Union City Area High School - Anvil Yearbook (Union City, PA)

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J 5 1 F2965 of Umxionm City II-lliglhm Sclhmwll 4' ' Volume XIV May, 1928 W Published by x Q? THE SENIOR CLASS 'N ' - any 1 .. .nlifli ix 53- 1 " 1,1 . 3 Y ll ku 0 r 1 l F O R E W O R D i XYe. the Seniors, present to you this Anvil with the hope that in days to l come yon may look at these pages and 1 recall those halcyon days when you were in high school. XYQ, the Members of the Anvil Board, have entleavored to give to you our best, but, knowing that there is nothing' perfect in this world, we ask that you overlook all deficiencies. lf W you Find this book to be a true reniin- der of your high school days, we shall feel that our goal has been attained. X Page two N . Zlllil. I 1 3 "" ' :' -4 i , LJ , Q - A ggi' A qtgeivv 4 A., f- 0.' 1- ' ' ' l L f.. m' A C 0 N T E N T S Faculty . Classes Athletics Drama Activities Literary Features Advertisements P J three ' 1 -' DIR . XT' - do A , - 'qi f -' I wwf 55 Q -Q f W, I may TS J 'ff' Q . 'TU -- Page four GUI in. 1 lj' 1375! 1,S'x" :f- l' Q .' 1 " r ' it L. ei XYe. the Class of '28, hereby Llecliczlte this fourteenth Vol- ume of the Anvil to our Alma Mater. U I1 i 0 ll C i t y H i g' h School, in loving' ancl grateful appreciation of her work in preparing us for the future. QP 8, 9 .CQ nf 'N 0 Page five' 'YQ' -'-:F if 5 351 -gf :' - 4 .9'L"j'T0ff- -,i- ...- -QQ 3? THE ANVIL ------- RU ' 3 -J - -qs. if K ' n f 'I 1 1 f Page six Aigivx an 4. . Qs- eff' 4-g- - 'L . THE ANVIL e -X rw? L J . 'J' x e,,i:f i. f.. Yfvb ll. N. Foster ,,,,,, .,.........,, P resident Ray H. Gates 7,,,... ,..... X 'ice-President j. V. B. Smiley ...... .......... S ecretary Milton M. Rouse ...,.. ...... T reasurer john F. Duncombe Wie, the Class of '28, hereby take pleasure in expressing our appreciation of our friends and advisors, the members of the school board. They have helped us in many ways. Oi these, the changing' of the type- writing room and the installing of the new Univent Ventilators have been the most appreciated. VVe were very sorry to lose two of our board, Mrs. A. B. Treat and Mr. G. D. Eldred. Mrs. Treat was the first woman president of the board. She served us faithfully for several years. XYe want to thank her for all the help she has given us. Mr. llldred also served at his post for eleven years and in all that time did his best to help make our school a pleasanter place in which to study. And lastly we wish to welcome our new members. Mr. Duncombe and Mr. Rouse, who we are sure have our best interests at heart. M' Q3 r in , 'wa Page seven 4' 'V r ,- K JU . l -Lai- ' X 321. 22- THE ANVIL X , 9' Y' ' f. W W The Class of '28 wishes to express its apprccizltion to Dr. G. Morgan Davis for his guidance during the past three years. Q9 , 3 W M 0 --- 9 ! ' vw age ezgEZ ' Q' 4 .A. u d u ' " " fx. W 1 K Q Wvfmi 1 . 1' -41 1 C3 is A Q SS i? F A I P 'DS 4, u ed are-af-f--26 ep . ABNF 'S' X ' 3 it FACULTY 1 G. Morgan Davis, A. M., B. D., Ph. D. Supervising Principal Dr. Davis was graduated from Buck- nell, from Hamilton Tlieological Semi- nary, and received a Ph. D. degree from l . . ' Grove City College. He was in the Mina istry for twenty years and taught in the Franklin High School for eight years. He has heen Supervising' Principal of Union City High School for the past three years. 1 l Lillian Reis Pierce, A. B. Principal of High School Latin II and IV, French I and II 'Mrs Pierce was graduated from Alle- gheny College, took extension work from Pennsylvania State College, and also a course at Chautauqua Summer Schools. She has taught in the following schools: Limestone High School, Limestone, N. Y., for two years: Cuba High School, Cuba, N. Y., one year, Sandy Lake High School, Sandy l.ake, Pa., one year: and Harbor Creek High School, Harbor Creek, Pa., three years. I af J ' ies? Page ten Lu .. fL:,i!:' 1 31551 31- 1 " 'g. - 3 K lil F A c U L T Y Katherine Agard Musicg Drawing Miss Agard studied music oi Professor Hunt, of Erie, and also graduated irom Professor XYilson's Piano School at Cor- ry. She studied vocal work with Madame Laukow, of New York, and later with l Professor Parsons, oi the same city. She studied art of private teachers. She has taught music and drawing in the Union 1- Z, . 1 . 6 . Lity Public Schools since 1902 and is now retiring. Mary Kathryn Porter, Litt. B. Coach of Girls' Athleticsg Hygiene Eng- lish II: History II Miss Porter. whose home is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, graduated from Grove City College in 1927. Lois V. Gregory, A. B. English Ig Science I A Miss Gregory was graduated from Ed- inhoro State Normal. She has held the following' positions: Principal at VVatts- hurg: Primary teacher at Ellsworth, Pa.: Assistant Principal at Curevensyille, Pa.: and Science teacher at jeffersonville, In- diana. She received her A. B. degree Q9 from Asbury College, and she has been 'ISS engaged in missionary work for several We years. lil , we a -- e 1 - .. vm i- -. Page eleven f 'NX -P u 9 , u 0f6 i.1 231 ni F A C U L T Y X Earl L. Magill Coach of Boys' Athletics: History III: Hygieneg Commercial Geographyg Vocational Civics Mr, Magill, whose home is in Du Bois, Pennsylvania, attended Clarion Normal School in 1922-'23, and graduated from 1 indiana State Teachers College in 1927. In 1926 he was assistant football coach at Franklin High School, and in 1927 bas- ketball coach at Falls Creek High School. l Harriet Clark Humphrey, A. B. Head of English Department English II, III, and IV Miss Humphrey graduated from Alle- gheny College and has attended summer sessions at the Institute of Pennsylvania State Graduate School and New York University. She has taught English here for the past three years. l 1 A. Bernadine Plotzer Head of Commercial Department Shorthand I and IIg Typewriting I Bliss Plotzer lives at Indiana, Pa. She was a student at Miss Conley's School for Girls at Pittsburgh, did Secretarial NYork for live years. studied Commercial Teacher Training at lndiana Teachers College, attended their summer school, and attended The Erie Branch of Uni- versity of Pittsburgh. Vie are sorry to Q9 lose Miss Plotzer, as she has taught here ,W four years. il nl A . .- -. 0 xl I Page twelve w 'F X S 455, 214 ' ffl? '11-Q' THEANVIL ' w r lm - 'g h . ff 5 p J gi mb Q FACULTY Ralph W. Anderson Biologyg Sociologyg Economics: Com- mercial Arithmeticg Ancient Historyg Economic Civicsg Public Speaking Mr. Anderson was graduated from State Teachers' College, at Edinboro, where he also took post graduate work. He has taken summer courses at Chau- tauqua and Mt. Gretna, Extension Course ironi Edinboro, and residence work at the University of Pittsburgh and State Col- lege. He has held the following positions: Principal at Lincolnville, Principal at Kinzuag teacher of Science and Mathe- matics at Brookville, Indianag Principal at Millerton, Pa., and Principal at North XVarren, Pa. He has taught in Union City High School since 1922. Hayes Charles Shellito Chemistryg Physicsg Algebra I Mr, Shellito graduated from Clarion Normal School and also took a year of graduate work there. He had studied for Five summers at Pennsylvania State Col- lege and has taken a course from the Eric Branch of the University of Pittsburgh. He has held the following positions: As- sistant-Principal at Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Assistant Principal of High School at Seaford, Delaware, Prin- cipal of High School. Snowshoe, Pa.g and Principal of High School, Sheakleyville, Pa, He has taught here for the past txvo years. l ll 'Nw Q M Page thirteen . R ,'.g,:,'f f ""' s w. .. 4 ' w- dxf . 0 Ti- do -f ' rf V li-2 -Cid f N ng f X -a l uh f... H F A C U L T Y Gertrude E. Swanson, A. B. Algebra IIQ Latin Ig Plane Geometryg Solid Geometry 1 Miss Swansoxfs home is in Latrobe, l Pennsylvania. lu 1926 she graduated l from Allegheny College. She has taught here for the past two years and we regret that this is her last year here. Ruth Eleanor Thomas Bookkeepingg Typewriting Hg Commer- cial Geographyg Business English Miss Thomas was born at Punxsutaw- ney, Peunyslvania. She graduated from Indiana State Normal School in l926. This is her second year of teaching here and we regret that she will not be here in the future. LAS? . el rl' ll N uf Page fourteen 1,9- X- -11 U v nf F J 1 If 3 1 W' 'X f I , -s f XVC, the Class of '23, wish to take this an . 1portu11ity to ex- press our apprccizxtio " ll to BIlbS I'Iot7c1' 'md NI' . . . lss Hl1I111Jl11'C3' for their kind interl' ' est .md helpfulness dur ing the past year. .vi Page fifteen 1 H 1 2451'- SZP F35 Z -v f ff- tlfifil f J "1 g2g. z: " 1-19 THE ANV11, X 3 QS, , +- - 3 Y i l 'VK P- iff' p Sentiments of the Board 'T' l Getting' out an Annual is no picnic. lf we print jokes, people say we are sillyg If we clon't, they Say we are ton serious. If we clip things frmmi wther niagazincs NVQ are two lazy to write them ourselvesg If we clon't, we are stuck on mu' own stuff. If we stick close to the job all clay, XYe ought to he hunting' up matcrialg lf we :lo get out to hunt for some, Vlve should he stuclying. lf we rlon't print coiitrilmtiuiis ' XYC clonlt appreciate geniusg lf we flu print them, Our Annual is filled with junk. Now like as not someone will Say xxvff swiped this frmn some magazine. XYe did. W . 33 , l Page sixteen 1 7:51. -2 in H Ad 4 -- X v w f it , 0 5 E N il 0 IR 5 1 'X X. S X + fffw f' ax fm V X fm f't Q VE, , , LJ-1 "ia an My ku X! if f HSM: l . Page seventee A 3- ,41-: K, if A -:.::ef-- f-:-ww. A 1 ., ' '0' ' 1 'ff ' 'PV Y '- . E, , , THE ANVIL f QF l 4 , .5 lap C 2 , Q.. KI' C m' G r CAREFREE 425 DAYS On September 6, 1924, the Class of '28, a band of ninety axvestricken . Freshies entered the portals of the Union City High School. Here they were to toil for four long years. Thus it seemed then, but noxv that we are so near the close of our vigil, we wish the years had not passed so quickly, Wie soon learned that we had more than the required material for a peppy class. At our first class meeting john Bennett was chosen to guard us from the 1nany perils to be found on the road to the second milestone, f y . . . i "Sophomore" Our main social events for this year were a cornroast, the lipworth League Banquet, and a dance. r ln our Sophomore year our class. having gained some much-needed experience, began to Find considerable athletic material in our ranks, and our members began to take noted places on the teams. Vve did not have many social functions this year, but made ourselves known as 'fthen wide- awake class. Junior year dawned with a noticed decrease in our ranksf And were we busy! After great expenditure of effort, our play, 'ivvhen a Feller Needs a Friend," proved to be a great success. Our banquet and prom for the Seniors were novel, the prom being held in the pavillion at Canadohta Lake 1 instead of in the City Hall. By means of numerous rummage sales, the play, and sales of delectable candy made by ourselves, we started our XVashington Fund. l , Now we are Seniors. XVe are nearing the final milestone, and on it is the word "Commencementf, This brings visions of precious diplomas and y our class clad in caps and gowns. lYe have striven faithfully during our l sojourn here. XYe have taken part in all activities, and the school is losing many of her best athletes. And ever in front of us is our goal after gradua- lLl0l'liX'V21Sl'llI1gtOI'l. By selling seeds and Christmas cards, and by giving special programmes, we hope to attain this goal. VVe have enjoyed all our 'ovs and tribulations and the facultv has not failed to su J Jlv the latterl. 1 . , , , r Three cheers for U. C. H. S., and may the Class of '28 keep her high ,V Q9 ideals forever! gy Autumn Lucille Smith. W N ll . ..... aaaa . Page eighteen Q9 il ll AUTUMN LUCILLE SMITH "Fi-eckles" K'Autie" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 45 Latin Club, 1, Bird Club, 2: Junior-Senior Banquet Committee, 33 Oratorical Contest, 3, Class Recording Secretary, 4, Class Historian, 45 Class Basketball, 4, Class Play, 4, Salutatorian, 4. "Autie" takes the cake when it comes to big words, beauty remedies, and superior knowledge. And another thing, we all Wonder why the Fresh- men fellows go to her for advice, send her valen- tines, etc., etc., etc.!! Autie's a good sport and here's luck to her! M. ELEANOR STRANAHAN "Strannie" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 13 Bird Club, 2g Class Corresponding Secretary, 45 Assistant Editor, Anvil, 4, Class Basketball, 4. She has mischief in her eyes and a sweet smile for everyone-especially one. Strannie is a future physical ed teacher. Don't you envy her pupils? Who draws our cartoons? Strannie! HOWARD CARLBURG "Howdy" "Swede" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 49 Latin Club, 13 Rifle Club, 23 Class Play, 35 Junior-Senior Banquet Committee, 33 Class Treasurer, 47 Football, 4g Assistant Editor, Anvil, 4. Gaze upon the likeness of this likeable young man. Can you not see literary ability written there? "Swede" is our walking library, for he certainly can pick out good books. He likes to take his time and does, but you're going to hear more about him before long. Some say that Howdy is the wise cracker in the Senior soup. Here's hoping he never goes back to the bowl. fha., L 'STS-754' 4 C ug. G B s .... - C.. ' 22238 5337 Q EIEQQ SYN CE Q.: fe -' Wm 1+ co I2 f-ffyimf' Wim O 'cf Q" if mm 58.22. when E- mommy? 5 mgmssfcg' cn gwiigs- F fs -. " Q :- 5'SfQ"'gg."?w2?g M... FQPUK? M go., cn 9, ' omfpnog-.-P U1 U2--oil-9"4L4mQn-lm ,.n-sw Wgw-1 g .-'go - 544-v-D. '4 " E f-emi: m are mms' m -- m cuzsmgwfl ,., Evwow V gsw5B'gmgE'S-'g' W ca-mags:-'2'w 2 avi-Q5 Tiny? 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'MNH Wu .meow ' MMR I Y' , Q, mv 1' ' .1 Q' I E E Z Q 'fi , . 4 l WU Page nineteen I i 1 ge-215 on -1 ' Y J! u .. ..-.:,if,g x Y 11,53 4 . ' 'W -'-1 JD' THE ANVII 1 Q ' + ..t w '- X of 'U V1 g I ff" K Yi' w ,. '- ' f " fl ' 5 Q ' f. S E N I O R S NORMA ALFORD "Al" Lander High School, 1, 2, U. C. H. S., 3, 4, A. ' A., 3, 4. 1 "Al" has the face of a madonna, However, appearances are often deceiving, for she is a girl who likes fun and lots of it. Norma always has a smile for everyone. ELEANOR MIRIAM BALDWIN "Ellie" . A. A., 1, 2, 3, 45 Latin Club, 1, Bird Club, 2. If "innocence is bliss," this little girl must live in Paradise. The big, bad world, whenever men- tioned within her hearing, makes her eyes grow round with wonder and horror. How could any one do things like that? But t'Ellie"'is a pretty good kid for all of that. JOHN JOSEPH BENNETT "Johnny" ', A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4g Class President, 15 Bird Club, 9 2, Secretary, Student Council, 3, Athletic Council, Q 3, Baseball, 33 Captain, 35 Business Manager Class 5 Play, 35 Assistant Business Manager, Anvil, 3, I Junior-Senior Banquet Committee, 3, Business Man- E ager, Anvil, 4, Basketball, 3, 45 Class Play, 4. E And here we have the perfect gentleman and E 2 champion prize-fighter-such a combination, but the . S truth. Johnny's Irish fvery much Irishj blood makes 5 him go in for everything with all he has, and he S usually comes out on top. Underneath his calm S brow lie lofty ideals which will make him a great Q man, some day. , 2 . R 5 2 LAURA MAE BRADLEY 3 A. A., 1, 2, 3, Latin Club, 1, Bird Club, 2. 