery," neatly painted on its bow. The chief had seen it
also and was gazing at it as if it had cast a charm over him.
"It looks suspicious," he said, "why should they keep their fires
going, except to make a quick getaway."
O'Leary had by this time gained the services of a man and his
launch, which was, the man said, as fast as any in the bay. They em-
barked and headed for the yacht, a move which seemed to cause a de-
cided commotion. The race was on! The yacht was getting under way,
headed for the ocean.
"lf she ever gets outside the break-water, we're finished," was
"Can't we go faster?" was the question.
"We should go faster, but we don't," was the answer.
The launch had begun to miss now and then, and was losing more
ground rapidly. It was O'Leary who saved the day. Prompted by some
instinct, he looked around and saw a stream of gasoline spurting from
a broken connection. Kneeling down, he closed one of his great hands
around the connection. The result was instantaneous. The launch
leaped forward at a speed which was double that of its former speed.
The distance between the two boats was decreasing rapidly. It was
two hundred yards, now a hundred and fifty, now fifty. The men stood
up preparatory to boarding the yacht. Now! The time had come!
They were alongside. The chief swung his heavy gun into action and
jumped across the narrow strip of water, followed by ten husky men.
In the meantime the pursued had not been idle. They had taken
refuge in the chart room and were now demanding that the officers sur-
render. Eleven forty-fours spoke instantaneously in reply, and a rush
followed. The frail chart house gave way before three thousand and
three hundred pounds of solid bone and muscle. The rest was easy.
The men were covered and hand cuffed before they knew what had
happened. The money was there. Package upon package of bills hold-
ing one thousand dollars each and case after case of silver and gold.
Jack looked, and as he looked, visions of things that so much money
would buy floated before his eyes. When asked what he was thinking
about, he replied, 'Tm meditatingf,
The prisoners were taken to jail to await trial, and Jack and the
ohficers returned to their respective duties-Jack to school, and the of-
ficers to their posts.
Three days later, Jack, getting the mail out of the box, dropped
a long yellow envelope. When he picked it up, he saw that it had his
name on it. Absently tearing it open he drew forth the contents. As
he turned it over in his hand a slip of paper came into his view with his
name written along the middle. Opposite was writing which amount-
ed to one thousand dollars. He stood as if struck, and after coming
to himself, rushed into the house wildly waving the check over his head.
Now the name of John McFarlane is known nation-wide as a radio
engineer. He says he owes his fame to the first thousand dollars.
We hope that the science teacher has forgiven him.
B. T., Class of'26.
That School Friend
No matter where you wander,
No matter where you roam,
No matter where you travel
From mother and from home:
One thing you will discover,
One thing you will find out,
Without the possibility
Or shadow of a doubt.
You never will forget a friend
A chum you've made at school,
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No reason Why has yet been found
No reason given will do.
'Tis one of life's great mysteries
That baflles every mind,
Why friends you make at school,
Lasting friendship you will find.
It may be that the people
Are moved to shout and jeer
"The Friend" as just a past
Idea you soon will sear,
It may be but a gesture,
By simple soul divine,
When you always know you have
A friend you can say "Mine."
Trilovhico Literary Society
The Trilovhico Society was organized in 1922 and up to the present
time consists of 26 members and 4 faculty advisors.
A constitution was drawn up and adopted.
The purpose of this society is to cultivate those arts, graces and
talents which give eEect to oratory, force of argument and perfection
The society flower is red carnation and the society colors are blue
The following officers for the years 1923-24, members and advisors
compose the society: President, Elma Brooks, Vice-President, Marshall
McCullough, Secretary, Mildred Higgs, and Treasurer, Donald Bourne.
Members and U1 Honorary Members: 'fEsther Beal, Donald
Bourne, Elma Brooks, Lucile Brooks, "Russell Bledsoe, Alberta Cass,
Edgar Flinn, 'Melva Frank, Dayton Gerber, Richard Gregory, "'Elwyn
Harding, Fern Higgs, Mildred Higgs, 'DeForest Hitchcock, Beulah
Hurt, 'Earl Kimzey, Mabel Kimzey, Gladys Linck, Lester McCann,
Marshall McCullough, 9fTheodore McCullough, Ira Phillips, Gladys Mc-
Masters, XMyron McNaughton, Margaretta Morin, aEMary Opie, Theo-
dore Opie, Mildred Pillman, Violet Quin, Bruce Turl, Warren Sandal,
'Russell White, Addison Williamson, Merle Williams, l'Mildred Wrig-
ley, :FMrs. Glenn Render, Miss Olive Harding, Mr. A. M. Wells, 9FMr.
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This society was organized in December 1922.
This society held its Hrst meeting of the term 1924 in the assembly
October 3rd, 1923, at which meeting the new officers were elected.
Those elected were President, Thelma Ewaltg Vice-President, Charles
Hovendeng Treasurer, Lloyd Goodmang and Secretary, Velma Harper.
Our society has been divided into committees of two members each,
each committee being responsible for one meeting.
Some very interesting programs have been carried out throughout
At our meeting November Sth, the constitution and by-laws were
read and explained so that the new members would understand the
purpose of this society. After this was finished, some interesting
talks were given in the form of extemporaneous speeches.
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The program for the next meeting was a spelling match and some
very interesting talks by visitors to our society from Bradley College
and Farmington High School.
Similar programs of beneficial work have made up our programs
for the rest of the meetings.
The members of this society are as follows:
Chester Anderson Lloyd Goodman
'Louise Anderson iBernice Gronewald
'fMary Neal Lopeman
'tLaura Perkins Simpson
Miss Helen Cornelius and Mr. Russell Peters, society advisors.
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The Thread of Destiny
The Senior Class of '23 of Trivoli Community High School present-
ed "The Thread of Destinyf' a three act play of two and one-half hours,
May 5, 1923, in the High School auditorium. Following the play was a
Act I-Garden of Amhurst, the Montgomery Home in Virginia, in
Act IlQLiving Room of Montgomery Home, 1864.
Act III-Garden of Amhurst, Six VVeeks Later.
SYNOPSIS-The joyful days in Virginia in the Montgomery homeg
then war with its changes and heartaches for the Montgomerys! As
Fanny said: "There is always a silver lining for those who perform
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Fanny-A Slave on the Montgomery Plantation - Esther Beal
George Washington Johnson-A Slave on the plantation Robert Plumer
Betty Montgomery-"The Little Colonel - - Erma Harper
Edith Sherman-The Northern Cousin - - Edna Harshbarger
Mrs. Montgomery-A True Virginian - - - Velma Harper
Col. Montgomery-A Gentleman ofthe "Old Schooll' Theo. McCullough
Virginia Montgomery-"The Toast of the Country" Mildred Wrigley
Beverly Montgomery-A Confederate Scout - Clyde Gronewald
Sally Ann and Laura Lee-Fairfax Twins Mary Opie Sz Violet Quinn
Tom Randolph-A Southern Gallant - - - Lloyd Goodman
John Merrivale Morton-of the North - - - Leslie Kelly
Martha, Jane and Susan-Southern Girls Mildred Higgs
Marcella and Marion-Jiouthern Girls Gladys Linck, Thelma Ewalt
Mammy Dinah-A Faithful Servitor - - - Hazel Bartley
Peyton Bailey-of U. S. Army ----- Russell White
Uncle Billy-The Colonel's Body Servant - Cecil Hammond
Louise Lawton-in Federal Employ - - Dorothy Kirkman
Ralph Francis-Who Did Not Go to War - Elwyn Harding
Madge Young-A Thoroughbred - - - Louise Anderson
A Union Scout who is detained - - - Myron McNaughton
Miss Milissy-of an inquisitive nature - - Jessie Gillette
At the beginning of tlte school term, the two Literary Societies were
each divided into four groups of eight students each. Each group was
then required to stage a short play on a Friday afternoon set aside for
that purpose. The public was invited free of charge and all those who
attended the entertainments seemed very much pleased. Th purpose
of these short plays was largely to give the participants some practical
experience on the stage and to cultivate an interest in literary work in
general. Up to date two of the plays have been staged and others will
appear in the near future. Tl ose presented were:
It Ain't My Fault
The cast of characters was as follows:
Madame DeKalb-Principal of DeKalb High School - Elma Brooks
Elsie Morton-Pupil of DeKalb High School - - Erma Harper
Nettie Smith-The New Pupil ---- Margaretta Morin
Tom Chester-Nettie's Fiance - - Addison Williamson
Jimmie Blake-The Reporter DeForest Hitchcock
Noah Lott-Country Boy - - Lester McCann
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Mrs. Beach-Landlady ofthe Royal Links Hotel - Wilhelmina Bruninga
Larry O'Reilly-The Head Waiter - - - Richard Gregory
Morah-His Daughter ------ Velma Harper
Dr. Fred Vincent-Her Lover - - Paul Diekman
Miss Eliza Tosh-A Motor Friend - - - Lloyd Goodman
Hon. Gough-Green-A Golfing Crank - - - Theo. Opie
Miss Penelope Pankie-ln Search of a Husband - Mildred Pillman
Two weeks later a dramatlzed version of the book "Silas Marner"
was presented by the group coached by Miss Harding. This play, be-
cause of its historical setting, attracted a large number of interested
spectators who declared that they were now better fitted to really ap-
preciate the book.
