University High School - Clarion Yearbook (Normal, IL)
- Class of 1931
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Marjorie Simmons .............. Art Editor
Clifford Scott ..... ..... A ssistant Manager
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Herbert Adams .... .---Associate Editor
Alice McGuire ....
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Edmund Parret ------ ------ J imior A1 tist
Mary l ouise Barger ------ Sophomore Fditor
Nancy Pollock ------------ FTCS111llG1l Editor
John White ---- .. ---- Athletic Editor
Clifford Scott--- -- ---Humor Editor
George Brown -.--------.------ Snap S'Iz0ts
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Bernice Qlileannr Whitehouse
JULY 8, 1913 - JANUARY 13, 1931
God falls our loved ones but tee lose not wholly
What he hath git en'
They live on earth in thought and deed as truly
As in his hearveh.
The Class of 1931 dedicate these pages to
the memory of one who had worked and
played with the.n all through the grades and
With many other friends I recobnize
Eleanors lovely personality her happy dis-
position and he. ever-ready s'nile. I also re-
call her loy altv to University Hi h School her
extreme interest in all commercial work and
her ambition to become a commercial teacher.
In the passing of our d arly loved friend
Eleanor we lose one who by her happy smile
'md cheery viord made our lives seem brighter
and more worth vxhile.
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The tllilzannr Whitehouse Qliup
After the passing of our dear friend and comrade, Eleanor White-
house, the remaining inenzlwers of her family wished to leave a token in
lfnizretrsity High School int memory of her. The memorial decided upon was
a large silver lowing cup to be known as the Eleanor Whitehouse cup.
It is to be awarded annually to the senior commercial student 'who
ranks highest in scholarship in commerce, character, sportmanship, contest
'work in commerce, leadership, and participation in school activities. In case'
two students should tie in the listed qualities, general scholarship sha-ll decide
the award. The name of the recipient is to be engraved ont the cup each time
an award is made.
Certainly no inore 'worthy memorial could be established for one who
was so deeply interested int commercial 'work that she had already decided
upon it as her 'vocations
The winner of the award this year is Maurine Darling.
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Ralph VValdo Pringle
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Traifziug Tfarhfr Training Teacher
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BARDENHAGEN, HELEN ELEANOR
'fShe wolde Qual wepe, if that she sawe
Home Economics Curriculum
"nts alle this world ne was there noon him
Foreign Language Curriculum
Orchestra, '28, '29g Odeon, '29: Treasurer,
spring term, '29, Rostrum, '30, '31 -
"Rekne as wel hir goodnesse as beauteef'
Foreign Language Curriculum
Vice-president of Class, '27, '28, Thalian:
Treasurer, fall term, '30: Secretary, spring
tgim, '31: Girl Reserves, '27, '28: Orchestra,
' , '28, '29, Girls Glee Club, '29-'30, Dis-
trict Commercial Contest, '30, '31: Clarion
Staff, '31, Honor Roll
"Eels therto he was 'right a mery man."
Manual Training Curriculum
Football, '29, 30: Captain, '30g Baseball
"HW smyling was ,full simple and cog."
Transferred from Toulon High School
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"Yowthe, with-oute grenehede or folly."
Orchesis, '28-'29: Secretary of Class, '30-'31,
Commercial Contest, '30, '31
"Hardy he was, and wys to undertake."
Foreign Language Curriculum
Football: '30, '31: Basketball: '29-'30, '30
-'313 Baseball: '29, '30, '31: Track: '29, '30,
'3l: "It Never Rains", '31g Rostrum: Sec-
retary, fall and spring terms, '30-'31: Clarion
Staff, '311 Class Speaker
BAIRD, EDNA MAE -
"And therefore I knowe of love's peynef'
Litsa Laurean: Unadillaz Reporter, winter
term, '30-'3lg G. A. A.
4'Nought of word spak he more than was
'fAnd Frensh .she spake ful faire and fet-
Foreign Language Curriculum
Thalian: Vice-president, fall term, '30:
Treasurer, spring term, '31: G. A. A.: State
Debate Team, '28-'29, '29-'30, '30-'31: County
Contest, Oratlong Thalian-Rostrum debate,
spring terms, '30, '31
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DISHER, HELEN JAYNE
"To alle hfir werlces vertu is hir
Foreign Language Curriculum
Odeon, '30-'31, "It Never Rains"
"His resons he spak ful solemnelyf'
Foreign Language Curriculum
Editor-in-Chief of Clarion, '31: Class treas-
urer, '28-'29g Rostrum: President, fall term,
30: Vice-president, spring term, '31, Odeon:
Boys Glee Club: Basketball, '29-'30, '30-'31,
Mg. '28-'29, Baseball, '303 "Stop Thief",
"Charm School", "In Old Louisiana", "Pur-
ple Towers", Mixed Chorus: Athletic Board,
'28-'29: State debate
"She was a mironr of alle curteisye.