3 'tStill water runs deep." But Mae certainly is 1 g not quiet when you know her. She is a model Girl E Scout and is very active along scouting lines. Who A S helps out at bake anal rummage sales? Why ask 'Z ' You know. ANNA MARGARET BULANDO A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 1, Bird Club, 2. Her hobbies are talking, studying, and churn- ming with her Kathryn. Anna's eyes are black, and ' they sparkle with friendship for everyone. 4 d I . MQ-J 'A .... 4,- a wil Q- 1 Page twenty fe Quf avu .2 .J -J: ,. 42, Q A XA ! .3 tl S E N 1 o R S il RODNEY EUGENE CLARK "Rod" A A. A., 1, 2, 3, 43 Bird Club, 2, Banquet Com- mittee, 35 Cheer Leader, 4, Assistant Business Man- ' ager, Anvil, 4, Class Play, 4. When me and my Ford come down the street, the fragrance of Ma Clarkls perfume is wafted on 3, . the breeze from our Beau Brummel's hanky. This 4, " future shoe-dealer, is noted for his way with the E . 4 women and he has reason to be. 5 F JOHN MARVIN COOPER i'J0hnny" 'gI'ercy" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 43 Latin Club, lg Rifle Club, 1, 2g I Class Vice-President, 23 Bird Club, 2, Cheer Leader, 25 Class President, 3, Class Play, 3, Baseball, 35 Basketball, 3, 4, Football, 3, 45 Captain, 45 Coach 2 Senior Boys' Class Basketball, 4, Class Play, -1. ,f S "Percy" is Jollity personified. His contagious P! laughter even breaks down the carbon-copy frown f - of the Faculty. As an athlete, as a comedian, and in all activities, Johnny shinesgand howl ' , I PAUL MARVIN DEWEY A A A. A., 1. 2, 3, 4, Rifle Club, 25 Bird Club, 25 Class Basketball, 4. Right this way, folks., This is the only living . specimen of a big butter and egg man who went to New York and said, "Wrap up the Woolworth ' Building. I'll take it with me." Paul likes to talk more than he likes to study. wA1vE M. FILEGAR QE.. ' A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Bird club, 2. There is a stir in the room. You look up, and if behold! Waive has breezed in, with a frown marring her usually platid face. Talk about pep, she has it! . . 5 KENNETH EUGENE FISK "Bennie" f 2 A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Football, 1, 2, 4. - 5 "Kennie" goes in for broken ankles and football. V K 'Q E Unfortunately, these two cannot go together. So .. before the season was over we lost one of our best """' 9 men. He likes to whistle, too. f -S . Q. 5 3 M mmm ' A5 N lf 'Nl B K Page twenty-off 1 I . VKVV E M 0' UV, K ' U -3 M- fi.:i?,,5.' gif Q Q Q. -- -- .3 Jw J bi SENIORS MILLIE ELIZABETH FISK "Mil" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 49 Latin Club, 15 Captain Class Basketball, 4. Here come our mischievous study hall cut-up with all her dimples in full play. Millie is likeable from the top of her head to the tips of her toes. She shows a decided preference for Swedes. MERLE FITCH A. A., 1, 2, 3, 45 Bird Club, 2. Our economist is so pessimistic that even his knees knock when it comes to arguing with the fair sex. Merle believes experience is the best teacher. Some day he will awake and find the only girl wait- ing and thenl. KATHRYN ELIZABETH FRANCE "Kay" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Council, 23 Basketball, 2, Coach, Freshmen Girls' Basketball, 4. "Kay" is a dynamo of energy. Her eyes liter- ally send out sparks, but beware her temper! She is the chief hope of the Senior Girls' B, B. team. Oh, yes, we nearly forgot that she' believes that 'iLadies prefer blondes," too! LYDIA B. GREGOR A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 1g Bird Club, 2. Lydia arrives every morning in the Ford. We wonder if it's all the "car's" fdid you say car?J fault that she is late so often. Some one has already fallen for this blonde, so don't crowd boys. KENNETH FRANCIS HANLIN "Kennie" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 47 Latin Club, 1g Bird Club, 29 Class Basketball, 45 Football, 4, Class Play, 4. Speaking of the Rock of Gibraltar, 'AKennie" would make a good twin for it, because he's immov- able when it comes to his opinions. His chief ambi- tion is to get along without any ambition. 33 ff W , A ggi J -1 JW Page twenty-two l " .-:if ,5 fV .. A - "' H ANVIL , "5:2-'f- , 2- 4 e 5 T E QW? tg- fa J t xx u ' ' K ji .h if UI! 0 S E N l 0 R S G JOYCE IRENE HUNTER "Joe" 4 A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Bird Club, 2. w 04 . t'Joe" has a heart of the same material that's f-gf' Q' E ,si found in the pot at the rainbow's end. She is one 111.14 E on whom you ran always depend, and someday some onels going to '4fall" hard for her. E . . WW DONALD FRANCIS KING "Don" My . A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Latin ciiib, 1, Bii-A club, 2, Class Basketball, 4g Football, 45 Class Play, 4. E Don is gentle and peaceable, but when he gets 3 into an argument he never comes out till it's over. E "Dink's" chief occupation is supplying sticks and Q more sticks of gum to the blushing girls around our - 2 school. 5 2 R JoYcE E. KING E 1 E A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Historian, 1, 2, 3, Latin 5 Club, 13 Bird Club, 2, Class Treasurer, 2, Cheer Q Leader, 35 Class Play, 3, Junior Banquet Commit- B tee, 3g Vice-President, Student Council, 3g Basket- S ball, 2, 3, 4, Captain, 4, Assistant Editor, Anvil, 4, S 5 Coach, Sophomore Girls' Basketball, 45 Valedictor- S ian, 4. 4 She is just the original "A-B-C" girl- which . , means she excels in athletics, brains, and cooking. . 2 Who keeps the other teams from making baskets? Our fmud7D guard most certainly! With her shin- E . ing curls and her sunny smile Joyce is a real friend - . to everyone. I ROBERT JAMES LANING t'Bob" A "Buttercup" 9 ' A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Bird Club, 25 Class Play, 4. A E You all know Bob, the big, athletic boy, but do L any of you know, 'tButtercup','? Where he found ig such a nickname, we do not know, maybe his fav- orite sport is picking the flowers he's named after. , ff I Q "Buttercup'l is the champion blusher. fOr rather S I t F was until t'Margaret" appeared upon the scenelj . VIOLA MERYDITH LE SEUR "Calamity Jane" if J' 1 2 A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Bird Club, 2. F 1 5 We used to call her t'Calainity Jane," but now W.. S she's one of 1he Three Musketeers-Waive, Ruth, . 15 2 and Viola are almost inseparable. Vi says that ' brunettes are the most intelligent. We wonder why! A' Q '57 E 1 5 ll, , Qi Je 9 J. 53 . - -a Page twenty-three l i W 5 l-1 E .isif 37 X. .... .. a A- In - - Elissa. l X ANVIL , L '- i . flap 'E' xf,,-- 13 ll U f... W S E N I O R S FRANK LOCKWOOD "Frankie" - AA - ,gf i - at A A A 1 2 3 4 Bird Club, 2 Banquet Com ' .W , 1' Qjf mittee, 3. . Heart throbs! Listen-"pat, pat, pat." Why? V A ,,,. Because this is the irresistible lover himself and , ' -' only John Gilbert can equal his appeal. Frankie's V U Q , Q our faithful score keeper at all the basketball games. 7 ' 2 - games. 22 Q , Erma S ' 'Sw . ' S 4 f , ' S W S WINIFREI3 MARY MARLOWE "Fritz" 5 -, y - , I- A A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Secretary, 2, Class Treas- S ' , 2 urer, 35 Junior-Senior Committee, 33 Specialty, Jun- S ,, lor Play, 3, Athletic Council, 43 Basketball, 2, 3, 4g is .W fi V E Captain, 23 Class Play, 4. ' , 5 "Fritz" is our dainty little forward and can 5 she make baskets? Well ask us! They say she can Q - S csok, tim, but we never took the risk of finding out. ' ,, -' 'e're eaving that to some fortunate chap. g -5 S S 'v MARY GERTRUDE MATHEWS "Gert" ji 5 S 3Can1lXiidEe Springs High School, 1, 2, U. C. H. , .1 -A -.,4s . 43.4. , ' n V V l Applause! and more of it. Our Senior song V , bird has rendered a solo and has left us dangling i breathlessly from high "C," Gert is also a cham- ,V pflonhnote writer. She comes from the country, but , . s e ates to admit it. ' .. ii 4.5 A! S Ie 1 IRENE H. ivIAYs "Beans" A' ' AA. A., I, 2, 3, A, Latin Club, 1, Bii-ii Club, 29 Junior-Senior Banquet Committee, 35 Specialty, I 4 Class Play, 35 Class Basketball, 4. ' Do not confuse "Beans,' with Heinz's other fifty-six varieties-especially the pickles! She has A Cleopatra eyes and a Christian Endeavor nose, both L olf whichh slime iflzses to advantage. There are two t ings w ic 'A eny" detests: her middle name and .ff her freckles. , . . I E iw: . it ,gg 'Q 1 U ' A VIRGINIA MCCRAY "Gin" . 2 4.4. A A. A., I, 2, 3, 4 5 Latin Club, 1, Bird Club, 2, , 'Iffjkfi,.,,,g,,,lg:'iffh1if.. -"if Class Basketball, 4. ' A 1 L'Always" is Gin's favorite song. She sings M, , - it. to her Bill, and we bet he likes it, too. This sweet . A I girl lS one of the girls among' our number who . . Evears a diamond, that glistening goodbye to free- . i.i. ..... .. I om. 53 V il ,i Q J 9 70 ii' ' Page iwenty-four - " R -.- X J .. 3 , 9. I .I X I' F YD I A -'-l-U" .. THE ANVIL r ' KEEP?" . - oi f it me rf ,g SENIORS INEZ LILLIAN Monsn A, A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Bird Club, 2. ig.. '-f l- -f,...vt e -,-' My heavens, where's the parrot? Oh, our mis- take. It's Lillian herself. No other. How couldhshe ' 'ihi N'fV:H,' , be? Lillian has very special friends in the Windy ' City. REBECCA MULKIE "B9CkY" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 45 Latin Club, 1, Bird Club, 23 Class Play, 3, Junior-Senior Banquet Committee, 35 Class Basketball, 4. "Silence is golden," but perhaps "Becky" doesn't care for the molten metal. We know one fno, two? things she does care for. She cheers loud- ly while he plays football. Oh, dear, why did we have to give it away? DOROTHY MARIE SCHMEIDER "Dot" Academy High School, Erie, Pa., 1, A. A., 2, 3, 45 Chairman Junior-Senior Banquet Committee, 3, Class Basketball, 4, Class Play, 4. Dot glows like a firefly at night-fshe shines in the dark in more ways than onej and how those black eyes snap! She is said to prefer Crowes to other birds. Her great ambition is to get married and settle down. As if Dot could! VIRGINIA MURRIN SHERMAN "Gin" "Ginger', Central High School, Erie, Pa., 1, A. A., 2, 3, 4, Junior-Senior Prom Committee, 33 Class Play, 3, Vice-President, 3, Basketball, 3. I ask you very confidentially, ain't she sweet? Of course, both Ginger and her giggle are well known around U. C. H. S. She is one of the ones who have a permanent wave that is really perman- ent. V MARIAN M. STEVES "Steve" "Stevie" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4g Class Vice-President, 1, Latin Club, 15 Banner Committee, lg Cheer Leader, 29 Athletic Council, 33 Junior Prpnf Committee, 3, - Class Play, 3, Class Editor, School News, 3, Assist- ant Editor, Anvil, 3, Editor-in-Chief, Anvil, 4, Coach, Senior Girls' Basketball, 4, Basketball, 2, 3, 4, Manager, 35 Class Play, 4. wet .'ff 1 1 - ,. -Q? an 25351.- CVM t'Stevie" is like a breath of perfume-she re- . 'A freshes and fascinates one. Union City Hi would be ,,, ' ,' a dull place without her tireless enthusiasm and H .e' QQ!" contagious pep. Who keeps the other team from .,, Z making baskets? Who works for the good of the , ' , -Q . school? Stevie, of course! ' - . S ,J f' , N- ' , Y 1, M rf- +' 3 . J I fa. , ,, , ,, 1-fzzzwgg. K .g -11 3. Sf?k5ay. - .. . 9 3 H , -W . - . .i L.,,,1. -. -.-,1.A:g,,f... . 29 .jif...siz. isiliiffif 'F' 1 f K Q . . . 7 ,E 1 ' i . - fi V5 ii: Es. it 5 . 2 'Q 2-A.-pei' - Qa .A ,4 'ag ' ' 1? xg iz, K 152.-ea. is Q ' 1. 1, ' 2554: 9 Q-1 t , 'f'ff7 C' ' ff! ieiti, 2' .. .,i,wfiQig1': I ifkxfgi , 9 5 , '- .' "4 -. j H T 5 3 fl, 'fix ,. 2.122-2.5:-"ua.:1 1f. 1. 2, 1 .fm '2 - of iq? . we 11 2 . ' fifi - if 51- 5 , Q 1,-. r,.1.,h - . 4. R til! , 'll L W Y fiesta . Page twenty-five 6f"l J? cg 3 THE ANVIL .P - 'Iii X 3, 1 .- LK ,, 4 S E N 1 o R S A ALFRAETTA MAE THOMAS "A" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Bird Club, 2, Class Basketball, 4. Although "A" is diminutive, she certainly is capital when it comes to selling anything from seeds and tickets to twenty-year-old hats at our infre- quent rummage sales. She also moves around when playing side-center on the Senior basketball team. RUTH KATHRYN THOMAS A. A., 1, 2, 3, 45 Bird Club, 2. . "Ruthie" is inclined to lisp. It lends humor to those funereal selections in Public Speaking. This girl with the Dutch bob is one of the "Three Muske- teers." KARL VAN TASSEL "Shorty" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 13 Bird Club, 2, Football, 2, 3, 4, Basketball, 2, 3, 4, Baseball 3, Rifle Club, 2, 33 Specialty, Class Play, 35 Coach, Freshmen Boys' Class Basketball, 4. 'iShorty" is Marge's chauffeur-and that's that, girls. U. C. H. S. has profited greatly because of this dimpled lad's steady work, both on the football field and the basketball floor. Shorty has the cut- est car! JAMES A. WARD "Jim" "Jimmie" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Ride Club, 13 Football, 43 Class Basketball, 4. "Oh," said the girl at the station, "isn't that Taxi driver good looking!" VVe looked and behold! It was Jimmie, our famous football player. He says he doesn't Want to be anything special, but wc think he'd make good in the movies. RA LPH C. WATERHOUSE A. A., 1, 2, 3, 43 Rifle Club, 1, 23 Bird Club, 25 Junior Prom Committee, 3, Class Play, 4. "Privy" is the prettiest boy in our class. All the girls envy his rose-leaf skin and curling eye- lashes. As yet he has not disclosed the name of his beauty specialist. Ralph is an expert in driving away static, and we predict that he will be a rival of Marconi's soon. "1 . 'W 25 QQ I jf 4 :R .Z b Q THE ANVIL fl A f i, 'a x 'S SENIORS FLOYD EUGENE WEBB A. A., 1, 2, 3, 43 Bird Club, 2. Floyd has a "Royal Glue" smile-it sticks. Tell us the secret. Every morning a "flivver" leaps and bounds into Miles street at 8:15, carrying this hand- some young man to his destination. PARKER C. YOUNG "Red" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Bird Club, 25 President, Rifle Club, 2, Class Play, 35 Football, 3, 4, Manager 3, 4, Athletic Council, 33 Captain, Class Basketball, 45 Anvil Board, 4. We call him "Red" because of his hair. He doesn't approve of Woman Suffrage for he thinks women should be seen and not heard-he'd rather do the arguing himself. His hobby is courting a certain Junior Miss. HAROLD HADLOCK f'Haddy" A. A., 1, 2, 3, 45 Latin Club, 29 Bird Club, 25 Junior Prom Committee, 33 Baseball, 35 Class Play, 4, Basketball, 3, 4g Captain, 4. "C'mon, Haddy, shoot, shoot!" You can hear the cheers as the dignified CTW studious HJ Harold drops in another basket. In the class room "Ernie" is the teacher's idea of a model pupil, QNOW you tell onelj gi .VJ 113 x . 3 We ,ee A A ezaf- Page twenty-seven A is S o J .1 Y U' I Q 17 .2-:, K 'K J 'X ., A CX : THE ANVIL -A xi, ,. -2 pg , , ff lik 4 age tw ty-eight V W '11 . ,,,53. hh f tyin g! 3, -l A . N .fb lK M - 03 f.. n f T CF 4 U 5 m am I Q 'vb Page tw enty-nine X R . 0' 7,"' it X - g55. :,- 'ILHE ANVIL f P f.. 0 l A9 Marion Anderson Veona Anderson Genevieve Baker Fred Bauer Earl Baumhaugh Stephen Bennett Gertrude Bliley XVilliam Boarts Arden Brown Donald Burdick Martha Chapman Francis Conway Louise Davis Margaret Davis Elinor Dennis Lois Doolittle Marjorie Eldred -.. Junior Class Roll Vivian Everett Belle Fairchild Marjorie Fisk Margaret Green Elzie Hall Louise Hall Helen Henry Florence Hoag Martha Ingrahai Sadie Jewell Harvey johnson Hazel Keller ll Frederick Kelley Marion Le Bar Edward Lesniak Paul Lyons Edith McCray Mary McGill Marion Graff Nlary Nlclnerny Marjorie Michael Adolph Peel Hugh Peterson Fred Proper Dorothy Reynolds XN'inston Rice Merle Sexton Paul Smock Loretta Stevenson Georgia Stratton De Hart VViard Edna XVillia1ns Marjorie Yochiin Page thirty -is . M . .gif K 1' Il 441' fr- -9 i' A 'izflw' ' rf 0 :ff W ' - 3 J' T. fb President ....,.AA,, .,,,.. ..,, P 2 lul Lyons Vice-President ,,,.. ,,,,, 3 larjorie Yochim Secretary .,.., ..... F rederick Kelly Treasurer .... ,,,.... lX 'lerle Sexton Historian ,,.. ,,,,,, X ieona ,-Xnderson A large number of raw recruits entered the portals of U. C. H. S. on a September morning in 1925 to begin a four year period of training. Donald Burdick, as commander-in-chief. led us Victoriously through a skirmish with the upper classinen, who ignominiously failed to capture the provender at our wiener roast as their spoils of war. ln our second term we were goaded on by our battle cry, "On to Wiash- ington," into making well organized attacks to earn money. This year we helped to keep up the morale of our troops by giving dances, entertainments, and the play, "XYatch Your Step. XYilton.l' Our scholastic and athletic prowess was youched for by the large number we had on our Honor Roll and by the fact that the boys in our own legion won the Inter- class Basketball Championship -Cup as their Croix de guerre. 