The cast was as follows:
Eppie ---- - Thelma Ewalt
S3135 Marne? - - - Richard Gregory
f10dfY9Y Cass - - Donald Bourne
Mistress Lundy Q
- - - Violet Quinn
Mr. Snell - - - Dayton Gerber
Mr. Macey P "'
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Mistress Rodney - - Fern Higgs
"Parlor Matches" was presented to the public in the High School
Gym on April 11 before a large crowd of spectators. The cast was as
Vance Trelford-A Professsional Hero - - - Edgar Flinn
Don Radey+Who is Engaged - - - Eugene Connell
Ferdinand Popleton-Also Engaged - - - Ira Phillips
Jorkes-The Butler ----- Marshall McCullough
Mrs. Selton-Who Believes in Engagements - - Mabel Kimzey
Margaret Selton-The Elder Daughter - - Gladys McMasters
Suzanne Selton-The Younger Daughter - Beulah Hurts
Gail Lawrence-Her Ward ----- Violet Quinn
Abigail Mullen, A. B.-Her Maid - - - Theodosia Anderson
The Old Oaken Bucket
On the eighteenth of April, the Athletic Association presented
"The Old Oaken Bucket," a rural drama of four acts. Practically all of
the characters twere members of the various athletic teams. Between
the third and fourth acts, Lloyd Goodman, the captain of the 1925 bas-
ketball team was presented and received a hearty round of applause.
A box supper followed the play.
The cast of characters was as follows:
Reuben Hardacre-An Honest Old Farmer - Charles Hovenden
Tom Hardacre-A Chip Off the Old Block - Elliott White
Arthur Ames-True Blue ---- Chester Anderson
Mark Hayward-A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing Lloyd Goodman
Jake Thompkins-A Country Bumpkin - - - Donald Bourne
Mr. Whillikins-The Postmaster ---- Merle Williams
Rev. William Mason-The Peacemaker - - - Edgar Flinn
Martha Hardacre-Reuben's Wife, Loved by All - Velma Harper
Lizzie Lawrence-The Light of Uncle's Eye - - Erma Harper
Emily Lawrence-The Sunshine of the Home Ruth Karstetter
Sappira Scriggins-'Ifhe Village Gossip - - Beula Hurt
Miry Jones-The Village Belle - - - - Jessie Gillett
Mrs. Whillikins-Proper But Not Charitable Paul Diekman
Junior-Senior Reception '23
On the ninth day of May, 1923, the class of '24 gave the graduating
class of '23 a banquet and reception in the auditorium of the high school.
The auditorium was cleverly decorated with the Senior colors-
purple and gold, and the Junior colors-old rose and silver, with the
Senior colors predominating. The decorations were arranged overhead
to represent a diamond shaped canopy. 'Suspended from the center was
a large banner of "Welcome," and on the opposite side the Senior mot-
to: "Veni, Vidi, Vici." Shaded electric lights were grouped inside the
canopy. The tables were also placed in the form of a diamond under-
neath this elaborate trellis work.
The evening was ioyfully spent in feasting, songs, speeches and
toasts, Chester Anderson acting as toastmaster. The entire program
Welcome - Chester Anderson
Response Theodore McCullough
Class Poem - - Laura Perkins
Vocal Solo - - - Mary Ollie
Class Will - - Elma Brooks
Reading - - - - Verna Holt
Class Prophecy - - - Mildred Higgs
Piano Duet ------- Mary Opie, Verna Holt
A delicious menu was served, which mothers of the Juniors assisted
in preparing. The Sophomore boys very gallantly acted as Waiters.
The menu consisted of:
Mashed Potatoes et Saute
Peas a La Creme
Crackers Aux Natural
Ice Cream a La New York
Angel Food Cake
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Those present were: Seniors: Mildred Wrigley, Dorothy Kirkman,
Melva Frank, Esther Beal, Louise Anderson, Theodore McCullough,
Myron McNaughton, Russell VVhite, Leslie Kelly and Clinton Parrg Jun-
iors Velma Harper, Elma Brooks, Mary Opie, Mildred Higgs, Verna
Holt, Mildred Pillman, Laura Perkins, Mabel Kimzey, Chester Ander-
son, Charles Hovenden and Merle Williamsg the faculty: Miss Cornelius,
Mr. Wells, Mr. Nutter, Mr. German and Raymond Alleng and directors:
C. F. Opie, Ray Anderson, E. A. Anderson and A. J. Gregory.
M. M. K., '24,
On Saturday evening, March 23, 1924, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bourne
and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Flinn invited the basket ball team and their
friends to the Bourne residence to help celebrate the birthdays of Don-
ald Bourne and Edgar Flinn.
The rooms were artistically decorated with the basket ball colors
of purple and white. Both the shield and the cup won by this year's
team were displayed and were much commented upon by those who
had not previously seen them. A very delightful evening was spent
in playing novel games, story telling and music.
Later in the evening a dainty cafeteria lunch was served, to which
all did ample justice.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Flinn, Mr. and Mrs. Bourne,
Misses Helen Davis, Violet Quinn, Jessie Gillett, Gladys Linck, Mildred
Wrigley ,Theodosia Anderson, Edna Harshbarger, Ruth Karstetter,
Thelma Ewalt and Miriam Bourne, and Messrs. Edgar Flinn, Chester
Anderson, Charles Hovenden, Donald Bourne, Russell Peters, Marshall
McCullough, Lloyd Goodman, and Ira Phillips.
Among many other gifts presented to the boys were two small
engraved pocket knives from the basket ball team of '24,
T. A., ,27.
Freshman Initiation Party
The thriving class of '27, consisting of twenty members, was in-
itiated into the trials and joys of a high school life in a high school gym,
A group of upper classment and faculty members shrouded and
masked as ghosts, conducted the terrified freshmen through artificial
forests and caves where they were subjected to many blood-curdling
experiences. They were led through thickly tangled undergrowth and
even faced death itself.
In conclusion the lights were shaded as the entire class knelt upon
the gym floor in a circle and with hands reverently folded, repeated the
HI, Freshman of the Trivoli High School, simplest of the simple,
fresh and foolish, do hereby and hereon most solemnly and sincerely,
promise and swear that l will do all in my power to improve my de-
mented condition and conceal my homely face.
Furthermore, I will always keep clean. I promise faithfully to
wash my face twice a year at regularly stated intervals, using a Bon
Ami Special, providing same can be purchased at half price at the
nearest grocery store. That I will take a bath once a year on the date
observed by all Freshmen of T. C. H. S. same being held inviolate as
Furthermore, that I will always laugh at the teacher's jokes, I
knowing them to be such.
To all this I promise never to reveal any of the mysteries of this
order, to keep intact all secrets which may be disclosed to me and to
bind myself to this obligation with a no less penalty than that of having
my nose painted red, a piece of limburger cheese suspended therefrom
and my hands saturated in the juices of garlic, should I ever violate
this, my solemn obligation of a nutty little freshman. So help me
mamma and approve of my firmness of purpose in the due performance
of the same."
Later in the evening delicious refreshments were served to all pres-
ent and the freshmen emerged in tipetop condition both physically and
mentally to carry on their work as full pledged students of T. C. H. S.
F. D. H., '26.
High School Day at the M. E. Church
Following their custom the high school students took complete
charge of the church services at the Methodist church on March 30.
The high school choir furnished music that won praise from all present.
Ira Phillips, Theodosia Anderson, Mildred Pillman, Thelma Ewalt,
Margaretta Morin, Donald Bourne and Mr., Wells each gave a very
interesting short talk pertaining to the cooperation of the church and
the high school. Vocal and violin solos were given by Gladys McMas-
ters and Mr. Peters, respectively.
As far as we know this plan of high school day in the churcli is
something rather uncommon in most high schools but we feel sure that
many benefits are derived by both the church and the high school from
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The Alumni Home Coming
Excitement reigned in all her glory! The old basket ball team,
now organized as Alumni, were coming to play the high school team
of '24, Too, it was to be the first game of the season, and after a whole
year had passed, every body was on the alert to see the old ball rolling
The school had decided to give a little informal welcome to the
old team and class. Tlfe upper classmen had to admit that there was
a Vacancy in old T. C. H. S., which the freshmen were not yet capable
of filling, and thus truly welcomed the class members as old friends.
As the Alumni team composed of: VVhite, Plumer, McCullough,
Harding and Kelly dashed across the floor, the high school responded
to their good spirits with a rousing yell for the Alumni team. In be-
half of the school, Mr. lVells gave a general welcome to all present,
While Miss Harding gave a brief but hearty welcome to the team and
members of the class. Captain Vllhite of the Alumni team responded
with appreciation to the school and community for their welcome and
fine spirit of sportsmanship. The community felt that they too owed
the team a Word of welcome and appreciationg so in behalf of the com-
munity, Rev. Ellinwood spoke to both the school and Alumni.
Another yell drowned the silence and rang out on the night air
as the high school team dashed on the floor. The whistle sounded!
Up Went the ball! The game had started.
After an exciting hour forthe high school, the final whistle sound-
ed, the referee read the score 15-14, in favor of the Alumni team, and
the teams left the floor.
We were sorry to see the high school lose to the Alumni, but yet,
We Were happy to think that the splendid team who had won from
us was a part of our school-our Alumni, whose members had worked
four years to help lay the foundations for our present school spirit.
The piano was moved to the floor, Leslie McDonald and Russell
Peters appeared with drum traps and a violin. The music started and
the couples both old and young, glided across the floor. Along the
side of the hall others talked of the game and old times they had had
in '23, The crowd departed after about two hours of dancing and play-
Doings of the Alumni Members
Many years seem to have passed since the class of 1923 were stu-
dents of old T. C. H. S., yet in reality it has been but a short year since
the halls of the old school resounded with our merry voices and long
When boning for an examination or receiving a lecture on disci-
pline, none of us realized how true the old saying is that high school
days are the most enjoyable days of a person's life. Now after having
been out of school but a few months, we have heard several members
of the old class say that college is great but they would give five years
of their life to be able to live over their high school days again.
But time never turns back the big clock of life and we cannot go
back. We must begin to look for our special niche in this busy life.
We wonder how many of us are sure that we have found that niche-
Of the class of '23, five are continuing their training, Esther in
Normal, preparing to teachg Bob in Bradley, the stepping stone to the
medical profession, Theodore, Clinton and Russell also are continuing
their training at Bradley for a professional career.
The remaining members of the class have discontinued their school-
ing for the present at least. The occupations of these have varied some-
what. Melva is employed by Mrs. Doebler of Peoria, who in former
years, taught many of the class their abc's. Louise, Mary, Dorothy
and Mildred have been at home, excepting last summer when Mary
attended Normal for the summer term.
Of the boys, Cecil, Elwyn and John are taking an agriculture course
with their parents as instructors. Myron worked on the home farm part
of the summer and winter. During the season of cement road building
he was employed as assistant to the state engineer. Recently he has
accepted a position with the Producers Association of Peoria. Last but
not least comes our jolly Leslie Kelly who has succeeded in raising
his weight to 215 lbs. He is in business with the National Motorists
Association in Peoria.
Thus we find the Alumni after one year's absence from old T. C.
H. S. Each year the graduating class adds more members to the Alumni
and it will become more scattered each year. These members will start
out as a cog in our nation's industry with the knowledge they have
gained in T. C. H. S. as a basis for their success.
E. R.H., '23.
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The first Alumni Association of the Trivoli Community High School
was organized May 18, 1923.
The following were the officers elected:
President ---- Mildred VVrigley
Vice-President ---- Leslie Kelly
Secretary-Treasurer - - - Louise Anderson
The present organization consists of the following members.
Esther Beal, Melva Frank, Dorothy Kirkman, Mary Opie, Louise Ander-
son, Mildred Wrigley, Theodore McCullough, Myron McNaughton, Les-
lie Kelly, Elwyn Harding, Clinton Parr, Cecil Hammond, Russell White,
Robert Plumer and John Williams.
The first meeting of the officers of the Alumni was held in the Tri-
Voli C. E. Church for the purpose of drawing up a form for the consti-
tution and by-laws.
The following were present: Louise Anderson, Leslie Kelly, Mil-
dred Wrigley and Helen Cornelius as advisor.
The second meeting of the officers of the T. C. H. S. Alumni was
held at the home of Helen Cornelius, 107 Ayers, Peoria, Ill. The mat-
ter of securing material for the high school Annual was discussed, after
which refreshments were served by the hostess and a social time en-
M. E. YV., '23,
A reunion of the Alumni of Trivoli Community High School was
held at the home of Mildred Vfrigley, Saturday eve, January 5, 1924.
This was the first opportunity the class of ,23 had had to be together
To bring back the memory of high school days the rooms were
decorated and the lights beautifully shaded with the class colors of pur-
ple and gold. The pastime of the evening was games and music, after
which a delightful lunch was served by the hostess. A social time was
enjoyed by all.
Those present included: Melva Frank, Esther Beal, Dorothy
Kirkman, Louise Anderson, Helen Cornelius, Mildred Wrigley, Robert
Plumer, Clinton Parr, Russell White, John VVilliams, Myron McNaugh-
ton and Theodore McCullough.
A. L. A., '23.
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For two years Russell Peters has coached the T. H. S. athletic
teams and in that short time he has won the respect and admiration
of students, athletes and fans alike. To the athletes whom he has
trained, he has been not only an instructor but a pal and can no doubt
attribute much of his success to his ability to make 'friends with all.
In the face of every obstacle he has developed a team this year from
a limited stock of inexperienced material that won a beautiful loving'
cup and a shield. The record of honors that his teams have won we
cannot here relate but it is enough to say that he has shared with his
players the joys of victory and the sorrows of defeat. We feel that the
success of the basket ball teams of 1922 and 1924 was due not only to
the players but also to the sterling character and expert coaching abil-
ity of our coach and friend, Russell Peters.
To the Basket Ball Fans
We, the Athletic Association, wish to express our hearty appre-
ciation to those -of the community who have so loyally supported us in
all our athletics of the past. We feel that much of our success has been
due to your timely encouragement and unfailing willingness to aid us
in all our enterprises. We hope to continue to deserve your loyalty in
The Canton Invitation Tournament
When is a vacation not a vacation? Answer-When you spend
it practicing basket-ball. Every day of vacation before the tournament
the team spent many hours in strenuous practice. Christmas afternoon
found the boys dead weary after a three hours' practice. But in spite
of all, each face wore a look of cheerful determination.
On Wednesday evening the team, accompanied by Coach Peters
and Trainer White, swung aboard a iirst class M. Sz St. L. Tag-a-long,
bound for Canton by way of Farmington. The journey was uneventful
and eight o'clock found them established in their headquarters at the
Churchill House Hotel. At the Churchill House they suddenly awoke
to the fact that they had in their group an explorer and discoverer of
note. He informed the team that he had discovered a radio testing sta-
tion across the way where a large number of beautiful young ladies were
testing radio sets. Close investigation however, disclosed the fact that
it was merely a telephone switchboard.
Thursday morning after a restless night, they had the privilege
of playing the Hrst game of the tourney at 9 a. m. The foe, Bardolph,
was represented by an exceptionally fast team, which put up a game
iight all the way. The final score read 18-13 in favor of Trivoli.
Due to a draw, which forced Trivoli to play one game more than
than any other team entered, they took the floor for a second time on
Thursday evening at 9 o'clock. Knoxville, their opponent, caused the
team less anxiety than any other team 'met in the tournament. Leading
20-4 at the first half, substitutes were entered in the fray. The final gun
was fired just as the score-keeper was in the act of hanging up figures
which read 33-19. In this game Theodore Opie carved his name high on
the mantle of fame at T. C. H. S., due to the fact that he entered the
game with but forty seconds to play, dribbled through the entire Knox-
ville team and scored a Held goal just as the gun was fired. Ted ,how-
ever, earned his glory, for he was at once appointed guardian of the
ball, and made responsible for its safe transportation at all times.
Most critics thought Trivoli would be beaten in the next game with
Elmwood at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon. The game was the closest
played by Trivoli at the tournament, resulting in a 15-18 victory. The
greater part of tlfe period found the score tied or in Elmwood's favor.
A last minute rally resulted in the acquiring of five points and a hard
Trivoli was now eligible to compete in the semi-finals with Normal
High School. Normal was being picked by many fans to win the tour-
ney and the first half round found them well on that road, leading 10-
12. Coming back into the game, spurred on by encouragement from
Coach Peters, the team proceeded to fight as never before. Hard work
received its reward and in the fmal quarter of the game with the score
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tied at 20-all, Trivoli came to the front with a steady deluge of Held
goals. At supper, t'Twenty to Twenty-Eight" was the tune to which
they ate. We won. A telegram from home fans was received just be-
fore the game and stirred that old fighting spirit to its highest pitch.
The Normal High School team boasted every player to be a gentle-
man, and we found them to be so. Even in defeat they displayed that
fine spirit of clean sportsmanship which is everywhere met with cheers.
At nine o'clock Saturday evening, Trivoli met Canton in the final
game of the tournament. It never been the policy of our high school
when defeated, to come home with a liost of excuses. This year's team
is no exception. Canton has a wonderful team, made up of fine, clean
players, who fought hard and deserved to win. The final gun found
Trivoli's ship grounded on a high Canton rock I3-52, but with all ten
survivors of the team clinging tragically to a beautiful second place
To enter a team of inexperienced players, only one of whom had
played on last year's five, in a tournament considered by sport critics
as one of the fastest ever held in Central Illinois, would generally be
considered foolhardy. But when this same team comes through and by
playing the longest schedule in the tournament, pulls down a secon-Ll
place, there must be some reason. The one big reason is Coach Peters,
the only coach who has ever developed a team in Trivoli good enough to
bring home a tournament trophy.
The team returned home by way of Farmington Sunday morning,
defeated, whipped, down, but never out. Spirits began to revive and
the sting of defeat was slightly lessened as the second place shield was
hung in our own school. Throughout the tourney the team was cheered
on by a body of loyal rooters who braved terrible weather and roads
which were said to be impassable, just to see their favorites fight through
to the final game. Such backing is always of great aid to a team and in
this case, at least, was highly appreciated.
C. L. A., Class of '24.
Throughout the winter it has become the favorite pastime of sport
editors and critics to select All-Star teams at the various tournaments.
In this department Trivoli athletes have received their full share ol
honors and in three years of tournament competition have been awarded
eleven of the coveted positions on All-Star teams selected by some of
the most prominent critics in central Illinois. The complete record of
individual honors is as follows:
Macomb Invitation Tournament, 1922
Left Forward .........................................................,....................... Arlo Peters
Macomb Invitation Tcrurnament, 1923
Right Forward and Captain ,.... .........................,..................... R usselll White
Right Guard ..................................................,.........................,... Leslie Kelly
Peoria District Tournament, 1922
Right Guard ...,..........................................,..............,.,..............
Macomb Invitation Tournament, 1923
Center ., .........................,..,.........,...........................,.,................. Russell White
Canton District Tournament, 1923
Right Forward ................................,.........................,............... Russell White
Right Guard ..........................,........................................... Chester Anderson
Canton Holiday Tournament, 1924
Right Guard ...................,.,.........,....................................... Chester Anderson
Macomb Invitation Tournament, 1924
Right Guard and Captain ..................................,...,........... Chester Anderson
Right Forward ..................................................,................. Lloyd Goodman
Peoria District Tournament, 1924
Right Guard ..........................................,...............l.........., Chester Anderson
High Point Man
Peoria District Tournament, 1922
Canton District Tournament, 1923
Macomb Invitation Tournament, 1922
High Point Man
Canton Holiday Tournament, 1924
Macomb Invitation Tournament, 1924
Tea m Honors
First Place .......................,..............