0 il. i 0 dll 'C Q' . fin - .gg Page thirty-one .5-J ' -: " " A .ft .wk THE ANVIL 'YQ " r +524 ,X J - -f . s I ug. 3 ll U f... W HEARD THESE? Caller lito little daughter of the housej: "l'll give you a nickel for a kiss." Bright Kid: 'fNo, thanks. l can make more by taking castor oil." l 'I' 'I' 'I' "Mother, mother, turn the hose on mef' said Johnny as his mother put his stocking on wrong side out. 'I' 'I' 'I' She: Every time you see a pretty girl you forget you're married. He: Yon're wrong. That's just when l think of it. 'I' 'I' 'I' "l don't see how the girls of today get along with so little underwearfl "That's all they're wearing. XYhat they need is a dress to go with it.', , 'I' 'I' 'I' Farmer's XYife: You should go to work. Don't you know that laziness kills people? Tramp: Oh, wat a swell way to die, lady. 'I' 'I' 'I' Scene in a Chinese Restaurant: She: Oh, goody, we're going' to chop suey. get He: l thought 1 smelled a rat. 'I' 'I' 'I' "Here's a motion before the house," said a man in the bald-headed row as the actress shimmied. "XYhat's the matter? You look all knocked to pieceslv "An Osteopath owed me forty dol- lars and l let him take it out in trade +C Jyv YU 'I' 'I' 'I' "Hey. roomfmate. where are my golf socks F" "Golf socks ?" "Yeh-those with eighteen holes." 'I' 'I' 'I' "Holy Smoke!" bellowed the min- ister as his ehurch burned. 'fAs we go to press," said the lidi- tor, ironing his trousers. 'I' 'I' 'I' The merchant who put up a sign reading, 'fDon't go elsewhere to be cheated-try us," is probably the lirst cousin to the dealer who advertised, "lDon't kill your wife: get one of our washing machines to do the dirty work." A These two can't argue with the dairyman who advertises like this: "Try our milk! Cream ain't in itf' 'I' 'I' 'I' Barber One: NN'ho nex'? Barber Two: That young lady in the middle. K. France: You brute. l do not. 'I' 'I' 'I' To Rod C.: 'TX good driver? Say when his ear and the road meet, it's a coincidence." 'I' 'I' 'I' One: Have vou heard the "install- 'I' 'I' 'I' ,, ' . ment plan songr Love and Kodak the same fate en- Two: NYhat is it? VCIOP, One: ln my, Oh, How I owe, U For both in a dark room seem but HUWC- SIS7 to develop. Two: 'Pun my word! il . U e 9 f .Tim Page thirty-two . 1L:,if.' Aw I X 31f. :: " Ill - 6- ' my Wf'-F ' ' W 1 .0 ' mx ... M - gf L ... ' .529 sf: T X if ' i l 5 I E .Q 53 X P g th ty-th I . , . of jx S iren ' . -img 'de ' THE ANVIL ' 1' Vkfgggg ., S. V , li -- a Y ll r i Sophomore Class Roll lillie bauer katherine knapsky frederic rothe calista bennett greydon lawrence frederick Sanden william burgess max lee lueille Sargent anna Chapin mahel lewis vincent Sexton juniata cook ruth mallick alice Showers , marion cook charleS mcclain robert Showers 1 leSter danner helen morrow rae Shreve j neil dewey jean mosher roSS Shreve howard dingle doris nason harry Smiley ' alex dubosky neil nelson eila Smith inargaret dunham paul peard marguerite Smith dorothy earll norman pier homer Smock eva eck dorothy platt william tanner raymond fitzgerald fern potter ida tresler william goss florence prather kenneth tresler gladys gregory vaughn proper earl tyndall geneva hawley dorothy reynolds maurice waSSOn A thelma kennedy autumn roach dorothy watrous ' . marie rohinson J 'W , Y . Page thirty-four i x -'-:if T '21 :' f 'I '1H1-: ANVIL ' ls - X M J U .5 tt, nit I v I YELLOW - BUT NOT IN SPIRIT I Listen, fair readers. and you shall hear Of a U. C. lligh GroupvSecond Year. How lllS6liIy we entered in Twenty-six. Wvith trembling heart. hut our minds Fixed, And how we worked through Twenty-seven, I Contented. and thinking 'twas "Seventh I'Ieax'en." I Un October 14, 1926, the great portals of learning were thrown open to us. Although we were but "green I1'eshies." we were of some importance. XYe held a class meeting. and I-larry Smiley was elected president. while Lester Danner was elected vice-president. Ilelen Morrow became our treasurer: Paul I'eard, our secretary: and Neil Nelson. our historian. NYe chose yellow and white for our class eolors. We had one celehration. which turned out quite well. In 1927 the great doors were again opened for us. and we entered joyfully. This year lloris Nason was our presidentg Lester Danner, vice-president: Helen Morrow. secretary: and Thelma Kennedy. treasurer. This year inter-class hasket hall started. XYe had splendid teams of both boys and girls. The boys won most of their games, hut the girls did far hetter. Two cups had heen offered. one for the hoys. the other for the girls. The girls carried off the cup given hy Miss I'orter, hy winning all of the six games they played. NYC gave two dances hoth ol which turned out splendidly. Q7 T ik 9' ' f Sift? e e Page thirty-fire? , A- igS. .- ':l"' f'2Y 'h 'L' :" fwy -:S THE ANVIL Y g L -EW-24, Q .H ff' - .Qi " ' 7 'Wa J ' K ,, x W. N 4 w I 1 1 w i 'W " 1 as V Page thirty-s QS Q ,. flziv' fx? Dlgw xxf 1' 4 -w ylm AN QQKTDJQZ V I x I . .' Q K s Q X! 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W . - -- 1-5 Page thirty-eight A an i ,+- - 7. .Lzhff K ' Ji -' 4 ff",-f W",-l ' 1 ' . 'VW' --- ' - '- TQl !.G. i THE ANVIL gf? lf we gf f S J f.. f . Q12 C5 ' Hurrah! llurrah! liar out against the distant horizon, riding gallantly on the ocean of time, flashing its sails in the soft morning breezes, rises the good sbip "l2ducation," Nearer and nearer it comes! l,arger and larger it grows! Ah! There upon the deck stands the strong. efficient crew who man this great vessel. How eagerly they are wailing for the iirst sight of their shipmates. Their very attitude now presents the assurance of their loyalty. On the shore. walking to and fro in their anxiety, are eighty-four green freshies. eager for an opportunity to board the ship and be off to explore their high school careers. ' At last! The boat has docked and we. the class of 1931, are all aboard. After we had received the cordial greetings of the crew, we were assigned our duties in various parts of the ship and we were off. Of course, we must have a leader: so we called the bunch together and, combining our wisdom, chose Charles Lyons as captain and Martha Lock- wood, a willing and competent worker. as first mate. On looking over the company for an honest lad, we spied john Erskine and elected him as our purser with lilaine Chapman as keeper of our log. As we were floating out over the beautiful water and gazing at the great expanse of blue sky above us, what else could we do but choose blue and white as our colors? i lYhat a pleasant voyage we were enjoying, when, alas, a few of our number recklessly plunged overboard and disappeared in the depths forever. However, though we grieved our loss, we must sail on, day by day, month by month. until we have safely reached Port Commencement, regard- less of the storms and difficulties which we must encounter en route. l ew , fx 95 'Gif NIQJ G 'dnl 9 ' -11 T0 I 5 ' Agate Page thirty-Mime li I A- I 'S- --.w - E5:-- - -L .1 THE ANVIL -1-'-' v N 'g- - eg , WORDS OF THE WISE Helen: How did you learn to kiss that way, Max? Max: Didn't vou know, I used to Mr. Magill: Martha, decline love. Martha I: Decline love? Not ine! -I-4-'I' i play a saxophone? i 4, 4. 4. 'We respectfully dedicate this to Hap Hulings and Frankie Lockwood: Tramp: Fer gosh sakes, lady, I'm "Neckties should be seen and not starving to death, and if you don't heard." give me something to drink, l don't 'l' 'I' 'P kn v 'h l' -' i t fl f . . . W Oi ll ere I S: ui 0 S up jack C.: How, do you swim: , ,A Flossie: just like paralysis. l.ittle girl: I want some fairy tales. jack: How? L Miss Monroe: Say, little girl, you Flossie: 'l'hree strokes and it's all can't fool ine. Fairies haven't got over, ' tails. -2- -1- -2- 'I' 'I' 'I' The Qirl who falls in love with Miss Swanson: Charles, what is the movie stars is to us almost as hope- l-M111 W0l'll fill' flllklllg? less as the cow who'ialls in love with Clmrlegg fpunqliilqg: Hgllyj Z1 Bllll Dll1'l1Z111'l 2LllVCl"fiS61116l1t, what is it? -1- -1- -1- Hap: Dam If I know' Anon.: Some day I'll Find my ideal Charles: Darnhno, darnhnare, darn- -H man who won-t try to take ad, hnavi, darnfinatus. vantage of me- I 'l' 4' 'I' More Anon.: Yeah, but the tomb- Martha C., Jack' don-t You love stone will probably be too heavy tor drivin ,P ' you to lift. 3' U -1- -1- -1- jack: Ves, but We're in town now. K 4, 4, + First: Got a minute to spare? T - Second: Yes, what do you want? Mr, Anderson: XX' hat are youkgoing First. Tell me all you know. to be when you graduate, Paulr Hap: I'm going to get a job photo- 'F' 4' 'I' gmphmg echpses' Class discussing Delaware River- 'l' 'I' 'I' Parker Young: Did XYashington Mr. Anderson, in Sociology: Paul, throw the dollar' across that mile- tell us what you know about acci- wide river? dents, Mr. Anderson: I donyt know, but a Paul Dewey: VVell, accidents are dollar went further in those days more or less dangerous. than it does now. -l- -1- -1- -1- -1- -l- A PffSSimi5t iff 21 PCYSOU WIWO Wfllllll Miss Thomas: Name a collective Q look for a splinter in a club sand- mum. wich. ,, , ,, Q3 X' acuum cleaner. f M - , .... - Page forty L 1 U h x . :Qi-id: A ' 5-Y 'bf, :g 14 gfQ-.?----L-l::2'-'QJ' THE ANVIL 2? -. X ' A f J v V' - X f .. Nw lag -3 Z f.. KD. 1' xf"aMh If! 711928 M W 56, if Page forty-ann A- fi 9 f L .-,:,': X K 'Y " X U u j Q04-'o' .'aJf" k - 4, -.5 4 , .gg- XC 'Jr-----' ,6ihqa E ANVIL Q, , i iii 9 f.. N 1 x N FOOTBALL TEAM OF 1927 .Xlumui ..... Mezxclville ,,.. Titusvillc ..., lidixlhoro ..,,, Girurcl .,,,,.,,,,.,,, XYesleyx'illc ..,,.., Ymlngsville ,,,..,A XYeSlcyviHe ,,,.,,.,... COIIIHCZLUT Lake Curry ,,,,, . ...,, .. Q9 H ere l'l1c1'e Vhere H src H ere A-nnliwl1Cl'C Here Hero .,,Hc1'e H src 33 .4 w .- F 1 Page forty-two . . tliligf gas 31, 13 4 X' THE ANVIL ef-sa, ill J I 'a -. -- 5 lj l THE 1927 FOOTBALL SEASON On September 17 the local eleven went under tire for the first time when they played the home town team. XYe had a number of green men. and Coach Magill was anxious to see how each showed up in action. The backfield of the opposing side failed to "carry through" except in one instance. when they scored a six point lead. The next Friday. September 23, the boys traveled to Meadville. where the foe dragged the Maroon and XYhite in the dust to the tune of 540. and worked general havoc with their well timed interference. The Saturday following, October l. we went to Titusville resolved that if we had to lose, Titusville would pay dearly for her victory. Vie lost with a score of 43-O. but some consider tnis the hardest game of the season. Only one backlielcl man played the entire game. and the team suffered a heavy loss when Fisk received a broken ankle due to clipping from behind. Fortune soon rolled the dice in our favor when on October 7 the Maroon and XYhite crossed the goal line against lidinboro with a score of G-O when the whistle blew. Some would probably say that our old jinx was with us. as the game was played in mud and water. On October l5 we played Girard again on our own field. The teams struggled up and down the field. but were unable to find a loophole to vic- tory. So ended this game, with one game wen and one tied. The next Saturday the locals journeyed to XYesleyville. and there. on a slightly rolling, sodded held, they went down to another defeat on account of XYesleyville's heavy line attacks and their successful passing. The score was 31-0. On October 29 we battled Youngsville on our home held for three quar- ters of the game to a nothing to nothing tie. XYith three minutes to play we were defending our goal on the thirty-yard line when the opposing back- held broke through the left end and the ball carrier somehow dodged his way to a touchdown. thus ending the game in a 6 0 loss. On November 5 we again played at home. this time engaging in conffict with the VVesleyville eleven. XYe put forth our best that day. for we wished to redeem ourselves from the whipping we had received at XYesleyville, and in one rally the team pushed down the field to a touchdown. XYe couldn't gain more. however, and the game ended with a 20-If victory for XYesleyville. The next Saturday we played Conneaut l,ake at home. The team was up for a win, and when the whistle blew. the score was found to be l4-7 in our favor. Then came the big game of the season-the annual clash between Union and her old rival, Corry. on November 19. The game was played on a held marked out with stakes and coal dust because of snow. which covered it to the depth of nearly a foot. Both teams struggled back and forth. seeking frantically for some defect in the other's line, but to no avail. Neither team came within twenty yards of the enemy's goal. but when the whistle blew, we were advancing steadily up the held. XYho can tell what would have been the result had there been two minutes to play? But so ended the 1927 football schedule. with a record of two wins and two ties, which was just twice as good a record as last seasons score. We wish to take this opportunity. in behalf of the team, to thank the members of the School Board for their generous co-operation. and also Klr. Charles Still for his excellent referccing during the past season. 8 fr e vet s we Page foo-ty-three r -1' -. :W A LK " l -?J2. VIL N A f-- 13 l mi F. . l l Dec. 9-Erie Business College ,,,,, Home Dec. 16+Nortl1 East ,,,,,,..,,,,.,,,,,,,. ,,,,,,,,, l lume Jam. 6-XYaterforcl ,,,,,. .,,,,,.,,. ' Xwzly jam. 15-Albion ,,,......, .,,,,,,... A way -lan. 17-Girarcl ,,...,, ,,..,, Q Xway 12111.20-l,fCll1llJOl'Cl . Away Ian. 21-Rocky Grove ,,... ,,,,,.,, . -Xway jan. 27-VVaterfo1'cl ...,..,...,,,,......,,, , H mme jan. 23-Erie Business College ,,,,,,l., Away Feb. 3-St. Agatllzfs .,..,.....,,.,.,,,, ,,,....,, H Gmc Feb. 1OMGira1'd ,,...,,,........,l,...,,., ,,,,,,... H ome Feb. 11-St. Agatha! . .,,,,,,,.. -X way Feb. 15-Corry ,,...,.....,,, ........., -X way Feb. 18-North linst ,..,.,. ,....,,.. . -Xwzly Feb. 24-Albion ..,,..,,.......,,.. .,....... I 'lome Feb. 25-Rocky Grove ,,.,,..... ..,.,,... H Ome Feb. 28-XYest Millcrcek ,...., .......... -X XVZLY Mar. 2-liclinlnoro .....,...,.., ,.,...... H 01116 Mar. 7-XVest Nlillcreck ,,,,., ........ H mme jan. 11iCor1'y ...,....,.. .... ......,,....... H c :me Mar. 16-Cambridge ,,., .....,.. ' llOl1l'1'lZ'lU1C11f ig? Ixlilf. 