Third Place .........,.....,.......,..................
Second Place ............... ....... .................
Macomb Invitation Tournament, 19222
..Peoria District Tournament 1922
in Losers' Schedule..Macomb Invitation Tournamenti 1923
Canton District Tournament, 1923
.Canton Holiday Tournament, 1924
Macomb Invitation Tournament, 1924
Macomb Invitation Tournament
'Twas on Wednesday eve, February 13, 1924, that the Trivoli high
basket ball team with Coach Peters, bade a party of friends good-bye,
and took their departure for Macomb.
The first night was spent in Abingdon, and the next day the journey
The first game was at five o'clock with Table Grove. This team
was a dark horse to Trivoli tribe, and it was with cautious steps, that
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the game proceeded. But after a few minutes of play the Trivoli
offensive broke loose with a barrage of baskets, such that, at the third
quarter Coach Peters entered the subs into the fray. But they had no
soft spots in their hearts and the onslaught continued until the final
gun, which found Trivoli on the long end of a 42-10 score.
The boys were allowed to see the remaining games of the day
because the next game was not until 2 P. M. Friday. Trivoli had downed
Fairview twice before during the season but were rather uncertain be-
cause Fairview told them they were going to pull a big surprise on
The roll was called at 2 P. M. and every man was found at his
post ready to do his best for the honor of his school. The game was
fast and furious and from the start to the finish but Fairview's surprise
failed to function well against Trivoli's five man defense and the end
came rather calmly at 20-23.
The next foe to oppose the gang on the road to success was Sher-
rard. This team was rated as one of the best in the tournament, and
every one knew that some real stepping must be done if Trivoli came
out on top.
The game was called by Allen at 10 A. M. Saturday morning. This
was a fight from the first whistle until the final gun. The score sawed
back and forth throughout the entire game with first one in the lead
and then the other. With three minutes to go and Trivoli one point
in the lead, one of the Sherrard basketeers sank a field goal which
spelled defeat for our boys. The final score was 21-22, whch left a
heart broken bunch of boys, a dsappointed coach and a chance to play
Versailles for third place at 4 P. M.
It was a discouraged aggregation which appeared on the floor
that afternoon, not caring much for anything except revenge on some-
body. The game was never in doubt for the Trivoli tribe after the
first halfg and the last game of the tournament found Trivoli holding
third place by a 31-20 score over Versailles.
"Well, we won third place anyway, fellows."
"Aw! What of it? There isn't any cup in it."
It was then that a miracle happened. A man was met on the street
and after being informed that we had defeated Versailles said, "Here's
a cup for you."
And we were presented with a beautiful silver loving cup. Boy,
it may here be stated that it was a more agreeable bunch that left Ma-
comb on the 8:30 train Sunday morning for home via the route Bush-
nell, Peoria and Trivoli.
C. D. H., '24,
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St. Patrick's Party
A very pleasant evening was enjoyed by the members of the bas-
ket ball team and their friends at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Ellinwood,
March 13. The party began at 7:45, and from then on, the gudsts
were entertained by games and tricks. The idea of St. Patrick's day
was carried out in the decorations and favors. The host and hostess
proved to be past masters of the art of entertaining and crowded every
minute full of fun.
Later on a dainty lunch was served, consisting of ice cream, cake
and other delicacies.
When the cuckoo clock struck twelve, the crowd adjourned but not
before thanking the host and hostess for their kindness.
Those present were the Misses Edna Harshbarger, Beulah Hurt,
Theodosia Anderson, Gladys Linck, Miriam Bourne, Jessie Gillett, Vio-
let Quinn, Gladys McMasters, Helen Davis and Mrs. J. R. Bourne,
also, the Messrs. Russell Peters, Charles Hovendon, Donald Bourne,
Chester Anderson, Edgar Flinn, Ira Phillips, Marshall McCullough,
Lloyd Goodman and J. R. Bourne.
This is only one of the many times when the Ellinwoods have
helped the athletes and in fact, all the school, in their various enterprises
B. H., l27.
Oh what is Trivoli and where is it found?
I'll tell you dear friends in words that are sound.
It's a bit of a town that makes many folks laugh,
Tell them itls where they separate wheat from the chaff.
At our basket ball games the inhabitants shout,
"Though Trivoli is down it is never out."
Its a bit of a place with a great big heart
That helps us along in whatever we start.
Though its a one-horse-town its our old home town.
The place where old friends and acquaintance we found.
Though far afield to new places we roam,
That wee bit of a town will always be home.
C. A., '24.
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The Schedule Played in 1923-1924
Trivoli ,.........,...... 75 Alumni .................... 20
Trivoli ...... ........ 1 35 Glasford .....,.. ....... 1 1
Trivoli ...... ........ 2 95 Fairview ................. 17
Trivoli ...... ........ 1 45 Deer Creek ............. 8
Trivoli ...... ........ 1 05 Peoria Manual ........ 16
Trivoli .,..... ........ 1 O 5 Farmington ............ 12
Trivoli ....... ........ 3 35 Elmwood .......... .... 5
Trivoli ....... ........ 2 1 5 Fairview ........ .... 5
Trivoli ....... ........ 2 0 5 Brimfield ....... .... 5
Trivoli ...,,.. ........ 1 25 Glasford ..............,... 19
Trivoli ...... ........ 1 55 Farmington ....,....... 24
Trivoli ...... ........ 1 0 5 Brimfield ..... .,........ 8
Trivoli .................. 155 Alumni ......,... ....... 1 4
Trivoli . ................ 215 Elmwood ................. 22
Canton Holiday Tournament
Trivoli .................. 185 Bardolph ........,....... 13
Trivoli ................., 355 Knoxville ...... ....... 1 9
Trivoli ....... ........ 1 85 Elmwood ...... ....... 1 5
Trivoli .................. 285 Normal .................... 20
Trivoli .................. 135 Canton .................... 52
Macomb Invitation Tournament
Trivoli ................. 445 Table Grove ........... 10
Trivoli ................. 235 Fairview .................. 20
Trivoli ...... ........ 2 0 5 Sherrard ....... ......... 2 1
Trivoli ................. 325 Versailles ................ 20
Peoria District Tournament
Trivoli ................. 175 Dunlap .................... 11
Trivoli .................. 195 Brimfield ..,... ....... 2 0
Trivoli ............... 4975 Opponents .....,...... 407
Games Won ....... 165 Games Lost .,........ 9
Peoria District Tournament
The Peoria Tournament was quite different from any Trivoli ever
attended because of the fact that transportation facilities were so very
good that we did not have to leave home until Friday morning while
the tournament began Thursday. In most of the tournaments we were
forced to arrive a day in advance of the opening game in order that
the required rest might be obtained.
However, Friday morning we ilivvered to Peoria via the eleventh
wonder of the world namely the hard road between Trivoli and Peoria
and arrived none the worse for our short ride.f We had been continually
receiving reports from the games and with excited imagination running
wild, thought of ourselves in all sorts of basket ball predicaments.
Only one who has ever participated in a basket ball tournament can
realize the nervous tension and strain that even the most seasoned player
undergoes before an important game.
At eleven o'clock Friday morning the team jogged on the floor at
the huge Peoria High School gymnasium to meet their first foe, Dunlap.
A large squad of enthusiastic rooters accompanied the team and soon
managed to convince the Peorians that Trivoli boys would not lack
backing from the side lines. Somehow the Trivoli boys could not hit
their stride and the game became rather listless in spite of the closeness
of the score. The team with only three minutes to play began to show
some of their usual form and functioned like a real basket ball machine
should function. The final score was 17-11.
Following the game that part of the tournament that all players
detest had to be endured. To bed and to sleep were the orders. The
first part was dutifully obeyed, but it is very doubtful if many of the
At eight o'clock Friday evening the team came on the floor for the
second game of the tournament with Brimfield. Trivoli had previously
beat Brimfield twice, but too the fact that the Trivoli boys seemed in a
slump we all realized that it was to be a very close game. The game
from the first was snappy and kept the spectators on their feet, so in-
tense was the excitement. At the first half, Trivoli held a slight lead
but the third quarter saw the lead diminished. With three minutes
left to play and Trivoli leading by one point a Brimfield player tossed
a field goal. The one point lead, small as it was, was enough to win
the all-important game. It was a down-hearted bunch of fellows that
filed off the court, knowng that not only had the game been lost but
also that it was the last time that five should ever play together under
the colors of good old T. C. H. S.
Determined to try and forget their defeat, all the members of the
team stayed in Peoria and witnessed the remaining games. The tourn-
ament certainly deserved the name of the tourney of upsets because
on no less than five occasions did teams that were rated vastly inferior
to their opponents surprise everyone and win their games. In view
of this fact we tried to console ourselves that we were not the! only:
ones who had suddenly been turned around to see Fate camping on our
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The Macomb Invitation Track and Field Meet
On May 12, 1923, Lloyd Goodman. Russell White. Ira Phillips and
Chester Anderson journeyed to Macomb to represent T. C. S. in one
representing the cream of track athletes in central Illinois. Among
the more noted of the entrants was Joe Desincco, more commonly known
as "The Toluca Flash", and joint holder of the world's high school rec-
ord for the one hundred yard dash.
The trip over terribly ,muddy roads occupied four hours, at the
end of which the athletes were in anything but perfect condition for
a strenuous afternoon's competition. In this meet Trivoli secured only
two places, Chester Anderson winning second place in the standing
broad jump and third in the fifty yard dash. However, considering the
class of competition, Trivoli made a very creditable showing, many of
the noted high schools in the state failing to place in the various events.
The meet was won by Toluca with a total of 21 points.
Little Five Track Meet
On May 19, five track teams assembled at Elmwood to participate
in the annual track and field meet. The teams entered, were Trivoli,
Elmwood, Farmington, Yates City and Brimfield. Elmwood as was
expected, won the meet wth a total of 69 points while Trivoli placed
second with 55 points. The boys' unusual showing was a surpriseito
everyone as very little was expected from them in the light of previous
showings. We were handicapped by not having a track on which to
practice but perseverence and hard work received its reward in the
form of numerous prizes. A large group of students accompanied the
team and cheered loyally for their favorites. The events in which Tri-
voli athletes placed were as follows:
440 Yard Run .................... , .........
Mile Run ................
880 Yard Dash .........
Pole Vault .............
Sh otput .......................... ......
Ira Phillips ..............
John Williams ........ ........
Theodore Opie .......... .....
.Leslie Kelly ..........
220 Yard Dash ................... ...... C hester Anderson First
Running Broad Jump ....... ...... R ussell White ............ ...... S econd
Hop, Step and Jump ........ ...... R ussell White ............. ...... F irst
Chester Anderson ......... ......... F irst
50 Yard Dash --"-'-'---" Russell white ............ ...... T hird
Discus Throw ................. ...... L eslie Kelly ................... ...... S econd
Chester Anderson ........ ...... S econd
Standing High Jump .,...... ......
Javelin Throw ............
Lloyd Goodman ....
Total Places-First Place, 75 Second Place, 55 Third Place, 5.
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Winners of the "T"
The highest award that any school can give her athletes is the
prvilege of wearing the school letter. To earn this privilege is the
aim of every athlete. Trivoli athletes who have been thus honored are:
Lloyd Goodman Leslie Kelly
Russell VVhite Chester Anderson
Basket Ball, 1924
Lloyd Goodman Capt. Chester Anderson
Donald Bourne Marshall McCullough
Edgar Flinn Ira Phillips
Charles Hovenden Theodore Opie
Bradley Track and Field Meet
On May 5, the track team participated in the annual meet at Peo-
ria. Seventy teams represented by over Hve hundred athletes partic-
ipated in the events. It was popularly considered the largest meet of
its kind in Illinois. Although all the Trivoli entries tried their best,
none of them were able to place in their events. We might offer many
excuses but the truth of the matter is that Trivoli was for once, com-
pletely outclassed. This year, with another year's experience to our
credit we hope to redeem ourselves.
Peoria County Track and Field Meet 1923
Encouraged by the success gained in the Little Five meet the team
now composed of Leslie Kelly, Russell White, John Williams, Chester
Anderson, Ira Phillips, Lloyd Goodman and Theodore Opie, journeyed
to Princeville to compete in the annual county meet. The usual group
of fans accompanied the team and were pleased to see the interesting
events run off with machine like precision. It was an ideal day and
the track being in perfect condition, several records were shattered.
Trivoli emerged into the class of record holders when Anderson leaped
ten feet one inch in the standing broad jump, to tie the record which
has been held by Tidd of Elmwood since 1910. Those of our boys who
placed in the various events were:
880 Yard Run ..,,...................,...... Ira Phillips ............. ...... Fourth
100 Yard Dash ....... ....,.... C hester Anderson ......... ,........ T hird
Discus Throw .....,....... . ......... Leslie Kelly ................ ,... ..... F o urth
220 Yard Dash ..............,. ......... C hcster Anderson .,.... ........ F irst
Hop, Step and Jump ...... ......... R ussell White .......... ............ F irst
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Pole Vault .................. ........ L loyd Goodman ........ ........ T hird
50 Yard Dash ............... ........ C hester Anderson ....... ........ F irst
Running Broad Jump ...... ........ R ussell White ........... ........ S econd
Standing High Jump ....... ........ C hester Anderson. First
Mile Run ......................................f I ohn Williams ................................. Fourth
Standing Broad Jump ................ Chester Anderson .......................... First
The relay team, composed of Russell White, Lloyd Goodman, Les-
lie Kelly and Chester Anderson, placed third.
The team piling up a total of 34 points was able to win third place
in the meet.
Captain Anderson 2 Adieu
As the year of 1924 draws to a close, Trivoli High bids sad adieu
to one of her greatest athletes, on the track, on the basket ball court,
and on the baseball diamond. Captain Anderson made his first appear-
ance on the basket ball floor in 1921-22. After one year of training
he was placed on the regular quintet and was honored by having his
name listeias a first all-star guard at the Canton District Tournament,
1922-23. The following season he was elected, unanimously, by his
team-mates as their leader and captain for the season of 1923-24. Fully
appreciating the honor bestowed on him, Capt. Anderson redoubled his
efforts, and, as a result, he was included in, the all-star selections in
all three tournaments in which Trivoli High competed.
On the track, Anderson has brought back to the Trivoli High
School four firsts, one second and one third, in one season's competi-
tion. That he will more than duplicate this feat during the 1924 season
is unquestionably predicted by those who have seen him in action.
With the graduation of Capt. Anderson, Trivoli High loses one of
her most valuable aces, one who has played the game clean and fair,
and one who has led his team through an honorable and successful sea-
"Captain Anderson, Trivoli High appreciates the honor that has
been bestowed upon her-she appreciates the clean sportsmanship dis-
played by your team-she appreciates your efforts and the efforts of
your fellow players-she appreciates the honor you have brought back
to her. Captain Anderson, you have played the game fairly and you've
given us all you had. When the gong sounds at the opening of another
season, we'1l miss you, Captain Anderson, but we know that you're
going onfgoing on, playing the game of life, giving the best you have
and playing the game fairly and squarely. Captain Anderson we bid you
farewell and in this, our parting hand-grasp, we wish you good luck
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UTWO NEGROES SHcvELfr14 Coz-u HT f'1'DfY'4H7'--
-Hot dogs-Hot Faculty-and Hot Students-Results early dismis-
sal. Sighs in order.
12-Real work begins. Freshmen issue a call for stimulants:
13-Rus White sends a very interesting letter to his former school-
mates. Atta-boy Rus.
14-Classes organize and Edgar immediately suggests a party.
17-Rev. Ellinwood organizes Bible class.
17-The first blue Monday. New freshman, Mr. Williamson, arrives.
Basket ball fans are encouraged when Goodman enrolls.
18-Miss Harding sings a solo. Rest of music class will be tried by T.
C. H. S. .Supreme Court for desertion. '
19-Violet loses talent in music through bashfulness. "Can't play."
20-Prize fight-free to all. Gregory vs. Richardson. Fight stopped
in first round for violation of the state law. No decision.
21-Edgar conditioned--the beginning of a long story.
24-Rain, rain, rain. Instructions are given not to take an umbrella
home unless you brought one and be careful how you pick
25-First school notes published. It pays to advertise.
26-Marshall McCullough starts to school-Peoria wasn't large enough.
27-Spooks! Boo! Look out Freshie! Too bad but initiation must be
28-The roll call finds Freshmen present but pale and trembling.
1-Vacation-State Fair. Charlie goes with pig for blue ribbon.
2-Too much fair. Ira voluntarily extends vacation one-half day.
3-Charles and Chester see a show at Farmington-may put in on
4-Oflicers elected in Literary Societies.
8-Miss Nedderman introduced as music instructor.
-Mr. Peters wears glasses. Boo! Don't I look swell?
-Don talks on bees and how to avoid being stung. A dangerous
subject handled in a most careful manner.
10-Report cards-several prominent juniors faint-good business for
11-Get busy, only eighty more shopping days till Christmas.
12-Miss Harding tells Frank to sit up straight-take his gum out of
his mouth and put his feet in.
15-Edgar gets a condition.
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22-First B. B. try out. Many promising recruits and sore muscles.
24-Mr. Wells gives a lecture.
25-Black dog kicked out of assembly. How can a teacher be so cruel.
26-High and mighty seniors hold a dignified class meeting. Aren't
29-Mr. Wells finds his picture on the window. A Hallowe'en joke.
30-Miss Cornelius iinds her picture on the window. Rah!
31-Mr. Wells and Miss Cornelius find their pictures on the Window.
1-First literary play given-t'It Ainlt My Fault". All characters
2-Some prominent seniors take teachers examinations. Ain't we
5-Our second death Cexaminationsj. Rev. Flinn ofiiciating.
6-Verna Holt and Velma Magee visit our brain factory.
7-Planning for pep meeting.
8-Pep meeting held.
9-Decide to have no more pep meetings. All together everybody
give nine groans.
12-No school in afternooneeverybody threatened with brain fever.
13-Jessie Gillett absent-guess she's got it.
14-Last pep meeting of season. Nobody present but team.
15-Edgar didn't get a condition today.
16-Alumni home coming-record house-busted by gosh! 20-7.
19-Elma appeared with bobbed hair.
20-Bourne's store-Edgar-Gladys Mc.-scandalous!
21-Weekly sewing class learns to thread needles.
22-Teachers convention - vacation -- recupcration - rejuvenation
26-Gerber loses his three Whisker sisters: Faith, Charity and Hope.
27-Richard Gregory absent. Sprained ankle chasing a turkey.
28-Fairview defeated 17-29 at Fairview. Flat tire Don.
29-30-Thanksgiving vacation. Eat, drink and be sleepy.