171SP21I'tZ1llSlJllI'g' ....,... rllllllfllilllliilll il . EJ Page forty-fam' r 'X I-25 i 'xi Q 'rf :' 4,4 fjfyifiaf-.. Qi' THE ANVIL --- K gi J i if' 9 s L. f.. ri ei' il . f M I The l927-28 basket ball schedule started off with a snap when the team came up against Erie Business College's fast-stepping five. The next contest was with North liast on our home floor. Try as hard as they might. the team was not able to overcome the lead caused by Reid, who was North lfast's high man with ten baskets to his credit. The squad then motored to Vyaterford on January 6, and succeeded in bringing home the bacon only after a hard struggle. ending in a 25-23 vic- tory for us. We then clashed with Corry on our home floor. However, our rivals were too much for us. and they had an eight point lead at the whistle. game was played at Albion. and although the team came very The next near winning, yet Albion came nearer by three points. XYe then us in a 49-19 played Union High at Girard, where the opponents whipped lead. I am gladxto report that the following game Cwith lidinborol was a win, with Hadlock as high man with thirteen points. The squad then went to Franklin. where they played Rocky Grove, but were defeated by six points. Shaffer was Rocky Grove's lead man, placing seven baskets and three fouls. XYaterford next went down to defeat at our hands with a score of 26-17. lfrie Business was the next obstacle in our path and handed us a snappy comeback on their home floor by a beating of thirteen points. St. Agatha then sent up her team to contend with us, and on February 3 we defended the colors with a 40-16 win. However. in our next game at home, we were taken over by Girard High. one of the best in the league. He then came back and whipped St. .-Xgatha's at Kleadville by a seven- teen point lead. At the next game both Hulings and Cochran were down in their marks, and as the game was with Corry, on their own floor. they handed us a dis- astrous beating. The next conflict was with North East. and. worse luck. all but two of Substitutes did their best to till up another high score against the the regulars were down in their marks. ranks, but Reid and their clever guard ran Maroon and XYhite. - .-Xlbion was the next foe to defeat us, Rocky Grove, our next opponent, we Hoor with a score of 34-27, The record grows darker on l"ebruary 29 when we were again beaten by Nillcreek on her own floor, lidinboro then had a chance to strike back from the whipping they had received on their home floor. They canie back with vim, and in a peppy fourth quarter they defeated us with a score of 23-20. Then came the last league game when we played XYest Millcreek on our own Hoor, and ended the season, not in a blaze of victory, but by a seven point defeat. Vile received an invitation to the tournament at lldinboro on March 16-17, which we accepted. Friday afternoon we were matched with the Cambridge Springs team. which we defeated only by one point in a very close and exciting game, Saturday afternoon we met our XYaterloo in the Spartansburg five who seemed to have luck with them. We wish to take this opportunity to thank Mayor liastinan and the Council for their kindness in giving us the use of the Hall and to also thank the basketball fans of the city who gave us the use of their cars for trans- portation. The score was 29-24. allowed to finish us on our own .Q Page forty-five Z' u KM L '0' f x L Y f. v KF TIIE 1 N 1 v Xl23 F Doc. Dec. Inn. jan. jam. jan. 12111. jan. fan. jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb, 9-I.ZlXYl'6I1CC Park 16-North Iizlst ,,,,,. 6-XX' Z'tf61'fU1'!l ..,,,.....,.... 7-T.21XVI'6llC6 Park 11-Corry ,,,,,,,,,,,, , I3-.vX1bio11 ., 18-Girard ...,,, 20-Ildiluboro 21-Franklin ...., 27-XY:1terforcl ,,,,, 10-f3iI'2I1'fl ,,,,,,,, l5iCo1-ry ,,,,.,,,,,, , 13- North East ,,,,,. 24-Albion ....,,,, 25 ' --Frzmklm ..,.,,,,.,,,., 28-Wvest Kfillcrcek Mar. Zflidinburo l6iXX estfielfl, N. X ., Mar. 7-Vvest Nil"1c1'eck Mar ' ' Mar.17-North East ,,,,,, ,,,,,...-Xway .llcre ...,,,,gXxx'ay .,...,,,,He1'c ,,,....,,Herc .,,,...Aw:1y ,,......'XXYZl3' ,,,,,...-Xway ,,.,,,,Axvz1y ,..,,....He1'e ,,..,,,,,He1'e .,,.....-Xxxwlg ,,,....,'XXVZlf ,,,,,,,,,He1-c ,,,.,,-.Here ,..,,,..-Xxvzly ,,,,,,,.,,,,....Hc1'e ,,,,,,,............Here Toumament Tournament NW , Page forty-six sae - 4' .Igi ff I f -1 sn. ., , A df- wi .gjf 0 ' I IL 2 f Hiifqrrsfef-2:2 to GIRLS' BASKETBALL FOR 1927-28 All too scared to play. I think we even forgot to chew frum, and you should have seen us afterward, quiet as could be. So we didn't have any confidence for the next game. Northeast. here. We made three baskets and a foul the first quarter. and that's all we did the rest of the game. It was awful. The third game was with XYaterford, and we were tickled to think we could probably beat them. XYe always had. But with them ahead 17-5 at the end of the half it looked doubtful. Kliss Porter told us her opinion and probably everybody else's, that we were regular sissies. lfghl And before we started the second half, one of the fellows told us to play football if we conldnlt play basketball: so we did. made eight baskets, and almost won. But they called it a tie, although there was some dispute as to who really did win. Ve did, of course. Lawrence Park at home: Fun? Oh, boy! lX'hy we had the whole second team in no time, and with nearly twenty baskets to start on. XYC enjoyed ourselves that night. and Miss Porter fairly beamed. But Corry spoiled it all. Ilid you ever know it to fail? They brought so many people with them that I guess we were seared out. Any- way we let them get a few more baskets than we did. Albion? Oh. why bring that up? Girard? NYell, if you eould see their center. you wouldn't blame Dorotha for saying, "You're too darn big." She was nice. though, and just laughed. And speaking of centers, and people being 'ffat" you should see the lidinboro guards. XYe almost didn't get there anyway, and then to be confronted with objeets worse than snow banks. It was quite funny. If we were up against snow drifts at lfdinboro we got caught in whirlwinds at Franklin. and we were going to take it all out on XYaterford when they came here, but we didn't. So Girard came here and still Dot hadn't grown tall enough to reach up to her center. and neither had Marge: so we let them get six more points than we did. Vile went to Corry on the NYednesday night after a party at Helen's on lllonday night and the Valen- tine danee Tuesday night and we were a little t?l bit tired. Marjorie tried to ruin herself, and us, by falling on the iron bar that night, and everyone said what a good game she was playing'-it was tough luck all around. I guess she thought sol :Xnd we did. But you eouldn't keep her down: she played at Northeast two nights afterward, and how! Wie made them work for what they got, tool Albion came to Union City the next Friday, and we ,'Xl,KlUS'Ii won. lt was about the most exciting game of the season. First they would get a basket: then we would. and back and forth until everyone was just about all in with suspense. and the boys' game only made it worse beeanse theirs was just the same only more so, if possible. Yve worked so hard that night that when Franklin came here the next night we were all played out and they doubled the score on us. But it's all part of the game. sog. VVe will never quite forgive ourselves, though, for letting Viest llljll- ereek beat us when we went there. XYe should have walked away with them. but somehow we didn't. .Xnd the lidinboro game wasn't any better, but when NYest Klillereek eame here we won. with the seore if-S at the end of the half, I2-12 at the third quarter and a gain on them of tour points in the last quarter. You should have seen us afterward. XYe simply howled. Wie went to the tournament again this year at XYest Millereek and had a dandv time. Xte won the first game, which was with Westfield, lil-5. but lost to Northeast in the semi-finals by two points. XYest Millcreek won the tournament, beating Northeast in the finals. Page forty-seven U o . s J . .. :Hit 'IX 11, 11 . d f'2'1w' -2 ? H -1--L - ,Q -, .K um ANVIL , f Xe mm J - s Jw i x TD WEARERS UF THE "U" FOOTBALL 1 , P. Young. Manzigfci' -I. Cooper. Captain l S. Bennett K, Hanlin l', Peurcl ul Cocln-an P. Hulings XY. Rice C Conway D. King' G, Sliepzml K. Fisk lf. Lyons K. Yun Tassel J. Gregor N. Nclsun Al. XX'Zll'fl BASKETBALL Girls' M. lflclrecl. Blmmger -I. King. Captain GZ Baker ll. Nl1J1'1'UXY ID. Reynolds XY. 1lu1'luwe F. Oshmne Nl. Steves I Boys' H. liacllock. Cziptztin Al. Bennett xl, Cooper l'. Pearcl K. Vein Tassel My 4 -4 Page forty-eight I R P fggih, I J 1 ""' r n.Lj1: 2L'. A 1 eff--J . N1 lu 'af X -15 a GIRLS' INTERGLASS B. B. GAMES This year, for the First time in the 2111112115 of tl1e High School, inter-class basketball games were scheduled, with Z1 silver loving C1113 to be awarded as tl1e trophy to the XVlI'll1C1' of the most games. liach class played two games with every other class. twelve games being played in all. Tl1e first game, between the Junior and Sopho1no1'e girls, aroused n1ucl1 interest as well as curiosity. Both l1CZLlllS played well considering tl1e amount of practice each had had: the score was 19-9, favoring the Sophs. The Freshman Girls llllt up a good Fight against the Seniors i11 tl1e second conflict. securing their total score of 111116 in the last half, but the lH01'C experi- enced Seniors defeated them 19-9. Then the winners of these first two CO1l1l7Z1tS contested against each other, the Sophomores winning by a score of 16-5. However, the juniors i11 their struggle witl1 the Seniors were not so for- t11nate. This time, try as hard as they might, the score was 18-3 against the1n. The Sophomores, winners of their two previous games, also succeeded i11 defeating the Freshmen with a 21-14 victory. The Freshman team then combatted with tl1e Junior girls, but, although they again did their best, the score ended 15-10 in the juniors' favor. Now the Seniors Hllfl Freshmen strove to wi11 the next conflictg tl1e result was a 6-2 win for the Seniors. Tl1e unconquerable Sophs obtained another victory. this time with a score of 16-5 against the Freshies. The juniors 111et the same fate at the hands of the Sophomores, tl1e score being 9-2. The Seniors and the Sophomores were surely both o11t to win the next game. The score proved a narrow victory of 5-4 for the Sophs. The Seniors immediately made up for that defeat, though, by beating the juniors 6-1. and thus obtaining second place i11 the contest. The invincible Sophomores at the close of their brilliant careers as basket- ball stars for this year were awarded the silver cup as their d11e for winning all the games they played. ' Now that the race is over, we think of its results: some good players were found in the line-11p among tl1e numerous 111ediocre ones, this basketball will reach players who could not be uncovered any other way. and so it xvill con- tribute to our Varsity as the years pass. XYe all hope that such a league will be formed next year and in future years. r GV if X ll Page forty-nine Ui av 1, X x Q n W' Y -,jr A ,ff 1 Y A .A . ,rar fm t fii 91 it oi cl S9 51 BOYS' INTERCLASS BASKETBALL Inter-class basketball, a new feature on our athletic program, was ac- cepted readily by the students of the High School and proved very popular throughout the entire schedule. Much interest was displayed when it was announced by the coaches that a league was to be formed among the classes, with a boys' and a girls' team from each class. Practice was started and it was realized that the probable winners of the cup would be the juniors, who made up a large part of the Varsity Second Squad. and because Varsity mem- bers could not play, it was a generally accepted fact that the Juniors would take the cup. In the opening game, january 6, a large crowd was on hand to view the contest. Shortly after the game started, there could be no doubt of the out- come. A powerful Junior team waded through the Sophomores and easily defeated them 19 to 6. ln the next game, a week later. the Seniors routed the Freshies 14-S. On January 23 the Sophs took the Seniors into camp 11-6. In the next game the Freshmen upset the dope basket and nosed out the Juniors 20-18 in a very interesting game. In a listless game played as a pre- liminary to the Varsity game on February 2 the Sophomores hooked the Freshmen 19-12. As revenge for the Freshmen's defeat the Juniors came back and trounced the Seniors 41 -3. The next game also went to the Juniors when they beat the Freshmen 22-11 after a surprising rally in the last period. The Freshmen won their next encounter from the Seniors 11-9 in a thrilling game, despite the presence of a former Varsity member in the Senior lineup. In the next game, on March 5, an unusual thing occurred in the playing of the game between the Sophomores and Freshmen. Because of the jeering of the spec- tators while a Sophomore was shooting a foul. the referee told him to continue to shoot them until the yelling stopped. The player was allowed to shoot sixteen: six of them were made: these had a direct bearing on the outcome of the game, which the Sophomores won 11-9. There are many who question this decision and believe that the game should have gone to the Freshmen. After so spectacular a game. the whole student body turned out to see the next game, Seniors versus Sophomores. It was a close game but the Seniors won it in the last quarter by the score of 15-12. On March 13 the Juniors again beat the Seniors ll-7. ln the next set-to the Sophomores hooked the juniors 19-16. Now came the big game. The juniors seemed to be all pepped up. The Sophs and juniors were tied for first place in both First and second halves. This was the deciding game. The juniors scored the first, they scored the last-it was a walk away. As the whistle blew the score was 29-9. The Juniors got the cup. lll 0 'N 1 -.' Page fifty , 'Di-J' 0- qq cf? U 4 N, Y - K - J. Ig'-' 'VF - r THE ANV11, y- ff ' Wg 7 ea W if to Y' F EMMA 14.1 4 l w W ,ISBIJL L- v tr 0 , I Q K N 65 L28 ,A , Q. 1 I i 1 ' ' '- K I K' I X If 5 1 X I xfx Q 1 , sg 3 i'N .ni Q! 1 Q9 gs me - . Page fifty-one 1. .,,,. -,W fa i 49, 4 , f Q THE ANVIL 1 -vw' In I1 , 'a- a ef 5 ui Y ,ii 0 1 ee, rg ' WATCH YOUR STEP, WILTON Cast of Characters XYilto11 Crusslejy alias 'lll1o111pso11, the Cl'ClglltlJl1,S l1ired man .... W'illia1n Boarts Charlie Claxon, a young SOl1tl1Cl'I'l real estate agent ...,,..,,..,..,,,..,,.., Merle Sexton Frank Creighton. scion of one of the best and oldest families of the South .,,,,,,,,,.......,,,..,,..,,...,,,,.Stepl1en Bennett Douglas Lane, a friend of Creiglitons ,,,,,,,,.....,,, .,,.,,,.,. 31 dolphe Peele Virginia Creighton, Frank's autocratic sistei '.,.,,, ....,,,,,,,.,........, IX lartha Cllapman Bess Creighton, X'irgi11ia's deinocratic l6-year-old sister ..,,,,...... Margaret Davis "Aunt L011" Farness, aunt of Creightons ......,...,,...,,..,..,.,,, ,,,,,,,. X Iarjorie Eldred Peggy, the cook of Creightcvn fa111il5 ',,,,,,. .,...,,,.,,.......,..,,,,..,..,,..,,, G enevieve Baker HXYateh Your Step. Xvllffbllu is an amrisiiig coniedy of three acts. The plot is centered arn1111d a 111urtgage on the Creighton home. XVilt0n Crossley, who is in love with Virginia, in order to l1elp pay off the 11101'tgage without suspicion, forces the Creighton family to pose as servants for tl1ree weeks. The situation is saved hy a piece of coal. and Virginia and VN'ilton make a new llf 'f D contract for life. Page fifty-two 1 fl' of , uv ig Y If I Wbzwi -'-li?" A ANVIF iiiliif-' A , kf ,t Q feb rii . ei T l l . C I gf Q lT PAYS T0 ADVERTISE Mary Grayson ,,,,...,..,,.........,,,,,,,,,,,, .,,,,,,,A.. B Iarian Steves johnson, Butler at the Martins '.... .. ,,,.......... Robert Laning Countess de Beaurien ,,,.....,,,,r,,., ,,,,,,, l Dorothy Schmieder Rodney Martin .,..,,,........ ,,,,,,, H arold Hadlock Cyrus Martin ..,,,,,,..,.,,....,... .,Y,.... l iodney Clark Ambrose Peale ,,,.,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,...,,, ,, ..,.,,.. John Cooper Marie, Maid at the Martins' .r,i ,,,..... -X utumn Smith NVilliam Smith ,.i,........,,r,,,,,... ,....,.....i. D onald King Miss Burke, a clerk ,..., ...... X Yinifred Marlowe George lNlcChesney .,,,,, ....,,,. K enneth Hanlin Charles Bronson .,,.,,,, ..,,....,,.. -I olm Bennett Ellery Clark ,,,,,,..i,,,.,.,.,,..,,,,.,,.,,,,,,,,,,,.i,,,,,,t,,,,,,,,,,,,i,..,i,,,,,ri,.i....,.. Ralph Vtlaterhouse Cyrus Martin, successful soap manufacturer. wishes to establish his son, Rodney, in business. liut Rodney does not favor the plan. Cyrus plots with Miss Grayson, his secretary, who is to pretend to fall in love with Rodney, thus giving him an incentive for which to work. Rodney ufallsu for the scheme. There follows an estrangement in the Martin family. Rodney with his imag- inative friend. Ambrose Peale, as main speaker start in advertising' U13 Soap, Unlucky for Dirtlw The history of this illustrious soap during the next two Q9 months and the complications of its respective manufacturers are brought to a Q3 close satisfactorily, and Miss Grayson wasn't shamming after all! fig-9 all QQ Q Y xl , Page fifty-three 5- 0' W? ' . - . ' H Q-am. -- V of,?.- 571.51-xv re 1HE ANVI N f.. WIS E C R A C K s Rebecca: Hap, you may kiss me on Report Marks Translated il t 1 . , . ie emp e . A-Highest grade given. Sacred to Hap: And get a bang in the mouth H I YI I Y I x for my pains? the toreadois Ctiose xx io t iren tic 'P 'l' 'I' bullj. Genevieve: Donyt the football play- BiBl'ain5- VVIW Cvefffmff has and CYS ever have their suits washed? 0tl16fS l12lYCHy'E- Rae: Sure, what do you think the C-Chapel. Cruel and unusual pun- Sffub team 5 5:7 .P .P ishment inflicted upon innocent and guilty alike. Gerald K.: Somebody took a roll of D.-Damn, XY01-gl uggd for "piff1g" Mus from me today - when one wants to show that he is Autumn: But you will have to pay a flume in his home town. them, anyway, I suppose. Ain't it the Truth? 'P 'I' 'I' . , Y In days of yore a maiden sweet .Mar-lfjrlez Karl S been drunk livery Vkfould write her meaning clearly, night since I refused to lnarrv him. . , , ' , And finish up her note so neat Martha L.: Well, why dont you xvth . 1' HY Q in r lY,, tell him to stop celebrating? I Slmp 5' Our' S C26 5' I , ll woo . 'I' 'I' 'I' - Mr. Magill: I think you would have But modern jane has changed a bit- lfflssefl in HISIOTY if YOU had Paid V1 She fills the whole note thru llftle attention' . ' And then tacks on the end of it, . Martha L:: I paid as little atten- .pl-herds no One! dear, but youly, tion as possible, Im sure. All I H su . 'I' 'I' -1- 4. up 4. Mr. Shellito: XYhat is steam? Epigrammatics I Rebecca: XYater crazy with the Sorne men are like dice: easily mf- -I llltl it 'lk + .P ,P iatt ec Ju iart 0 sia e. 'I' 'I' 'I' Martha I.: Be careful when you I Y I V! 1 it 1 Cross the Street, dear. ,oxe anc porous p ei, son, Park: You are so thoughtful of Ar? Very mufh alike' ine' It's simple getting into one, Martha: VVell, I don't like to walk But, Eietting out-Good night! home alone on a dark night like this. -1- -1- -I- + -1- 'P 1 Girl: Fm an artist. Martha C.: Did you ever see a man Boy: Vvhy' Fm an artist, too' 0 likejack? Third Party: Oh, I see, a pair of fig Martha I.: No, but lots of girls do lrawers. V 3 D . . .- -1 f Page fifty-four f " 0' -. - ': - x . In .994-" " --- 63" I ' W' - lik'-1. . QW .5J.6. X L - xx lb .EI , f 7 V - A, U me 55 ! K? Q A SQ? Page fifty-five "J ,? "' .g.Uu Yx is 'wa X -f 'l nl . -..-.B , ' THE ANVIL r"izEtt" C v! -. iiiwlf il r mi W , ' Q, , I I V , , i I GX l l Tl-IE ANVIL STAFF Editor-in-Chief ...,,,, Business Manager . Department Editors 2 liaculty ,,.,,,,.,.t,,,,,, Classes .,.......,,,... Athletics ....,,,,, Activities ,,..i,.. Features ..i,,, ..,..., Cartoons ..,...,,.,,,..,...ii,,,,,.,,, Associate Business Manager ,,,,.. ...,,,,,Marian Steves ,.,.,.,John Bennett ........Marjorie Eldrecl ..,i,.......,Joyce King ............Parker Young ......,,..........Iol1n Cooper ..,..,..Howarcl Carlhurg ...,,..Eleanor Stranahan ,,,,,,,,,,,,r,,,,,,,Roclney Clark Associate Business Manager ,,...,,, ,,,,,,,,,,...,........... D onald BL11'CliCk Literary Advisor ....,,....,,,......,,,,,. ,...,,,.. R fliss Harriet Humphrey Business Advisor ,,,,,,..,,..,,,,...,,r ,,...,.. lN Iiss Bernadine PIOUQY Financial Aclvisor ,... ,......,. l Jr. G. MO1'g21I1 DHWS Typists ...., Q9 5 nllf Xliaive Filegar Aliraetta Thomas Virginia Sherman ' Virginia McCray i Rebecca Mulkie L Dorothy Schniiecler ii. - rf Al 6 Page fifty-six x .-.:,:,'f Qi "'-' tra ' ' A ----l 'if' ' 1"'-iffy' ' . I 4 E.:5J'Qi . J ,W KF W I -' ' W THE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Athletic Association was reorganized in September, 1927, with Stephen Bennett as president, Genevieve Baker as vice-president. and Alohn Cooper as secretary. There were two students elected from each room to attend these meetings besides the football manager, l'arker Young, and Coach Nlagill, All those who paid their dues of thirty-tive cents could get tickets to the games for twenty-live cents, the usual price being more. This went over quite well and many responded. The football and basketball tickets were sold by those whom Mr. Klagill thought could sell the most. The teams were allowed to use the City Hall without cost. This greatly reduced the expenses, most of which are paid. Athletics are very important and this Association should bc suppored by the whole school. LITERARY ACTIVITIES The more literary of our high school have formed magazine clubs in connection with their respective English classes. The Seniors enjoyed the novels and articles of the GOl,DEN BOOK. One day in each month was devoted by the Fourth Year English class to the perusing and discussing of their contents. Not only modern novelists but writers from the Shakespearean Age and other old but familiar writers as Dickens and Stevenson are represented by short stories, essays, or dramas in the GOLDEN BOOK. The Juniors and Sophoinores were interested in the MAGAZINE VVORLD. This is about the same as the GOLDEN BOOK, only it is on a smaller scale and is more modern, inasmuch as it contains none of the old authors. A novel feature of this little magazine is a "round table" department composed of student compositions-essays and poetry-to which any high school student may contribute. The SCHOLASTIC, an interesting little magazine that is entertaining and instructive to the Freshmen, is published monthly and contains articles of local and foreign interest and short stories. These magazines tend to broaden one's knowledge of facts and literature and therefore are beneficial to the student and the high school as a whole. It is sincerely hoped that these clubs will continue to be found in the future because of their success in the past. It . Me A -1 fs' Page fifty-seven , ,g.. " i x N ,gi '-' ' X -fs ., .. A ff 1 U . - ' -agar' :-:gps-. , SL 0f KF THE ANVIL -, L A 4 3, - X f ' +..Y-- ,3 CH' 'i BIRD CLUB ln the autumn of 1927 The Union City High School Bird Club was re- organized with twenty-five members. Our club is associated with the Na- tional Audubon Society, from which we receive our literature, leaflets, and buttons. Our boys and girls are very enthusiastic friends of our native birds, several of our members having been members of clubs conducted in connec- tion with the Scout movement. Some of our members have Field Note Books in which we have recorded field observations on our most common birds. Others have maintained feeding stations in winter that the feathered friends might not be lost during the inclement season. Our study of birds is again pursued under the headings General XYork of Birds, Birds of the Air and Leaves, Birds that XYork on Bark. Birds that Destroy XYeeds, Song Birds, Injurious Birds, and General Classification of Birds. XYe have made a fairly careful study of the appearance, habits. benefits or injury of about thirty species, especially emphasizing the Mourning Dove, Bald Eagle, Oven Bird, Yellow Billed Cuckoo, XYhite Throated Sparrow, and Bitterng these six were the birds suggested this year by the national organization. Our contest in making bird houses has not yet started Cat this writingj, but we are promised prizes for the best houses made by members of the club, and we are sure that we will derive much pleasure and benefit from this phase of the work. Wie are looking forward to our spring hikes and summer vacation, when we will have an opportunity to observe these friends of whom we have stud- ied, as they perform their various tasks of homemaking' in their native haunts. Junior-Senior Banquet and Prom of '27 The Junior-Senior Banquet which was given May 27, 1927, spelled suc- cess. The procession consisting of the faculty, Board of Directors, the Reverend Mr. and Mrs. liaton, juniors, and Seniors. upon entering the ban- quet hall gave exclamations of admiration as they gazed on the decorations of blue and white, the Senior Class colors. The clever menus entitled "Stow- away" were decorated with the High School colors. maroon and white. After the invocation by the Reverend Hr. Eaton, the following menu was served: chicken soup with noodles. relish, queen olives, Kalamazoo celery, creamed chicken in patty shell, mashed potatoes, parkerhouse rolls, green peas, brown bread, sherbet, fruit salad, vanilla ice cream with strawberries, velvet cake, coffee, and mints. llg Q9 P -5 Page fifty-eight A 4.9 af N . 13-id' ' U J T' 451,122 r A 5 D a . -V ji J- og l W -' V1 R tile f' 75 W. Songs were sung during the courses and later the program was given. Speeches by Miss Katherine Tucker, Miss Noma Dodds, Mr. john Cooper, and Dr. G. Morgan Davis were announced by Toastmistress, Miss Virginia , Sherman. W The several committees including Autumn Smith, Florence Osborne, W Dorothy Schmieder, NYinifred Marlowe, joyce King, Rebecca Mulkie, Irene Mays, Howard Carlburg, Ralph NYaterhouse, Rodney Clark, Charles Mar- lowe, and john Bennett were responsible for the success of the banquet. i Through the efforts of Marian Steves, Virginia Sherman, John Cooper, jack Cochran, and Harold Hadlock, the Prom proved a gay festivity. It was given in the Canadohta Lake Dance Pavilion which was decorated with the junior Class colors, green and white, and also with a variety of colored bal- loons. The Silver Stream Band of Oil City furnished the dance program. The Anvil Board offered one prize in each of the three contests they de- cided to hold. Each prize was to be an Anvil. Of the twenty-one short stories the ones to win first and second prizes were by Howard Carlburg, Senior. The first was Soliloquyg the second, My Own Antonio. The third, The Trail of a Lie, was written by Florence Prath- er, Sophomore. From the 29 essays handed in, How to Annoy Your Teacher, by Marjorie Cox, Freshman, was chosen First. The second and third were: The Auto- biography of a Safety Pin, by Dorotha Reynolds, Sophomore, and See Ameri- ca First, by Howard Carlburg, Senior. Spring Fever, by Autumn Smith, Senior, won first prize from among the thirty-three poems handed in. Ode by Ralph VVaterhouse, Senior, was given second prize, and the third was won by The Miracle by Margaret Davis, unior. I f Q? 53 a f Y ll 'N as . a J 1' Page fifty-nim gli. .9334 .tA !1iIE'TA .V 0' Q . ' ,.2r 9 r' 4 , A -- ' E J . 5 C f.. W TYPEWRITING AWARDS Underwood Net rate of 60 words per 'Minute Net rate of 30 words per minute and less than 70. Award: 'Advanced and less than 40. Awarded Certificate Lerrrricare- of Proficiency. H6116 M21yS .,,,......Y,YY......YYY,...,...,,,,... 62 Y 106 Gregor ......Y,,......,, .,,,,.. 3 7 Underwood W Frank LOClfW00fl ...., ,,,,,,, 3 5 Net rate of 30 words per minute Rllth Th0l112lS ...,,,,, ,...,,, 3 4 and less than 40. Award: Certiiicate irfZ1l'1CiS COHWZIQ' .... ,.,,... 3 3 of Proficiency, Lydia Gregor '-------f'ff f f--fAA' 33 Arden Brown ...,.,,,,,,, .r,,,,.,,,,r,,, 3 2 Alfraetta Thomas .,..,,.r....,,,,,,,r..,,,,,, 33 Genevieve Baker ----VV Viiwvnvf 4 9 Net rate of 40 words per minute xiZ??hAAE4g51-Son """ """" 2 Q W and less than 50. Award: Bronze Pin. fxlalgqret Daxfig ""A" "A' 5 Joe Gregor "'-'-----""--"""-'--""-----""- 45 Martha IYlgI'2lhELl'llHiiii... ,,,r l Mae Bradley -"r----""'-' '----'- 4 4 Howard Carlburff ,,,,... ,,,.,.., 3 1 Florence Osborne ,,,,. ,,r.... 4 4 li-red Bauer --"'YA, -iiwif - -'Vii- l 33 H?1fYey J0l1H?OH ---'sAA ,a-,--- 4 3 Belle Fairchild ..,..s ,.,,. 3 2 XrrglnraFiICLraY ----"' "'r-'- 1 Vivian Everett .,,,,, ,.... 3 5 'HIVC legflf f------ f-f---- I - ,ll iAA,-vvi------ UQYU' 3 3 JUYCC Hunter -Y'ssAA,-- -YsfA,- 4 1 Rllgiifgiirrildl-ell ,eAAce,A 38 Verta Anderson "rr-'- "-"' 4 0 Marion Anderson ,,,,... 31 Dfmalfl Kmg -------'-' ------ 4 0 Marjorie Yochim ..... ..... 3 4 Ymla Lesuer : "r--'--- ----" 4 0 Marv Mclnernev .......,, ..,, . .. 36 rroyd Vvebb -----""-----"'- "'--- 4 0 Martha Chapman .,,....,,,,... .,...,...r... 3 7 Dorothy Schniieder ,,,.... Y,.... 4 0 Florence Hoag 30 M ' S ' ....,........r... .,.,,r,...,,.., 4 0 al-lan teres Net rate of 40 words per minute Net rate of 50 words per minute Zllltl less than 50. Award: Bronze and less than 60. Award Silver Pin. Medal Emblem-. 4 Genevieve Baker . ................,. ........ 9 Joyce King ,A--7VvVAA,---7A7 ------ 5 0 Meena .ingerson ...... ........ 1 l argare avls .....,.. ........ Royal: Florence Hoag ...... ....,... 4 0 M. ' ' ll' I ' ..,......................... 40 Net rate of 30 words per minute my IC nemq and less than 40. Award Rogfll t f 30 I l t 7- . e ra e o worms per minu e ?.13l3lJ'EiTSrf-1 """""""" 40. Award: Certificate joyce Hunter ...... ...... 3 5 A' Anna Bulando ........ ....... S 4 5251 rjigilslglll '----'-- '------- Q 2, Irene Mays ..........,......., .................., 3 0 A""' "" Florence Hoag ...... ,....... 3 3 Net rate of 40 words per minute Margaret Davis -"f-'r- '----'-- 4 3 and less than 50. Award Silver Pin. Marlorle Yocrrlm -"-'- --" 3 O Viola LeSuer .........,........, ..........,.... 4 2 gdolrfll Peel ""''""""""""""""" Anna Bulando ,....... ...... ............... 4 0 eneuere a er ""''"""""""""""" ' Irene Ma 5 ,...,,,,....,,,......r,,,...,,,,,,,,,,,, 40 Net rate of 40 words per minute Y . - l and less than 50. Award: Silver Pin. Net rate of 30 words per minute HaZe1Ke1ler llllll--'-,------,Y,"-.,ll-,'-',,'w-- 41 Q53 and less than 60. Award: Gold Pin. Margaret Davis llb-----'l--,A,,ll,---.,----,--. 43 Mae Bradley ................... ............... 5 1 Florence Hoag ...... ........ 4 1 fl . tk' Irene Mays ....... ....... 5 O Genevieve Baker ...... ........ 4 9 l Page sixty I' u 'sl , of -.: ' I 'H "1 b a' X -' ' T-ifif' ' f "fbi" ' '. 