3-All day spent hunting books, lost during past week's Vacation.
4-Modern History class is getting fast-talking about automobiles
while studying the middle ages.
5-Somebody practiced a singing lesson in the study hall this noon.
Who was the guilty wretch?
6-Some of the Alumni visit us. We must be attractive to others if
not to ourselves.
7-Another victory. Deer Creek defeated-now we go!
10-Chet reports broken bone in his hand. Too much Deer Creek.
Could it have been the crazy bone.
11-First speed test in typing class given. Mr. Peters, however, reports
the speed to be negative.
13-Charles swallows his chewing gum. Beulah wants to summon a
14-T. C. H. S. invades Peoria-return defeated by Manual. 'Twas
some game though.
17-State inspector of school visits us. We were all so good that we
didn't know ourselves.
18-Last call for report cards. Return them now or forever hold your
19-Mr. Wells gets snowballed returning from lunch. lf vou wish snow
balls returned, please notify Mr. Wells at once.
20-Freshmen begin to talk about Santa Claus.
21-Trivoli receives an invitation to Canton tournament. Oh boy!
2-Trivoli Wins second place at Canton tournament. Some surprise.
3-Black eyes are a rage-wonder who started such a painful fad?
4-Juniors hold a bakery sale.
7-Bick Gregory purchases an alarm clock and breaks the milk bottle.
8-Work begins in earnest on "Memoir". Now watch our smoke.
9-All pretty girls are handing in their pictures. How do photogra-
phers ever make such good pictures?
10-Three boys didn't have their English. One fainted and the other
two carried him out.
11-Mr. Wells rings bell 20 minutes too early. Time will tell who
catches the early Worm.
14-Semester exams. Faculty insist that our lives hang in the balance.
15-Graton Gerber is talking seriously about getting another shave.
16-Fairview again defeated. Basket ball team is winning fame.
18-Rooters go to Glasford in bob sleds. Did they upset? No, just
21-Junior enrollment increased. Wonder who she is?
22iHer name is Alberta Cass.
23-Girls just discovered that it is leap year. Mr. Wells reminds them
look before they leap.
--Wayne: "What are they all laughing at, teacher?"
Teacher: "You had your lesson today."
25-Basket ball team defeated by Farmington.
28-Miss Harding absent from school. No lessons.
29-We do not fear,
Or shed a tear,
'Cause leap year
1-Basket ball team goes to Brimfleld.
2-Lucille B. becomes preoccupied and declared that 2 times 6 equals
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-The ground hog did not see his shadow.
-Ted Opie declares he'll lead the B. B. team if he has to dress on
-"Make-up" of rouge and lipstick seems popular with all of the
Sun shone 5 minutes, but Jessie Gillett declares that there is sun-
shine in her heart.
-Seniors depart to have pictures taken. Such excitement over noth-
-Spring must be here-Mr. Wells wore a light suit today.
-First elocution lesson was given-we judge from sound there were
six killed and many wounded.
-Bontz has narrow escape-thirteenth of month and he forget it
was leap year.
-Basket ball team departs for Macomb. Wonder if it was parting
tears that made the roads so muddy.
16-Basketball team wins second place at Macomb. HURRAHZ
-Warren Sandal-spends wholle noon hour demonstrating how to eat
beans with a toothpick.
-Gladys McMaster was not late to school this morning. Who pre-
sented the alarm clock?
-Jessie, has her hair shingled. Edgar wants to know how much
she had to pay the carpenter.
-At time for parting, we find Violet all teary because there will be
no more nights till tomorrow night.
-Half holiday-why do they close the banks if Washington was such
an honest man ?
-Celebrate other great men's birthdays-Donald and Edgar claim
-Mr. Wells discovered that gasoline explodes-freshmen badly
-Mr. Lane of Canton smashes four cameras, raincoats and rubber
boots in order.
-Freshman planned a party.
-Party fizzled out.
-Basket ball team departs for Peoria tournament.
-School dismissed for tournament.
-Big race-two girls-two hats-two hats won. Referee-VVind.
-Nine boys bought new hats. Basket ball team picture published
-This is the month of March.
We march to school.
March to classes.
March to dinner.
And march back home.
-Warren saw a black cat.
-Mr. Wells introduces his musical relation.
17-Grayton takes his second semester shave.
18-First practice for "The Old Oaken Bucket".
19-Freshmen discard their dolls and dig up marbles.
20-Mr. Wells explains electricity. Now wasn't that shocking?
21-Scientists claim that this is the last day of winter, we claim that
it is the last day of the week. Hurrah for Saturday!
24-Spring fever. Three seniors go to sleep in Assembly. Freshmeu
sing "Rock-a-bye Baby".
25-All three seniors woke up.
26-Senior class play, "Green Stockings" selected.
27-Ruth uses curling iron for a match-doomed to bobbed hair for-
31-The March is over.
1-April Fool-nothing happened-can you believe it?
2-Janitor tells some new fish stories.
3-First track practice-essential equipment, rubber boots and over-
4-Chorus practiced-too bad.
7-Mr. Wells drives his car to school-the mud is gone forever.
8-Miss Cornelius sports a new spring hat.
9-Rain-'tain't spring anamore.
10-Ain't going to rain no more-no more.
11-Seniors begin to talk about graduation.
15-Annual goes to press.
What ever trouble Adam had,
No man in days of yore
Could say when he had told a joke,
"I've heard that one before."
Mr. Wells fto tardy studentjz 'tWhy are you late?"
Richard: "Well, a sign down here-"
Mr. Wells Cinterruptingj : "What did a sign have to do with it?"
Richard: "The sign said, 'School Ahead-Go Slow'."
A Scotnchman awoke one morning and found his wife dead in her
bed. Rushing to the stairs, he called, "Mary, Mary, cook just one egg
U Some days Addisonis chair is vacant during the few minutes. he
sits on the floor. 3 -
Senior: "I want a new hat. I'm going to work and put every
cent I make on my back."
Freshie: "Well, that wouldn't be on your head."
During one noon period Chester kindly arranged a chair by his
side for Gladys to sit on. It was gladly filled by Ted Opie---"Thanks,
Marshall could eat no candy,
Lillian could eat no creamg
Because they spend their pennies
To buy the Flivveris gasoline.
Teacher: "Johnny, give me a sentence using the word Udiad "
T em .
Johnny: "People who drink moonshine diadem sight quicker than
those who don't."
If a freshie told a iib
To people most fastidious,
VVould the little freshie cry?
Teacher: I'm amphibious.
Mr. Wells attempted to demonstrate the principle of a lever to the
science class by prying open a window, but the window stuck and one
of the live Wire freshmen attempted to explain the causez' "Must be
a spark plug, dirty, Mr. Wells-".
Peters: "Edgar, Where's your grammar?"
Edgar: "Home with Grandpa."
1. Water and oil donlt mix well.
2. Some substitutes are:
a. lSugar-Any Senior.
b. Eggs-Any Sophomore.
c. Lemons-Any Junior.
d. Green Vegetables of any kind-Any
There are meters of accent,
There are meters of tone,
But the best ofthe meters
Is to meet her alone.
There are letters of accent,
There are letters of tone,
But the best of the letters
Is to let'er alone.
'tit is ten P. M.," said Violet.
But useless did it proveg
For Ira did not understand
That P. M. meant "please move".
Is it customary for a lady to take her shoes off before climbing
the stairs late at night? Ask Miss Cornelius.
English teacher: "Who was Shakespeare's mother?"
Charles: "Robert Arden."
Mule in the barnyard, lazy and slick
Boy with a pin on the end of a stick
Sneaks up behind him slick as a mouse.
Crepe on the door of the little boy's house.
It is lucky some of the boys have two sweaters so' that one can
be rented to their best lady-friend.
She-What is your idea of a smart girl?
He-One who can make her complexion taste as good as it looks.
"Gee, this coffee is hot."
"Put some cold cream in it."
Paul: "Why do old maids go to church early?"
Margaretta: "I dunno."
Paul: "Because they want to be present when the hymns fhimsj
are given out."
A class of boys had been studying physicology and one day the
master told them to write a composition on "The Spine".
Among the many papers sent in was the following: "The spine
is a bunch of bones that runs up and down the back and holds the ribs.
The skull sits on one end and I sit on the other."
Teacher fin natural history classjz "Where is the home of the
Little Boy: "The home of the swallow is in the stummickf'
Stranger: "Where's your father?"
Youngsters "Pa's out there in the hog pen."
CStranger starts in that direction.J
Youngster: "And say, Pa's the one with a hat on."
No Joke '
Two ears and but a single tongue,
By nature's laws to man belong.
The lesson she would teach is clear,
Repeat but half of what you hear.
Teacher: Give me the three principal parts of "possum".
James: "Head, tail and feet.
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Pat and Mike tyou've heard 01' them beforej were riding in Mike's
new car. They came to a railroad crossing. HHonk your horn," said
Pat, Hhere eome's a trainf'
"You must not eat any more tonight, Willie," said his mother,
"don't you know you can't sleep on a full stomach?"
"That's all right mother," replied the youngster, HI can sleep on
Mr. Wells received the following excuse:
Dear Sir: please eggscuse johnnie. He didn't have but one pair
of pants an' I kep him home to wash them, but Mrs. O'Toole's goat
come and et them off the line and that out to eggscuse enuff, goodness
"What's the shape of the earth 7" asked the teacher, calling sud-
denly upon Eugene.
"How do you know it's round?"
"All right," said Eugene, "it's square then. I donyt want to start
If a hoot and toot a Hottentot tot
Be taught by a Hottentot tooter,
Should the tooter get hot if the Hottentot tot
Hoot and toot at the Hottentot tutor?