74'?' ANVIL mm. Q J 'af fs QV K g 'Ur if Q9 NLD kj ' f f. G Y P g ' ty-one .f f-- ....i vs Y i i X 7 if ll o ' 98 0 'bl i Ll r l V J t. flglff' , i 55 15 'I f' THE ANVIL e -- ' HOW TO ANNOY YGUR TEACHER i In order to do this properly. you must concentrate on the various things which a teacher sees in and expects of his or her pupils. Perhaps you have been in the habit of being late for classes, chewing gum, powdering your face, or holding elevating conversations with your nearest neighbor on the merits of your latest and most fascinating boy or girl friend, 35 the C2156 may be 3 Of perhaps you only sit planning what you will do as soon as you can possibly escape from the classroom: or, again, you may be one of the vastlnumber who merely sit with a vacant expression on the countenance and wonder how the teacher can be so interested in that extremely dull sub- ject he or she is trying to drum into your equally dull head. If you belong in any.of the above mentioned classes, and of course you do if you are a normal pupil, you must immediately plan to reform. First, arrive promptly for all classes. lt will be interesting to note the look of surprise in the teacher's eye. You sit erect without fidgeting, poking stray objects on the desk with your pen. whistling through your teeth, yawn- ing, or exercising your jaws with a portion of Mr. XYrigley's famous pastime. Now display intense interest in the subject at hand, try to appear intelligent. fl .might say here that this is the most difficult of the proceedingsj At this point you will notice a strange gleam in the teacher's orbs. You are progress- mg. Teacher will begin to question pupils on subject. Be prepared to answer any question promptly and clearly. It may be necessary to study an hour or so the evening beforeg but you will be amply repaid for your trouble when you see the teacher pass an uncertain and far from steady hand over the eyes and begin to look somewhat like an animal at bay. Keep this procedure up for a week. never forgetting a cheery and pleasant "good morning" and "good afternoonn at the beginning and end of each school day. Also, do not forget to thank the teacher for anv correction or explana- tion he or she may see ht to make for your benefit. This has been known to cause a complete collapse, if adhered to strictly. ' About this time, you come to school and are informed that your teacher has suffered a nervous breakdown, superinduced by shock, and is in a semi- conscious state. Though the doctor has done all in his power to aid. patient does naught but mutter and mumble something which sounds strangely like, "Oh, it isn't possible! It can't be possible l" You are now enjoying the fruits of your week of unnatural toil. Finally the doctor's verdict is given. The pedagogue must have a long. and for a teacher, expensive sojourn in some quiet and secluded mountain resort, or he or she cannot recover. As it is common knowledge that teachers cannot stretch their salaries beyond a few necessary meals and books to make them more ht to lead you and other hopefuls in the way you should go, you can readily see how the trip will be an impossibility. VVith high hopes, you arm yourself with a few flowers, don your brightest smile, and call on the poor victim of circumstance to wish a speedy recovery. Teacher regains consciousness long enough to glimpse your bland innocent smile: then lapses into unconsciousness, and expires. X'Vhereupon, you take out your powder-puff, chewing gum. and so forth, and with a sigh of relief decide you can be yourself again. You have suc- ceeded in annoying your teacher. -By Marjorie Cox, Freshman. Page sixty-two ilk. i 0 'Ns Q f TJ f- 5f--4f--- rf ' X SOLILGQUY Nt of . . I i I In X -. 5. .-,. , X- -9, 3. ,A jp i ' rf X v 1 , , f c sf .: .. X. . K, my "' 'o ll Q.: The party was over. His friends had gone. The thrill was past. The money and car were gone-the money from the bad checks he had passed, the car stolen from where it had been parked on a side street. The car was lying now, a heap of burned ruins. a short distance from town. He was! now tramping back in the gray preceding dawn to his father's farm, where he stayed. The morning was chilly, somber, depressing-not at all conducive to cheerful thoughts especially after what had passed. XYhy. oh, why, had he ever come to the point of taking that car, signing those checks! It was all the fault of that moonshine he had drunk. But where did he get that? Ah. it was Bob who had met him in town and told him of the party they could throw. Bob had had two girls and plenty to drink. All that was needed for his share was a car and some money. They would go to a roadhouse. thirty five miles from there, and spend the night in having a roaring good time. But he had had no car, no money. There would be no party for him. But a few drinks made the prospect seem more inviting and much more practicable. They had finally settled the question by taking a car which they had found available through a carelessly left key. Then at the roadhouse when the time for settlement came, he had had no money. The only way to pay his share was to write some checks, even though he had no money in the bank. At the time, it had not seemed to be such a serious act, but as his perspective changed it became more and more imposing. Of the party itself he remembered little. All that remained was a con- fused picture involving a tumultuous night of fast driving, music, liquor, and gigls seen in the soft seductive lights of the intimate booths supplied by the ca e. . Then that last wild, breath-taking ride home in the dark preceding morn- ing. As they neared home his head became heavy, his eyes sore. His glance repeatedly concentrated on a certain spot in the road which, by its moving sameness, drugged his brain, which awoke several times only just in time to avoid their leaving the road or hitting an obstruction. Finally the fight was too much for him. His eyes closed and stayed closed a second too long. There was a leap through space, followed in rapid succession by a crash and uncon- sciousness. Vkihen he was extracted finally from that sweet oblivion, he had found himself, surrounded by the others, a short distance from the machine, which was rapidly being consumed by flames. He found himself the possessor of a large and tender goose-egg on his head, but, on further examination, found nothing further injured on his person. V i A passing autoist had carried them into town, after ascertaining their names and the burned car's license number. Now he was on his way to his father's home, alone: alone with his depressing thoughts and realizations. Soon he arrived and, after partially undressing. threw himself down on a sofa and, through sheer weariness and reaction from the excitement, fell asleep. The following morning. seeking a place of seclusion, he went to the barn, mounting to the hay loft. There he threw himself upon a mound of the stored grass and fell into deep thought. The deeds were done. There would be no retracting now. The celebra- tion was over, leaving only a bad taste in his month and a deep mark on his -By Howard Carlburg, Senior. i T S 0 i A i i sf' a TFP' 'wig f Page sixty-three x '+- G' , y' ' 2. 4 . D ,.-.. ff ,,.17m., - QW 'fjfCefXv F THE ANVIL at A--.-2? as , l X f heart. XYhat, he pondered, would be the next step in the tale? Jail! The K9 police would come for him. lt was inevitable. They would drag him away to the horrible, deadening routine of prison. He had visited one once. He had seen for himself the terrible results of confinement in such a place-the unending monotony, slowly and insidiously killing all ambition, all initiative: the penetrating, piercing introspection which filled the many hour of soliy tudeg the gradual seeping away of manhood and self-respect. lt was all a horrible, shocking picture to the boy who loved freedom, who delighted to wander through open fields, who cared for things of beauty. He could see himself in there, all too vividly, surrounded by four bleak, bare walls: instead of gazing at the open, blue sky with its picture-forming clouds placidly Hoating by as he lay on his back in open fields, as he had de- lighted to do, to have only that solemn, black fifth wall returning his looks with a blank stare, closing him in, pressing on his soul that thrived on free- dom. The picture came to him with increased vividness because of the possi- bility of its being his own. Gradually the picture became more and more imminent and menacing until his heart reached the bottom of despondency. The depths had been reached. He could not be more miserable. There was only one wayg that was up, for there can be no cessation of the movement of feeling. It must go either up or down, up to the heights of joy and life or down to the depths of clespondency and blackness. Having touched the bottom of the pit, his soul began the upward ascent. There appeared to him the possibility of an alternative, Might not the blame for the stolen and wrecked car fall upon Bob? He tried to picture the course of events following the accident, They had been picked up by the stranger, He had asked their names and the license number of the car. Had they given him their own names? He colnbed his memory, but could not recall the in- cident clearly enough to answer that question. Upon that hung his fate. lf the automobile episode of the escapade was removed he could easily get his father toimake good his checks. He could then work for him until the debt was paid. But the ruined car and the bad checks together would spell for him the sentence of a long term within the suffocating walls of the prison, clutch- ing at the throat of his heart and soul, threatening to stiHe his whole being, his capacity for the love of living. If only he could be sure that his real name had not been told. He did not think that perhaps Bob was passing through a torment of his own. His only thought was of himself, which was only natural. Man is first and last an egoist-in different shades and degrees, perhaps, but always thinking of that which concerns him before anyone else. Therefore, having no way of knowing anything of Bob or any of the other forces which might be at work for or against him, he could only follow his thoughts and conjectures and hopes where they might lead him. It was nearly mid-afternoon when he was aroused from his reverie by the sound and sight of a car approaching from a distance down the country road which lay between the farm and town. It was, he recognized instantly, the car belonging to Bob's father! XYhat could it mean? XYas it the police coming to take him away to that living death he had pictured? XYas he to become a part of the morbid scene he had imagined? XVas his whole life to be scarred and soiled by a portion spent within prison walls? XYhat would he be when he came out? A marked man, one who would be scorned and shunned by his fellows, 'by his own friends, by the whole world: his entire career of living ended because of one unthinking mistake made in his youth. F ax. Page sixty-four TK -fu y , cf Y.-.ily J R UA: U d 90 N!" 93' i THE ANVIL L U s '- ' f'-ii" 1 ' fl -f . If J EX? ' Itl ' i' Q . l C f.. Q' It could not be. The car must contain Bob, to tell him that they were , . absolved, that their names were in no way connected with the whole sorry I matter, It must be that. His life must not be ruined by his one mistake. The car came to a stop by the farm house within his sight. It seemed an interminable space of time before a door opened and Bob descended from the machine. A surge of relief and joy Hooded his heart and choked his throat, nearly causing him to faint. Then, from the open door of the car, following' Bob, stepped two men dressed in the blue uniform of officers of the law. It was the police-the Jail -and the end-of everything. -By Howard Carlburg, Senior. Spring Fever fliirstj W By Autumn Smith, Senior i What does it matter XYhether Caesar was a warrior or not, VVhat do I care How to develop a short story plot? lYhy should I know The square of two twenty five. XYhen l'm just a boy Restless, healthy, alive? The Miracle QThirdJ By Margaret Davis, junior The world was dreary looking, brown, and bare. The trees had lost their leaves, stood idle there. The birds had flown. No longer did their song Brighten the days and summer joys prolong. Earth seemed defeated. Still and prone she lay All brightness gone to some land far awayg Sad and dejected, knowing joy no more But seeming burdened down with troubles sore. . Then! miracle forever new yet old From skies above bleak looking. still, and cold A shower of white snowflakes softly sped To barren lands-now beautiful instead. On everything a covering soft was laid: The trees bowed down a wondrous picture madeg The sparkling whiteness of those Flakes so bright Made earth once more a fair and pleasing sight. The moon shone down and added to that scene 1 Q? More glory than could any earthly queen. 33 And all the world in silver silence lay: Q The beautiful had come again to stav. 1 ' 'N l 0 X249 -- -Q J at Y Page sixty-ive' d Antik ji 0' -7 .L,' , A , , Q ' j If-33:3-'p - 4 Y Y A., i ,. wax? F THE ANVIL 'WSW e lbw ,. 'fl 'Q Y ll, f. V' o D E CSecondj By Ralph XVaterhouse, Senior Sing a song immortal For dear old Union High. Though we leave her portal. VVe leave her with a sigh. Cheer her colors everg Hail the maroon, the white! Ours is to endeavor, Keep them ever bright. Comrades, friends. we leave herg Her fondest memories prize. None shall be above herg Cheer her to the skies. Slowly turn the pages Of the book you hold. Does it seem long ages? Have your dreams grown cold? From your busy station Will you condescend To silent meditation VVith an old-time friend? Then, like friends at meeting, VVho've been long apart, Extend her fondest greeting, Tendered from the heart. Laborer v CFourthj l By Autumn Smith, Senior O ye, who work and toil ' Each day from dawn till night, VVho never dream a dream K That lifts you from your plight. ' O ye who labor ceaselessly ' And sweat o'er what youlve planned Ye are the true foundation Oi this, our native land. I Q9 . 53 ll 3 t so .... o X we W s s t fs QQ N Page sixty-six fi' 1 X A ?- E1 '??,:fg?5:L- S ,- if 18 N ,EN Q 0 W C.. , 'W Z ""x 561 C wp' 9 +6131 515 ' n.L n?+l'i,,.a J if 5 , md 1 Q tl 'N P g ' ty-seven 45 as -JJ? CX THE ANVILW Y .Qiirif , 1 Y M ':f, :' 3 u H 2, - .- ' ' Q 9 X, .V-6 .fx . a ,Y X, 1 ',- X ' f 5 I i r Ln LAUGH THESE GFP If money talks, As some folks tell, To most of us It says farewell. 'I"I"I' Miss Plotzer: Charles. this is the second morning you've been on time this week. VVhat is wrong with you. are you going to bed earlier? Charles M.: No, I'm getting up earlier. I 'I' 'I' 'I' Fritz M.: NVhy, that letter your boy friend sent you is the' cutest l'Ye read in a long time. You shouldn't be so mad even if he did write it on a type- writer. Dot S.: Yes. but it's a carbon copy. 'I"I"I' I After studying "Macbeth" and hav- ing learned some lines, Howard C. asks, "W'hy do you call your alarm clock Macbeth ?" Charles M.: Because Macbeth doth murder sleep. 'I' 'I' 'I' lst Speaker: Are all your teachers book worms? 2nd: All but Miss Swanson, our geometry teacher. lst: VVhat is she? Znd: An angle worm! 'I'+'I- Miss Porter: jack, tell all you know about Hawaii. Jack falmost asleepj: Ma'am? Miss Porter: Hawaii? Jack: Oh! just fine, thank you, how Scene: The ticket office of a rail- road. A farmer and the night ticket agent appear to be talking. Farmer: Say-what wud et cost to go in tha' sleepin, car as far as Shee- cago? Agent: Upper or lower berth? Farmer: XVhy. is they any differ- ence in price? Agent: Yes, the lower is higher than the upper. Most people take a lower even though it comes higher than the upper, You see when you take an upper you have to get up to go to bed and get down when you get up. The upper is lower than the lower because it is higher up and- Farmer: Never mind, young feller, l'll go in the sitting car. 'I' 1' 'I' Thrift Note Early to bed, Early to rise Keep your roommate, From wearing your tics. 'I' 'I' 'I' Not So Badly "Your hair wants cutting badly, sir," said a barber insinuatingly to a customer. "No, it doesn't." replied the man in the chair. "lt wants cutting nicely: you cut it badly last timefl 'I"I"I- Modern Mother Goose Mary had a little lamb. She cut its Wooly tresses. From this wool of her little lamb, are you? Made fifteen modern dresses. -- Q f Page siocty-eight Qi , u A 'K 5 gnc' 'Jf J" 'xg 5 352 K - Zigi. mf-"f gg Q THE AN gKNfQN WK-5 ,J 4' 'PF ' 'f' P 1 HK Q' J I V- . , , -- .. 'au ,,fV 1 JI Q QD 8 .GJ 1 0 Eg P g ' ty-'nine 62 X E 'gli' ?'gsx N::' :: I A ge- fp Cf i- e -, , ,Z-t--.........., f THE ANVIL -g ff l F J . v- x V f " -nil I4 , 'a- o I---if fs J WW Examination Gleanings Mother Goose Rhymes From English papers: English IY. Que, two The purpose of Spenser's Faerie NVhat'll I do? Queene was named after Queen Eliz- Three, four, aberh' . Dance some more. Fl hese metrical romances were sung Five Six orally by the trouveres. l ' . O 1 . . See Tom Mix. ne poor soul, probably despan-mg Y , of deciphering Miss Humphreys Sel 'mf eight- writing, struggled in vain to define Stay out late. trouveres Cliirench minstrelsj as Xine, ten, trousers! Don't be an old hen. Prize sentence: Some people sell ' X their soul to the devil and repent - 'I' 'Y' 'I' Q when it is to late to repent for what , y they have did. will Rogers Says B05WeHy5 m05t imlmftailt work HA11 absolutely certain way to solve WHS Plll 21l1t0biOgrIlPhy Of ,l0hUSOlT- the parking problem has been found: Pass a law. allowing only those cars English HI that are fullv Jaid for to be left stand- , , 1 A lyric poem is a poem with a song mg' OF the Streets' 'ffl gud? 3151116 hitched to it- prevailed, there certamy xx ou c 'me A barbarism Cwhich is a word not P emi 0 room' yet in standard use, such as a slang 'I' 'l' 'l' wordj is a very cruel and fierce deed. A Toast A sonnet is a poem consisting of lines, like poems who have a rime Heres to the beautiful ladies, scheme. To the Nells, and the Mays, and the English H Sadiesy Correct the sentence, "XVe found a BHlt,1'5tenf mf' flea? picture in a frame that looked like fume I Shoutfn 5011? ear' father-H NX e men often wish you in Hades. "Wie foundia picture that looked 4- 'I' -I- like father in a framef' . P t' Correct the sentence: f'After eating A Student Turns oe lc dinner, the dishes must be washedf' Over in WVest Millcreek f'The dishes must be washed after 'fhefg liv-gd the wicked five, ' , ' :J , Y , Cafmg flmllef- They came to play Union Varsity , 'I' 'I' 'l' And to eat them up alive. . lt was the last game of the season Soclety Note Union said they couldn't be beat, Among meflmen Then up came Millcreek High School Pie exceiilmgi Tad: And swept them off their feet. f O' ' ' . 7 ngjeligifry: But we will get a return game in 1929 Among fools, And the lights of Union High 0 Be natural. XYill forever shine. 4 i 33 Q - s Je' J . 'N H37 X fa Page seventy t. ,.-.... .,., X- J, ,- "" ., Q 9 A twyti ---1--291' A . sv-if .Qi .7 0 f 1,1 'IHE ANV iw f Q EW wi I N VD " OUR FACULTY Miss Porter ..,...., .......,...,,,...,...... . Mr. Magill ............A, ...,,.... B Iickey Qhimselfj McGuire, likewise Miss Humphrey ........ Miss Plotzer ,.... Mr. Shellito ,,,,..... Miss Swanson ....... ...Tomboy Taylor grown up . nice part of English ..........,.................Somebody's Stenog ........The backbone of our athletics ..........XVe are going to Sweden Mrs. Pierce .....,,,, r,r,,,,,,,,,,,,.... ............... O i ir step mother Mr. Anderson .....rr. ....,.,,,,,,.............,...,... O ur one intellectual Dr. Davis .,....,,,,,, ,r,r..,. O ur favorite after-dinner speaker Miss Thomas ........, ......,.,.,,,.. O ur beauty contest entrant Miss Agard .o,,..,. .,.r... ' .The one our artists learn from Miss Gregory fr,, ,,,,,, ....,r.r.....,,...,,,. ' ' Thir! I'n1 a lady !" RESOLVED I'll Illl I'll I'll I'll I'll never take a dainty Miss Again into my circling armsg never gaze into her eyes, Or fall a victim to her charnisg never hold her 'gainst my heart And swear Ilove her trueg never whisper in her ear, "There's no one, dear, but you V' never kiss her ruby lips, Nor beg one loving glanceg never plan a home for two- No, never-'til I get a chance. Harold Will Fox 'Em V Harold H: Do we need to have so many copies of the ANVII. printed? Miss Humphrey: It isn't so very expensive after the First 100. I think it is S5 for each additional twenty- five. Howard C.: I wonder if we could- n't buy the additional twenty-ive First! Cure for Sea Sickness Give it up. Romantic Professor 4 I G. 'Earl M. is so romantic. XYhenevcr he speaks to me he alwavs H says "fair ladyfl i U M. P.: oh, time force of habit he 6383 used to be a street car conductor. f lL was of W ' 1 ' Tn V111 Xiu. return, gf outa -nifmli CX 0.55 Yokixf iam A we- oh! U.C.,M.S . -hw. Mme. ev er' - 4 Page seventy one 35 X - N- 'Diff li!- 5 - 'fy- X THE ANVIL 'i ' 1546 e- X- ef -s JI Uh' ' fc. Q C A L E N D A R SEPTEMBER 6-School opens. Simultaneously hordes of Freshmen, true to tradition, are lost about the building. " 7iFootball practice begins. Bumper crop of enthusiasm and greenness. 12-Football team takes up tobacco-chewing seriously. The real heroes are the fellows with front teeth gone. 15-Seniors study Chaucer, who. erroneously. is supposed to be dead, is now best. 1 I5-Seniors study Chaucer, who, erroneously, is supposed to be dead is now writing under the alias of Milt Gross. 19-Teachers quarrel over who is to tear the page from the calendar in study hall. They got their dates mixed. 23-One of our eight dances held tonight. It has been suggested that we have twenty-four dances of one hour each to give us entertainment on a few more dull nights, 24-Great mistake made at Meadville. Some ignorant spectator mistook , the Meadville-Union City football game for a track meet. He was propf erly put in his place. 26-Some one brought a UNION CITYX TIMES ENTERPRIZE to foot- ball practice, which consisted of running through the editorial columns 27iOwen Thomas CEnglish IVJ, upon hearing of the Squire of the King's Bed Chamber, wants to know if they have a squire for every room in the palace? 28-The football fellows are getting big-headed. Titusville sent scouts to spy on them. Q 30-Since we have been having so few dances,.boys with ears are becoming increasingly popular. There's a reason, even if they do break down at tlmes. OCTOBER 1-XVe lost one of our best players when our football team was beaten, but not licked, at Titusville. Their team liked ours so well that they kept some reminders of us in the form of several of our new jerseys. ' 3iThe English Literature Class plans to study the GOLDEN BOOK magazine. Some of the boys believe they could suggest more interest- ing magazines for study. 7-Wie won our first football game, beating Edinboro. Through the same game we lost one of our best players. 1 w K , -- Page seventy-two U "T Qesuzg V I ii- i 0 . 1 N 6?- W7 w O J 'Mg I1 Page seven ty-three l LC, - ty-sa Q53 5. il- Y-- 05 U r 'K Q -f.. .1 0. K' . 4: X J i . .. , -1:13152 Lv ,..u - , ,D ' -sag-v K f ' f-af r' of . Meyer Styles DIRECT FROM THE CAMPUS Everything's in tune with Spring-weather getting - balmy, track team work- ,gl ' ing, baseball practice, ex- Q4 aminations over, going to 'if the dances, meeting the ',-' 5, Eff - 3 right girl, wearing the cor- :"' 1"1, 1 1 ' rect clothes. Wonderful N if "'::" 1 "'i" :,,', ,:1, ' gf' 54" new suits and topcoats we 1 "" 2 have lfor you Fnion City V 1 '.i, f '3 "Hi" oys: Sty GS WOFH 3 -'fait TQ, the leading American uni- lil. versities. Junior Hi sizes at s17.5o, s2o.oo, 32250, with 2 trousersg Senior Hi V' sizes 3523.50 with extra "I' trousers at 34.00. Others H S25 t0 S40- ,Ni You'll find these very advanced college styles in I. ",:, our exclusive new depart- ment, Prep Hall, where university ideals in dress 1"' " if! prevail - and originate. JZ! When you come to Erie. xv 7 -, 3 be sure and make Prep an s'S"mz7 Hall your college club. The "Style Coach" Magazine for a year. Send us your Name, Address and Class. Prep Hats-in soft, easy shaping felts-to match your Spring attire, 35. Prep Caps-weaves and colorings that make a fellow seen by the girlsg 32. Prep Shirts-with long- pointed attached collars. Lots of pep to 'emg 32, Prep Ties - that knot tightly and stay "put". An ocean of coloringg 31. Prep Hosiery-silk, lisle, wool, in the proper Spring shadesg 75c. Prep Underwear - short running drawers for action, and gym shirtsg 31.75. .sa P. A. MEYER Sz SONS 42' 817-819 state st., Erie fi Page seventy-four ,. 1.L2.if - . 3 "o ::Lf. a: " J32' . L. Rx ,N ,. 0' ' ' Q! 231 W C. H. Eastman, President D. L. Eastman, Treasurer C. B. Crooker, Secretary I EASTMAN MANUFACTURING CO., Inc. Manufacturers of Childrelfs Furniture and Breakfast Tables Union City, Erie Co. Pa., U. S. A. FRATERNITY, COLLEGE and CLASS JEWELRY Commencement Announcements and Invitations Jeweler to the Senior Class of Union City High School L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY Manufacturing Jewelers SL Stationers Attleboro, Mass. ASK ANY COLLEGE GREEK , Q9 , 2,3 Q4 If , 2 A Page seventy-five r 1 el :QU ,gtifg-ic . wt, -9 ' Q - . .p f? -X t X - , x EQ J f af' f mi V S mil e y t s The Satisfactory Store y Your money always refunded on any f unsatisfactory purchase . Fair Dealing Guahty Always Prompt Service RADIOS And Good Goods Stromberg-Carlson IS our Motto Atwater Kent N. T. Costello R. C. A. Radiolas Groceries Watches, Jewelery, W-In-W-M.-H-H-H-MH-M-I.-H-u-H-M Diamonds and L Everything of the best ' WONTENAY Authorized Dealer for CgIf?g?3fIfgry BULOVA WATCHES Newspapers, Magazines Q9 D. W. Ingrallanl Sporting Goods , LX Service with a smile Q on 1 y, a, Q 3' Uni C't P . - Pr Y i J' X Q56 i Page sev enty-six '13, . Qe- W ' .ay ANVIL S wk 15 iii wi cc "From A Friend" THI,'ITui,-115.735--llvnuvlls-I1 Tlllllrl iiiii i '1 T T 1 'T"T"-I A Blackstone 22 Electric Washer Hotel CO11gd0I1 Makes Washing a PLEASURE 399 50 American and ' l European Plan Diekis Hardware 1-ll-nnurInvllvllvllvlln-nllr-ll'1ll1lli vqlvllgnvl 1 1nllTIl'1lllll'1"i"""1"'T"1".T" T Bradley sweaters and Congratulations to the Bathinv suits I . 5 l Graduating Class of 1928 Consult us in regard to Class Combinations "" Queen Quality Shoes for 1 John S, Steves the Ladies T .,.. .Q Brakeman Bros. i INSURANCE 1 U! e 793 Page seventy-seven Ji, -. - f, -3, ,Q-g.c:f M- -gszzyefil , Liza ,, ' 'CQ I -' :Zf""" 'filiii ' W4 X 4' , , "P " A fb - - ee -i, ,, f ! qix Eng,-Y 3 - - -57 age ll 's- PK , , -3 'I - I l .: psf. '-fr ga .3 'e'e I ' .J-an If- flyn' fe il' soto I I' vi. ,,.,.25Q:,. I 11' -5-, I sw 3' . 132' ' i , I f ' . L c-'L , 'fs'H.,g,, " ' Iv:g?E"1." -.5 if-.!?'f I X, ' .'gJ' I A, 5 .-.cffft-' L' f 3 4 3: 1 xt N , f J Y t Mc? by it 'Nr ,' ,rf ' ' , P . 1 1 'I L 1 fl' 1 I A Y 7 .ra if ' I s f' ff f 9 1 .- if if l ' A -i A its I' jiflil 77s .- I " cg. c .Q its A as K " ' ' ' My f r , I f N r V ,J , . ,- egg A- " , 3. ' .' Q,--' as ,gr -W 4' .J.f,,f Q A - V, .f 5 X s its J X oc HPF! ,L 1 Nyvu I 1 - fr XXV-I '. -77.117, 0 Q1 sc-... f if f B 28 Main sneak ,W , A COLLEGE S "ff-Ho New Yo' GRADE BUSINESS EDUCATION THREE TWO-YEAR COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES INCLUDING STUDIES IN Principles of Business, Business Economics, Finance, investment Problems, Business Law, Account- ing, Auditing, Income Tax Procedure, System Building, insurance, Real Estate, Trafhc Management, Sales Management, Retail Store Management, Public Speaking, Advertising Copy and Practice, Labor Problems, Business Ethics, Secretarial Practice, Professional Efficiency, Business Ethics and other subjects all of college grade. READ WHAT THESE RECENT GRADUATES SAY. Bryant 6' Stratton College education is diferent. It was that difference that helped me 'win success . . Margaret Cavers, S.S, '26, Niagara Falls, N. Y. Private Secretary to Vice-President Spirella Com- P3532 Professional Accountancy training given at Bryant 6' Stratton College enables me to hold my hne position .... . . . . . . . . . Gerald Flaherty, Accy. '25, Corfu, N. Y., Field Clerk and Payroll Accountant, for Republic Light, Heat 8: Power Co., Batavia. Bryant 6' Stratton College grade course in Secre- tarial training is responsible for my success . . . Marion Brennan, S.S. '27, Salamanca, N. Y-, Secretary to Assistant District Manager of Ameri- can Car 5 Foundry Co., Butfalo. Bryant 6' Stratton College grade education in busi- ness dues prepare students for organizing and managing a successful business . . ...... . James E. Poland. B.Ad. '27, Corning, N. Y., Prn- prictor and Manager, Poland Transportation Lines, Elmira and Corning, N. Y. If you want to win in modern business take Bryant 6' Stratton Course No. I. It is the foundation of my success ...... . .... I find there is a great diference. My course at Bryant 6 Stratton's has proved its superiority . . Mary Griilin, S.S. '26, Buffalo, N. Y., Secretary and Assistant to Accountant L. G. Ruth Invest- ment Co., Butialo. My position was -rr-on by the knowledge obtained through my accountancy training at Bryant 6' Stratt0n's .,............ Dean Sprague, Acc. '26, Albion, N. Y., Accountant, General Ice Cream Co., Niagara Falls, New York. Fear is back of most failures and ignorance is back of most fears. Business knowledge insures busi- MESS SUCCESS ..... ......... Bertha Mae Glatt. SS. '27. Kane, Pa.. Private Secretary to the President, Super Health Alum- inum Co., Buialo. My success in holding a responsible and lucrative position is due to college training in business at Bryant 6' Stratton's . ..... .... . . . Isabelle Long, S.S. '25, Mt. Morris, N. Y., Private Secretary to Sales Manager, J. W. Clement Com- pany, Buialo. I am winning. Thanks to my Bryant 6' Stratton college grade course in Professional Accounting . . Harland Storum, Accy. '25, Cattaraugus, N. Y., Supervisor of Accounting, A. 8: P. Company, Earle Holts, B.Ad. '26, Dunkirk, N. Y., Cost Ac- countant, Republic Light, Heat Sz Power Co. Cleveland, Ohio. Send For Free Catalog . -ee' BRYAN I 8: SIRAITON COLLEGE wi, if 1-feats:I1-"i1:f,gf,s-s-1-1"'e'Fs.s1s 1'f:srfa.Qe.s. fMfw vf zf.. -s.,t.,:1- -,tes-ws " .", ., :1..1.'g 4-.,,:f,i -- - ,f,,a'gs.:5-sfygff' wr ' -34.f,,,.4 ig: I Q9 if i1f.ps,,5 in-ry iid -: :J -issffvhfxfl 4,1 .V . ,., ,g--, -. Lf -:,.g,.. .I.-,. ,-' - - eg., ' .1 1 '-r, ' : - '- il T , .,,,7..-so if -' 1-1521 -I' one -..Q 'v- . sis v S1-'gfiff -fi-H'-mia-1-iff: sales 'f , gy X x Ein: K . refs' Page seventy-eight cal 33 : X 5 at hiv' +2 . x v :' - 4 K-11 ., Q 'J' -if . THE ANVIL - ' ' so '- 0.1 J 'CC-Rf. A f X NPI 0' - 'o .1 Ns 2 Q9 Patronize Your Home Town and Buy .IENNYS "Purity Made" Products JENNYS HOME BAKERY SCATTER SUNSHINE BY THE USE OF ELECTRIC APPLIANCES The mother in the home should preserve her beauty and youth by having the home fully equipped electrically with such labor saving de- vices as an ELECTRIC WASHER ELECTRIC RANGE VACUUM CLEANER ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR You Will Find All These and Many More, In Fact "EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL" TRYON'S ELECTRICAL sHoP 21 N0l'tll Main St. I I oLDsMoB1LE Q B ! More Power and Greater Comfort THE FINE CAR OF Low I PRICE I Roberts Motor Co. ....-..1...-1.--..1..-ilu..--I uy some Crosley and Bosch Radios Battery Service Gerry A. Davis A w .Q 4 . Page seventy-mne -:Leaf 159 121. 11 - . - A 6 "The CONFIDENCE the People have in a Bank is shown by its GROWTH" DEPOSITS 1910 3130,713.13 1914 3131008.49 1918 319-4,179.97 1922 9232113.58 1924 S3l8,406.34 1926 410,996.72 1928 540,573.24 4 The Home National Bank UNION CITY, PENNSYLVANIA ,.'-:,' X 321,415 - O' . S "V k a 'ffl'-f----leg! X THE ANVIL V , if I 'S l f... W V y I I , .CLOTHES OF 0.UALmr , Established in 1850 ON THE JOB - ..m.-u.- - .. .-1.