"Dear Clara, pardon me but I'm getting so forgetful! I proposed
to you last night but really forgot whether you said 'yes' or 'no'."
"Dear Will, so glad to hear from you! I knew that I said Ano' to
someone last night, but I had forgotten who it was."
"Dear Sir: I notice you have a vacancy for an organist and music
teacher, either lady or gentleman, having been both for several years,
I beg to apply for the position."
Sergeant: "VVhy haven't you shaved this morning?"
Atkins: "Ain't I shaved? Well, you see Sergeant, there was a
dozen of us using the same mirror and I must have shaved some other
Seen in a Restaurant
Don't make fun of your coffee.
You may be old and weak yourself some day.
Teacher: "Richard, when the Pope got the right to give the ring
and staff, what did the Emperor git?"
Richard: t'He got left out."
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Mother: "Don't you think your suit is awful loud?"
Son: "Never mind, mother, I'll put on a muffler."
Teacher: "What is the hardest part of Ancient History?"
Frank: "The stone age period."
Edgar gazed in wonder at the electric cab: "Where is the mufller
on that contraption?"
Music by Henry Ford.
FOR SALE-One good car with piston rings: two rear wheels, one
front spring. Has no fenders, seat of plank: burns lots of gas. Hard
to crank. Carburetor busted half way through, engine missing, hits
on two. Three years old, four in the spring, has shock absorbers and
everything. Radiator busted, sure does leak. Differentials dry, you
can hear it squeak. Ten spokes missing. Front all bent. Tires blowed
out, ain't worth a cent. Got lots of speed, will run like the deuce.
Burns either gas or tobacco juice. Tires all off, been run on the rim.
But a darn good Ford for the shape it's in.
Edgar: "Could a Pope get married?"
Teacher: "No, they were sinning if they did.
Edgar: "Gosh! I wouldn't want to be a Pope."
Edgar coming to class "made up" as if for the stage. Mr. Peters:
"Edgar, you are sure a well read man."
Edgar: "No, I'm not."
Mr. Peters: "Well, I meant red well."
Velma: "I heard the car chugf'
Mother: "No you didn't, the battery is in the kitchen.
Brimfield fellow upon viewing our assembly: "So this is Paris?"
Ruth K: "Yes, come in and make yourself to home."
Chet, to young man: "Who is the pretty dame you have with you
Young man" "Why, that is my wife."
At a junior class meeting some suggested selling chances on the
prettiest girl as a means of making money.
The silverware is not like doctor's medicine-to be taken after
"My son, this is an age of specialists, is there anything you can do
better than anyone else in the world?"
"Yeth, thir," lisped Don B., "I can read my own writing."
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Jinks: "I'm a man of few words."
Smith: 'tShake! ! I'm married too."
'tWhat time is it?"
"Ten to what?"
"Ten to your business."
'What is social service? Answer: Telling hair raising stories to
a bald headed man.
Teacher in Science Class: 'WVhat is salt?" . ' h
Freshie: t'StuH' that makes potatoes taste terrible without it."
Farmers boasting in village inn:
First: HI put up a scare crow and frightened the crows so none
came for a year.
Second: That's nothing. I put one in a potato field that terrified
the birds so, one rascal crow brought back some potatoes that he stole
the day before."
Sweet little Emily Rose,
She was so tired
That she sought repose.
But a brother called Clard
Put a tack in her chair,
And sweet little Emily rose.
There was a young lady named Min,
Who was so exceedingly thin,
That when she aswaded to drink lemonade,
She slipped through the straw and fell in.
Wells in geometry clasxz t'Now take your compass and draw
MI 1' .
"I l1aven't any compass."
WV.: 'tUse a dollarf'
"Will you lend me one?"
W.: 'tVVait a minute and I'll Hnd you a compass."
Once a year, newsboys of London are given an outing some place
on the Thames river, where they can swim to their heart's content.
As one little boy was getting into the river, his friend said: "John-
nie, you're pretty dirty !'l
"Yes," replied Johnnie, 'LI missed the train last year."
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If it were not
For this, here verse
There'd be a joke here
Ten times Worse.
"I want to do something big and clean before I die."
"Wash an elephant."
Dub: "My girl told me last night that I remnided her of al quo-
tation from Caesar."
"What could that be?"
Dub: " 'All gall is divided into three parts', but she thought I
got all of it."
Teacher: "Now Charles, can you give me a sentence containing
the word 'ransom'?"
Charles: "My sister's beau ran some when Pa-"
Teacher: "Class dismissed."
Mr. Gerber who didn't like Greek
Played hookey to fish in the creek.
What he caught was-Oh, well,
VVe don't just like to tell-
But he didn't sit down for a week.
The 'tMemoir" is a great invention.
The school gets all the fame.
The printer gets all the money.
But the staff gets all the blame.
Found in a freshman boy's pocket: Three marbles, one tack, a
stub pencil, four matches, a bean shooter, one safety pin, a bit of string,
a page from a Latin grammar,y two jaw breakers and a solitary 192-1
Ain't it great to be an editor
And sit up late at night,
And scratch your wool
'Til your head's so full
That you write and write and Write.
Never lose your head," said the pin.
Do a driving business," said the hammer.
Make light of everything," said the fire.
"Find a thing and stick to it," said the glue.
"The spring is here," cried the Freshman, as he took the back off
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T. C. H. S. Automobile
Spark Plug ......
Cut Out ........
Feed Line ........
Gas Tank ........
Jack ..................... ......
Shock Absorber .......
Spare Tire ...........
Crank Case .........
Drive Shaft .........
Tail Light ........
Wind Shield ......
.. .......... . ....... Brains
Haven't Any-Spent It All
If you Wish to become one of us, just make sure that Mable Kimzey
and Lloyd Richardson are vvell filled up. Then jump into the T. C.
H. S. automobile, turn Alberta Cass. pull Miss Cornelius down three
notches, step on, Elma Brooks, give Erma Harper a quick jerk, loosen
Mr. Wells, grasp the school board in both hands, take your foot off
Mildred Higgs, get up Gladys Opie and look through Gladys Linck at
the many sights along the great highway of success.
"It's the little things that tell," said the girl as she dragged her
small brother from underneath the sofa.
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Some of Us in Days Gone By
Page One Hundred Six
Out in the road two figures are engaged in an awful combat, they
rush hither and thither, tearing up the earth and producing a wierd
succession of sounds.
They can be seen quite distinctly in the intense moonlight, one the
form of a man, the other the form of a beast. Each seems to be resolved
to slay the other, and several times the man is hurled to the ground.
The one of our race seems to be getting the worst of the argument.
Occasionally we hear an oath.
It is evident that the man is fast weakening. We hear him pant
and occasionally groan.
The beast seems to be in a much better condition. Sometimes he
gives a loud roar and seems about to flee from the battle.
The battle goes on-the excitement is intense. The stillness of
the air is broken only by the breathing of the combatants.
They continue the struggle. Suddenly the man turns and flees.
He runs down the road, sobbing as if his heart would break. The beast
remains where he left it.
The man, turning suddenly aside, jerks ol? his coat, flings it aside,
spins thrice in the moonlight. There is an answering roar. The ilivver
has started at last.
Advice to Students
Early to bed and early to rise
Love all the teachers and tell them no lies,
Study your lessons that you may be wise
And buy from the firms that advertise.
Don: "Frank burned a hole in his trousers.
Mr. Peters: 'iDid he carry any insurance?"
Don: UNO! His coat tail covered the loss?
Examination paper in American History:
"Gen. Braddock was killed in the Revoluntionary war. He had
three horses shot under him and a fourth went through his clothes."
As for looks, I am not a star
There are folks better looking by far,
But my face-I donlt mind it-
For I am behind it,
It's the folks out in front that I jar.
Mr. Wells: "When a lightning rod is charged by a flash of light-
ning, what happens?"
Chet: "It thundersf'
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The Ford is my car, I shall not want another. lt maketh me to
lie down in muddy paths, it leadeth me to say profane words. lt tireth
my soul, it taketh me into the paths of disgrace, for its namesake, yea,
though I ride through the valley, I shall walk up the hill, I shall have no
comfort while it is with me. It breaketh down in the presence of mine
enemies, thou anointest my head with oil, my radiator runneth over.
Surely if the thing shall follow me all the days of my life, I shall dwell
in the bughouse forever. .
The boy sat on the moonlit deck,
His head was in a whirlg
His eyes and mouth were full of hair,
But his arms were full of girl.
He kissed her on the cheek,
It seemed a harmless frolicg
But now he's been laid up a week,
They say with painter's colic.
Jessie to Mac at piano: "Play 'On the Back Porch'."
Mas: "How can I, there isnlt one here."
WANTED-A man to undertake the sale of a new patent medi-
cine. The advertiser guarantees that it will be profitable to the under-
"Did you kill the moths 'with the moth balls I recommended?"
asked the druggist.
"No I didn't!" said the customer, "I sat up all night and didn't hit
a single moth."
A little boy had been punished by his mother one day and that
at bed time he prayed thus: "Dear Lord, bless Papa, Sister Lucy and
Brother Frank and Uncle Fred and Aunt Mary. Amen."
Then looking up into his mother's face he said: "I suppose you
noticed that you weren't in it."
The fee simple and the sImple fee
And all the fees entail,
Are nothing when compared with thee,
Thou best of fees-female.
Johnnie: "Please give me another piece of cake, mother."
Mother: "No more cake tonight, you will burst."
Johnnie: "Then pass the cake and get out of the way."
Page One Hundred Eight
The Store for Men and Young Men
428 Main Street
Opposite Palace Theater
FOR QUALITY AND SERVICE TRADE AT
We Desire Your Trade and Will Try
to Serve You Well
L. I-I. MacDonald
Groceries and Meats
TRIVOLI : : ILLINOIS
Page One Hund d
When a business is established in a community an
obligation exists for both the community and the mer-
chant. The business capacity of a community is gauged
by the progressiveness of its business houses. The mer-
chant is judged by his service to that Vicinity.
Realizing these facts I am endeavoring to give to the
public the best possible in service, quality and prices.
You will find my stock complete in a general line of mer-
YOUR PATRONAGE IS APPRECIATED
J. R. BOURNE
"The Corner Store"
Page One Hundred Ten
IF YOU WANT INSURANCE OF ANY KIND
IN A RELIABLE COMPANY -- SEE
Ralph E. Dubiars
EAT - EAT - EAT
Schappauglvs Lunch Room
When In Trivoli
CIGARS, CIGARETTES, CANDY AND CHEWING GUM
SODA POP AND ICE CREAM
WE SELL DAISY BRAND ICE CREAM4BULK OR BRICK.
VVE TAKE ORDERS FOR PARTIES, PICNICS OR SOCIALS
R. A. SWAN, Barber-First Class Work All the Time
C. R. SCHAPPAUGH, Prop.
"Say It With Flowers"
Loveridge, the Florist
CHOICE CUT FLOWERS A SPECIALTY
423 Main Street PEORIA, ILL.
L. B. Baylnr
Stationery - Paints - Chinaware
Shoes and Hosiery
Page One Hundred Eleven
Trivoli State Bank
46k on 'ljime Deposits
This is a Good Time for the Boys and Girls to Start
a Savings Account at Their Home Bank
Hammond 8 Stewart
Authorized Ford 'Service and Sales
The Best Equipped Ford and Fordson Service Station
in This Territory, Using Genuine
FORD PARTS ONLY
We Use the Ford Repair Schedule Charges on All
It's Much Cheaper for the Owner
TRIVOLI - :- ILLINOIS
5 nu I
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G A R A G E
Star, Durant and Columbia Six
Goodyear Tires - Exide Batteries
Accessories and Storage
Dr. Fash, Dentist
Best Sets of Teeth-315.00 Gold Crowns-37.50
Office over Petrini 8: Pozzi Ice Cream Parlors
I SUIT YOU
Suits and Overcoats Made to Order
Velvet and Plushes Steamed and Cleaned
French Dry Cleaning Pressing and Repairing
"A Satisfied Customer My Best Asset"
Over Farmington Picture Theater
COME IN AND GET ACQUAINTED WITH U13
The Bank of Farmington
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS-560,000.00
"The Bank That Service Built"
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Do You Want
A CURE FOR CARE
HELP TO CARRY YOUR LOAD
TO COME CLOSER TO GOD
SOMETHING WORTH WHILE TO THINK
ABOUT AND LIVE FOR?
Come and loin Us
"Not to be ministered unto, but to minister
The Trivoli Methodist
Page One Hundred Fourteen
Peoria Creamery Company
THE WORLD'S FINEST CREAMERY
Manufacturers of and Dealers in
DAIRY PRODUCTS AND PRODUCE
CASH BUYERS OF CREAM EGGS AND
Farmer's Co-operative Company
GRAIN - COAL - HARDNVARE
N 1 l
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J. A. Hayes
Pa e One Hundred Sixteen
Wholesale and Retail
Stationer and Office
220 So. Jefferson Ave.
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Alfred C. Steenburg
BANK E3 C rr
WITH Ompany PAYS
BAN K E RS
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS 375,000
MAKE OUR BANK YOUR HOME
YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME HERE
Mrs. E. Christy
LADIES! READY-TO-VVEAR AND MILLINERY
Dubiars 8 Kelly Garage
ACCESSORIES OF ALL KINDS
The shop where overhaul jobs go out as near perfect
as can be done, every car being worked on or inspected
by ourselves and not being left to some careless mechanic.
Page One Hundred Seventeen
Lewis J. Gauss
Ice Cream and Candies
Petrini 8 Pozzi
ICE CREAM PARLOR
Candy, Cigars, Tobaccos and All Kinds of
West Fort St. FARMINGTON, ILL. Phone 46
Drs. Plumer 8 Grimm
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Tuttle 53' Wasson
GROCERIES 1 NQTIONS 4 HARDVVARE W
CRAMER - ILLINOIS
Edward H. Kessler 8' Co,
CRAMER - ILLINOIS
VVe Purchase and Sell Most All Kinds of
SEEDS - HAY - STRAVV - GRAIN
Ixcluclirig Corn on the Cob
I, JOHN B.W1LToN
RICHARD S. WILTON
JAMES B. W1LToN
A Phone 4-0169
gl Gfble Wilton
If Funeral Directors
32250, A5555 St. I I E02leglIL193il94vv
The Born-Reid-Morgan Co., Inc.
Wholesale and Retail
PAINTS, VARNISHES, BRUSHES and GLASS
of Every Description
PEORIA, - ILLINOIS
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J. A. PLUMER
Trivoli Farmer's Co-operative Co.
Stands for just what the name implies-for TRIVOLI, for
'the FARMER and for CO-OPERATION, for town and
country as a community pulling together for bigger and
ARE YOU PULLING?
The Good Maxwell
:SALES AND SERVICE
AGENCY FOR WONDER TRACTOR
DuMars 8' Kelly Garage
REAL ESTATE TITLES AND SETTLEMENT
Edward E. Gale
ATTORNEY AT LAW
1007 Peoria Life Building PEORIA, ILLINOIS
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Portman's Sporting Goods
Fill Every Need
ONCE - ALVVAYS
Baseball, Track, Tennis, Golf, Canoes, Bathing Apparel,
Fishing Tackle, Croquet, Football, Basketball
Duxbak and Kamp-It Outing Clothing
Guns and Ammunition
G. N. Portman Co.
fOpp0site Court Houseb
122 N. Adams Street PEORIA, ILL.
Wholesale -- Retail
Wholesale Prices to Schools and Colleges
Edson Smith 8 Sons
Majestic, Monarch and Other Ranges
Perfection and Other Oil Stoves
Heating, Plumbing and Tinwork
Excellent Workmen and a Desire to Give You Prompt
Service, Courteous Treatment and a Right Price
G. H. Hudson
HIGH GRADE GROCERIES - DRY GOODS - SHOES
LOWEST PRICES AT ALL TIMES
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R. L. Murphy
BLACKSMITH AND HORSESHOER
GENERAL REPAIR WORK
TRIVOLI, - ILLINOIS
C. W. CUSHING
Illinois Mutual Casualty
HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE
Pays Benefits for Every Kind of Accident or Sickness,
Whether at Work, Play or Rest
In the Shop, in the Street or in the Home
HOME OFFICE - PEORIA, ILLINOIS
O. L. MCCORD, President
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A Dandy Place to Eat
Jefferson and Fulton Streets
on the Corner-Second Floor
EXCELLENT FOOD SUPERIOR COFFEE
Leon H. Smith
Wjli- N Optometrist
Eyes Tested I Broken Lenses
if ttt., Frames Repaired Duplicated
With C. A. SMITH, The Jeweler
Phone 240 Farmington, Illinois
J. W. Abbott
WALK-OVER SHOES BALL-BAND BOOTS
8 N. Main Street Phone 167
J. C. Cowser
FURNITURE AND RUGS
Linoleum, etc. Columbia Grafonolas
Page One Hundred Twenty-three
COMPLI MENTS OF
Harry R. Scranton
Candidate for Re-Election
I Will Appreciate Your Vote
August C. Grebe
PRESENT RECORDER OF DEEDS
Candidate for Re-Election
PRIMARY DAY, APRIL 8
W. B. Elliott
CORONER OF PEORIA COUNTY
Candidate for Re-Election
APRIL Sth, 1924.
JAMES A. CAMERON ALPHON L. ANDERSON
Cameron Sf Anderson
LATTORNEYS AT LAW
PEORIA, -1- ILLINOIS
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The Pyke Studio
107 So. Jefferson St. lOpposite Court Housej
Photography of the t'Better Sort"
MILES FULLER FRANK BRISENDINE
120 S. Jefferson St.
Stationers School Supplies
You can get good pictures just as soon as you get a KODAK.
With a handful of film cartridges in one pocket, a Kodak in the
other, and you are equipped for a picture-taking tour of the world.
We are headquarters for Kodak supplies of all kinds in the gen-
uine Eastman quality. No substitutes at this store. It's the best
LET US FINISH YOUR FILMS
Sutliif 8 Case Co.
312-314 S. ADAMS ST. PEORIA, ILL.
1308 Peoria Life Building
PEORIA, - ILLINOIS
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Council Bluffs Remedy Co.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA - BERKLEY, CALIFORNIA
All Goods Are Sold on a Guarantee
We Have Everything for All Kinds of Stock
ci-ms. DIKEMAN, Agent
I.. cmcf R.
Sporting Goods Co.
215 So. Jefferson St.
PEORIA, -:- ILLINOIS
I-Ianna City State Bank
THE FARMERS' BANK
Capital and Surplus-335,000.00
H. B. Pinkerton, Pres. H. W. Harding, Vice-Pres.
J. F. Fuller, Cashier S. J. McCahron, Asst. Cash.
MOELLER, the Tailor
330 Fulton Street
A Fit That Will Fit - And Goods That Are Good
All Work Guaranteed to Satisfy
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We have endeavored to make this
book interesting to all who may
read it. If you derive but the least
bit of pleasure from Memoir, We
shall know that our work has not
been in vain.
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