-.....,.... - - ... - -4 - - x That's the best way to describe V I where our teams and trucks are V when you want 'em. H I On the Job with Qi 173, 'if Coal, Feed Builder's Supplies Y iii, Y Mulkie's Magnolia 'Flour 'I' in 5 No matter how large or how small your wants are, you get the same speedy service, The Largest Stock of Indoor and O u t d 0 o r Athletic Equipment, . Hunting and Camping Supplies in UIll0l1 Coal sl Supply CO. Northwestern Pennsylvania. QUALITY SERVICE Palace Hardware House Wattsburgmon Clty Ricevme 913-15 state street, Erie, Pa. Li' N 5 .Ja , W . Page eighty-one gi-L ,, 735 ,. .,,,., 7, X ,M-L, ff YY 52- F THE ANVUT - -Qezgf TT TF Y ,Til no I 0 5 T l At Last-A Pocket Knife i?Mllll1,'N1fl", with Patent Oil-less Bear- ! l1li'i4lll'lll,llil' I ings. Blades open and close I with a snap. Blades will never protrude. The only l I Pocket Knife in the world l that needs no oiling. i 1104 State Sl. g l"' W Erie, Pa. 5 Robeson "Shut Edge" Will sell you, on time pqy- i ments, at the same price l i as cash stores. - , 0 A33 1-9Sv Er1e's Leading Jeweler i HARDWAREMPLUMBING HOTEL LAWRENCE ERIE WHEN IN ERIE DINE AT HOTEL LAWRENCE CAFETERIA GATES' DRUG STORE LYNN H. GATES DRUGS BOOKS STATIONERY COLUMBIA GRAFONOLAS I Q9 UNION CITY, PENNA. 4 53 Page eighty-two ,. 115557 , Q95 21 ' Tb Slkiillll waiters Incorporated "Honor Quality SI Sincere Service" SCHOOL AND COLLEGE Engravers, Stationers, Jewelers COMMENCEMENT 81 WEDDING INVITATIONS, CLASS AND FRATERNITY PINS AND RINGS DANCE PROGRAMS, MENUS AND FAVORS, DIE STAMPED S T A T I 0 N E R Y Samples on request PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA S? .AJ . - ' 2 -L 2693 -'G Page eighty-three A '53 3 .li ! f 9 rr ggi - 1 " CX l ,, in O js 1 f X m. I Compliments OF THE ERIE, PA. ? Y ' P l F 20 B. L. Hess opu ar or ears Always a Quality Good Establishment Groceries . g , P E The Laskarls Co. Union Clty, a. IHC. ? i CENTRAL MARKET Compliments for to the V CHOICE MEATS Class of 1928 A Floyd P. Middleton W 10 South Main St. MISS Nellle McGill . , l Page eighty-four ,o 'U Ci V THE ANVIL .-3. . ...Lg Q f f I -QE... 5156, L h 'H P fi -6. va T i Baker's-A Young Man's Store For Graduation Time and the Season Following Clothes Play a Prominent Part You Will Be Dressed Correctly If Your Suit is Made By Hart Schaffner QQ Marx, Griffon or Cortley ' and the Prices are S25 S30 S35 STATE STREET AT SEVENTH ERIE, PA. - - - - - - - - - - - - -..-,.!...-..-..-..-,.....-......-..-......-........ - 5 Lewis A. Sweet Ray H. Gates New System Texas "Time Tried and Fire Style Hot Sandwiches Tested . i E 1 bl' ii d 1864 Coffee! Milk Insifrgncf Aigency of Good Pies of All Kinds A, Q, Sweet 31 Son 5 Agency Fire, Life, Accident, Plate l Glass, Bonds, Boiler, Q Automobile, Liability, e Compensation I Representing the oldest and I strongest Companies in the S? World Q5 Office, Union City, Pa. QQ, i C Pope leiohty-five E. -lziflf ' W 322 : ' .syffwk i f THE ANv1L 1 . - F ga-. l f9F ' '10, X V K -vm JA, I- rv 0 A lVIan's Hardest Fight is Always in the Beginning IT IS THE WILL OF YOU that sustains resolution and brings you over the long road. Point to as many "Lucky" individuals as you can recall, and investigation will furnish tenfold of instances in which "Pluck" dominated. Now then, come to our bank, begin depositing today. 351.00 will do to start, and by choosing this institution it will bring you an efficient banking connection. The National Bank of Union City OFFICERS W. B. FultOI1 ...... .,.,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,r,r,r, .,,,.,,,,,, P 1' esident S- R- Miller ...... ...... V ice-President J. E. Gillett ..... ,,,,,Y,,,,4 C aghier Directors S. R. Miller Paul D. Mullin A. L. Caflisch F. C. Chapin J. C. McLean J. C. Caflisch Jr. Dr. W. J. Humphrey O. C. Hatch W. B. Fulton A. B. Treat Q9 J. E. Gillett ' ii Nj 0 'Ni Page eighty-six . .gm ff? PVS ? j THE ANVIL 'li b Q! J " - We have everything To meet the needs Q of The Sweet Girl Graduate FRANK C. CHAPIN St SONS ,.....-1.-.1----n--nu--n-nn --11 ll-ll--l:!-Iv-ll-Il-ul-ll-Il-lr-ll-ll-ll1ll1u-unxuu We specialize in Clinton Bolard Home Curetli Bacon Home Reililciered Lam. 1 FURNITURE D. Toner Rugs, Wall Paper, Paints, Q Etc. 24 South Main Street. Phone 25 UNION CITY, PA. .....-.....-...........-..-..-...........-..-..-..3..-..-..-..-..-..-..-..-..-..-.............- Wall Paper and Paints L Best Wishes t0 the Window Shades CLASS OF 1928 Satisfactory Decorating i Chrysler By the Bridge i n 5 Sales Sz SCIVICC N? A- A- F1514 l 0. E. HENRY ll ll , S Page eighty-:wen Q9 RS 3 V . A- I-hg' , H X N w, ., , A TH ' w - ' MQ? J ' 'G .l A' a my A Likeness In Your Presence i A Remembrance In Your Absence And A Gift For Every Occasion CALL E., F., SELL Union City's Leading Photographer Jones and Gardner Block Union City, Pa. Page eighty-eiyht , ' :J do J gg Iliff: v D d .Q fftff :ifg nu ANVIL 1 30 1-91,23 When in the market for a Bath Room outfit, , get our prices and then buy where you can do the best. HAYES HARDWARE COMPANY I For I Wall Paper-Paint- Glass For the Very Best Q Automobile Service Call I i go to - D. H. McClintock Earl's Garage Union City, Pa. I WHEN "YOU MARRY THE GIRL" D0 YOU FRIENDS ' REALIZE CALL T h a t Y o u r Are you proud of your home? Beautifully de- signed furniture and home fur- .ailfgta ' mmssrarli QEQG' Home must be Attractive to k e e p yo u r young f 0 lk s Interested? Estimates cheer- fully given on A Q9 ' if f 1- , ,, 11 - as Q23 Qgijwj elf 'WE'LL FURNISH THE HOME dj,',jj,fe,ieQffVj,fQfj,i23 69 mf' 6120. 0 ,K Page eighty-11 'WLC S9 R 1 v, . "' 'Lf ' ,:353,i:,- ETQZ THE ANVhL: 5- N 31 nz? l We Appreciate Your Patronage Our Funeral Home is for Lewis SI Sll11iVEl1fl Your Convenience Ambulance Service -- The Little Store With The it Big Business Day-Night Telephones By The River "Drop In!" MORE MILK DAIRY FEED CUMPLIMENTS Manufactured by OF The Palace Theater E. L. Smith cgi CO. FEEDS AND SEEDS Union City, Pa. Page ninety l fa we X 6 NIC Q ui 'v JQQ Q ' - i Q Complete Line Main's Drug Store of ! WATCHES, DIAMONDS Lake Shore Ice Cream I and JEWELRY 3 ! ...- at our new store in ! CON GDON HOTEL SODAS and CANDY, ! 11 ! " 1 Close to the High School The Jeweler C. B. Main, Prop. I - - - - - -..-..-..-..-..-..-..-......L..-......-..-..-......-..- - -..-..-.....- BUY QUALITY SHOES A slight difference in price makes a big difference in looks and wear. No shoe will save for you like BOSTONIANS THE DAYLIGHT SHOE STORE Merle S. Clark Phone 57-R For Safety, Store Furs With Boston Store C. 0. Johnson 8: Son J. C. Kramer Frank Carper IN OUR MOTH AND BURGLAR PROOF FUR VAULTS. Q, UNION STORAGE CO. 1 Q33 ERIE, PA. , EJ QQQQE .- .. .L . Page ninety-one T L y r Y rl' I l ., .f -J ,, l J 55. 5,- ilbyx: o' G8 mi' X Success to the Class of 1928 and each individual's future-is our wish N y MONTAGUE AND VAN TASSEL N Distributors of Keystone Gasoline and Emblem Motor Oils The Highest Grade Oils in the World ....-..-..-..-..-..-......-..........-......-.T......-..-......-..- - - .. -..........-.... WITH CONGRATULATIONS L , , , and BEST WISHES 1 The Union City Times to YOU, THE CLAss of 1928 1 and Enterprise I We offer for your future com- I i'- fort and happiness Q H. L. Merritt, Pres. i Wm. P. Rose, Vice-Pres. --i- I Milton L. Merritt, Sec'y A COMPLETE LINE OF "ALWAYS RELIABLE" Covering Union City's Great WILLYS KNIGHT and Trade Territory Like a I Blanket WHIPPET AUTOMOBILES I and I A S ' l d C ' l A t SERVICE THAT SERVES' : Subsciiiaiioiin Ratzmggftillllaper Sigur . 0 I in advance. M110 J. Maftlll 7 Q9 Garage ! Advertising Rates Q23 61 N lvlain St Q upon Application . . I if 5 Page ninety-t-zvo R -psig? fk N J 1 Ja r: " J e f -:M .. i. - - 5 U np bf!-f-Q1 V . THE RITZ urant and Soda Grill 8z Van Tassel's Resta Next to Montague Filling Station CONGRATULATIONS . TO THE CLASS OF '28 ou to make our store YOUI' Hlfietillg place We invite y good wholesome foods and confeetions. ty-thre Q9 is .Fe F Page 'R The Fragrance of Early Blossom Time SHARI PERFUME It is strikingly distinctive in character. The odor is delicate yet lasting. Appropriate for all occasions. Miniature Bottle. 31.50 1 Walthers Drug Store V THE REXALL STORE Union City, Pa. Kodaks and Supplies PULAKUS 926 New Congdon Hotel Barber Shop We Make a Specialty Ladies' Work CUTSHALL and DAUD CALENDAR OCTOBER CContinuedj l0fSenior rings and pins arrive and study is poor, it being so hard to keep one's eye on two things at once, both page and ring. ll-Every ring is found to be sizes too large. Several remedies sug- gested, but the best came from D. Dingle who suggested that we grow into them. l3-Owen Thomas offers to play the piano for Sophomore-Senior chapel. We wonder if he plays by ear or by accident. 14-Football team attends the new football picture. ul-Iold that Lionf, l5-Girard held our team to a 0-0 tie here. ln the evening the Soph- omores gave the second dance, trope in place of an orchestra. NVas it an advertising scheme? l7-Owen Thomas fto Miss Swan- sonj: Can I throw this piece of chalk back at him? He threw it at inc iirst. 18-Miss Swanson fin study hallj: jack, will you take your books and leave the room? .lack Cochran Cafter thinking a inomentj 1 XYhich door? ZZ-XYesleyville beat our team 31-0 in a walk-away, or, rather, in a runaway. 25-Girls take up football. Some go out for quarterback, some for end, some for the others. Z0-Youngsvillc defeated our team with the innovation of a Pana- 6-O. if 'Nl r we y Page ninety-four l SS J.. :Dir X ':: ' 4 5:3 u- .5 ' -x-555' Af"1zQ34', ' 'Cc. F THE ANVIL x N lsmc ..,,-- 3 ll r- C1 W ' 'j, ' 5 7 Murray Clothes , . i-42, 4 4 - f , E5 H ,,- E f01' 5: a 5 7 TX," - - ,fi .f x,. . fl! . - YL , -I -. -XM U111VCTS1ty Men e 5 g et- -'il authentically styled by , X - ' ' 2 T, fl Q .gel xl .1 1 xj A fy! BART MURRAY Li Q ,- AL . '. ' AIIQ ' T,-13 ' e ,275 and 1 R ' 2 T - tailored by gf ' : ' QQ g -- ADLER-ROCHESTER l -i'E 5' - ixlaul- Chas. S. Marks Co. 914-916 State St., Erie, Pa. NOVEMBER ing' to beat Curry, oui next, last, l l ' ff it '. . S-XYesleyville beat our team Z1-6 am Hgbee .gneee 1 D here which, incidentally, is the sec- l9ffWtCf 21 P13 Q75 Valli' 011 Pl'1d?1Y ond time this season NVesleyville mght.'fhQ LUYVY main W35 met and has been Scored OHL helcl in tot' a 040 tie. 4The teams were hanclicappecl hy tnc cold and 15-Hats and hats. The boys have ten inches of snow on the field. taken up weafing cleizhies and hats lint the jinx with forty is hroken. ganfl some ot the things they call 223111 Plame Geometry Classy Owen ats, , ,A . , Flhoinas asked: H1158 Swanson, 17-Football team is in special trains have 1 got sex-appeal?" Gladys-Wellmones Remember WELLMON'S Beauty Shoppe Tonsorlal Marcelllng - a - Specialty Parlors Q9 . 23M S. Main St. Ph. 46R Opposite High School Bldg. I a ..- s af A 070 i . . 61 Page mnety-fwe' Q V l V K l w s l i l H bu -air. 'lf' -iw If -if K Y , ' !' . THE ANVH-Iii w U H .- +- -3 95 Y W' FORTIETI-I YEAR ' A A RECOGNIZED INSTITUTION FOR COMMERCIAL TRAINING The Student Body for the past year included students and graduates from 19 Colleges and Universities, 5 Normal Schools, 5 Academies, and 62 High Schools. The following Courses of Study are offered: l COLLEGE GRADE COURSES Business Administration Higher Accountancy CLeading to C. P. A. Degreej Secretarial-Science BUSINESS TRAINING COURSES Stenographic-Secretarial 1 Bookkeeping WRITE FOR CATALOGUE AND INFORMATION ERIE BUSINESS COLLEGE i Business Training Penn Building A Lesson to Remember Protect what you have with Dependable Insurance Arthur D. Chapin U Dependable Protection -0- Erie, Pa. 5 25--f-A big Thanksgiving dance given i by the ambitious younger bunch. : One girl danced so much that her Q mother was tirerl all next day. I 'i 29-Max Lee attends a movie named i for him, "The Fast Mailf' T I 30-Football team attended the the- ! atre in a body enjoying a quiet I time. 'lIl'llS shows that they are T not entirely ferocious. Q -..-......-......-..-..........-..-..-............. ! l The Quality Shop Dry Cleaning I Pressing T and T Repairing T : Pressed 5 welll Dressed l ERNEST V. CARLBURG Page ninety-six ,.. X .. .i " X ' i. -- 3 it 9,0 c THE ANVIL ig Q i L., fe ri CHAINARED AND WHITE STORES Glenn L. Spencer 52 North Main Street Union City, Pa. THE HOME CHAIN STORE Your CompleteiNeighb0rhood Grocers Phone 146-W Daily Free Deliveries 1 - 1 1 .. 11--1-nn--I-.--......-.u..u--nu-I.-mi-..-....-..-..-..-..-..-..-..- - - DECEMBER - 22-The Juniors gave us a Christmas 1 5-The coach cuts the basketball tree and really We had just loadb squad to sixteen membcrs. As a of ffm y ' result many fellows are seen about i with their. chins scraping the 23-Vacation begins, ground, while others are ordering new ha'fS- 27-The Christmas daucc by YE 9-Both boys teams started the GANGE- cmd some dance! season with victories, but the girls lost by a few points. -.....-..-..-..-..-......-. ----- ..-.i...- - -......-..-..-.....-.............- - ,' F. R. Chesley Mrs' Smlth 92 South Main Street 106 So. Main St. Union City Pa A Good Assortment of i STAPLE GROCERIES Q Call on us when you need FRUITS AND ICE CREAM GOOD GROCERIES OSBORNE FUNERAL HOME Ambulance Service Lady Attendant Phone 102-J It Pays to Present a Neat Appearance ,QS9 Cleaning, Pressing, and Dry Cleaning ,Q ISRAELSON'S H W gg 1 J . im li 1 I i i Page ninety-seven r"i"" 'W' ' ' ' " T ' "' ' TWV - ' il go,.,'4' 1.9 Q gi " v Y , - . .OX X 'bil ' 3 I lg J f 8 fm U Q. O C A L E N D A R l l JANUARY Owen: "Oh-Oh, well, you see, I L ' lk' . I l 't d." l 3-School open slowly, but not wasnt ta mg ony Stal e l Slowly enough' 13-Miss Swanson fin the Freshman 6-Rodney Clark received the title TOOFHD I "lVhy Calft yOL1 get to C1355 of ffxfargity Drag," 1416 topk the on time? Where are you the per- l girls' team to XVaterford. The iod before tl'l1SfU . game ended in a tie after a thrilling Student: "XY ay across the hall 111 I game. .The boys won in a close, FOOU1 eleven-U fast game. 14-A girls' club gave a Leap-Year . 7-The girls' team stepped out and dance. The gi1'lS had UIOFC full l beat Lawrence Park, who had other details. It was a great party l beaten them earlier in the season. gefflng dances 9-nfl 3-'ffenfllng all . . . in spite of that. 9-In English Lit. class, Miss - K Humphrey: "This is for outside Y H ' reading." Owen Thomas: "But l7-Tnelnlne liennefly Sang, Dlfl You itfs too cold Outsidejf Mean ttf 11r1Chapek NN e were hlalf xyectin t nex son o e, 10-Bdth teams lostt, as usual, to SvirheregD0 iron XVOI-ka?JOh1-131' Conry. . - - ' g ' ' d in recitin a ll-Seniors are getting photograph- 21 A Student Stuttele H g ed for the ANVIL. Everyone is poem for Mr, Anderson. Excuse watching the birdies. - lf lllfflfla I gOt tpnggue ilnl eye oo an cou n sewa 12-Kay France calls her picture the was Saying," 'fMap of France." 16-Much excitement-Harold Had- 23-AHOCTSOHI UFOUF other .PeOPle lock obeys a teacher for once. He were talking at the same time as promises it won't happen again. Joyce was. Oweny YOU have been talking almost all the perio ." 17-Exam week. Horrors! Owen: H1 haven't talked this pet- 23-fRecuper1ition week. Vtfhewl 'Od' Vveslflusf a little' but not any prac ica y. 25-Heard on the air: "NVe have been Anfle1'SOnf Hlveill Warrant tlljll requested to play, 'The Prisoner's YOU Wefenll ta-lklng Practically' Song' in honor of Mrs. john Doe's golden wedding which is today." 24Z?OmleOn'flh1-eeitedha Sad poem in ' . t 's, t e oem wasn't 30-.School was cold so we were dis- Safpelt Wasil fiunny pgem, It was lnlssed' We dOn,t WOW?" We know just the way in which it was given. there's a catch somewhere. ,FEBRUARY 27-QOverheardj: Haddy: "You're pretty." Q9 6-Mr. Anderson fcrosslyj: "Owen, Rae: "Oh, Harold." sql will you stop talking?" Haddy: "Yes, pretty dumb." f. ll Page ninety-eight 1 at


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