Foreign Language Curriculum
,itsa Laurean, '29, '303 Odeon, '31, Vice-
president, spring term, '313 G. A. A.: Girls
Glee Club: "In Old Louisiana", "It Never
Rains", Orchesis, '29, '30
"Ful many a mayde, they mourns for him."
Foreign Language Curriculum
Football, '29, '30, Basketball, '29-'30, '30-
'31g Baseball, '30, '31: Captain, '31: Rost-
rum: Vice-president, winter term, '29-'30,
Vice-president, fall term, '30, President,
spring term, '31g Athletic Board, '30, '31,
Vidette staff, '30, '31g Clarion Staff, '31
REECE, MARY ELLEN
'fShe is so fnl of joye and of solas."
Foreign Language Curriculum
Thalianz President, spring term, '313 Sec-
retary, winter term, '31: Treasurer, '30:
Orchestra: President, '27-'28: Student Coun-
cilg Girls Glee Club, '31: Treasurer of Class,
'27-'28, Clarion Staff, '28-'29, Honor Roll
"Therefore she sand so meriely and loude."
Foreign Language Curriculum
Class president, '27-'28, '28-'29, '29-'302
Odeon: treasurer, winter term, '30-'31, "In
Old Louisiana", County Contest, voice,
Mixed Chorus: "It Never Rains": Clarion
Staff, '31, Honor Roll
f'No-where so bisy a man as he ther was,
And yet he semed bisier than he was."
Foreign Language Curriculum
Odeon: Treasurer, winter term, '29, Rost-
rum, '31, Orchestra, '28, '29, '30, Sec.-Treas.,
'29, Mixed Chorus, '29, Vidette Editor, '30,
'31, State Debate Team, '31, Secretary of
Class, '30, "In Old Louisiana", "Purple
Towers", "Charm School", "It Never
Rains", Art Editor Clarion, '29, '30, Clarion
Business Manager, '31, Boys Glee Club,
Latin Club, Honor Roll, Class Speaker
"For she was oon, the faireste under
Foreign Language Curriculum
Thalian: Vice-president, '31, Vice-president
of Class, '31, District Commercial Contest,
'30, '31, "It Never Rains", '31, Girls Glee
Club, '30, '31, Girl Reserves, '28, Honor Roll
"A lovyere, and a lusty baohelerf'
Foreign Language Curriculum
Class president, '31, Class treasurer,
Rostrum, Football, '30, Tennis,.'30,C ,
Captain, '31, Orchestra, '28, '29, '30, '31,
"It Never Rains", "Purple Towers", Boys
Glee Club, '28, '29, Thallan-Rostrum debate,
fall term, '29, spring term, '30, "Charm
School", Vidette staff, '29-'30
"In hir is heigh beautee, with-oute prydef'
Girl Reserves, '27, '28, Orchesls, '28, '29,
"Charm School", "It Never Rains", Odeon
'30-'31: Secretary, spring term, '31, Re-
"Wal coulde she reds a lessoun or a
Foreign Language Curriculum
Thalian: President, fall term, '30, Treasurer,
fall term, '29, Vice-president, winter term,
'30-'31, Girls Glee Club: Secretary, '28-'29,
President, '29-'30, Orchestra, State debate,
'29, '30, '31, Apportionment Board, '30,
Class vice-president, '29-'30 , "Charm
School", "It Never Rains", "Purple Tow-
ers", "In Old Louisiana", Orchesis, '27, '28,
Thalian-Rostrum debate, '30, Mixed Chorus,
'29, Salutato 'an
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Manual Training Curriculum
Football, '29, '30
CARTER, PAULINE G.
"She was a worthy womman al hir lyvef'
Foreign Language Curriculum
Unadillaz Vice-president, fall term, '30,
President, Winter term, '30-'31
NICHOLS, VIRGINIA JANE
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"Than Miriam, ne fairer was to sene.""
Foreign Language Curriculum
Odeon: President, spring term, '29, winter
'30, Secretary, fall term, '28, "Charm
School"p "It Never Rains"
"So hate he lovede, that by nightertale
He sleep namore than dooth a nightin-
Foreign Language Curriculum
"The Romantic Age"g "Is Zat So"g "Pillars
of Society"g "It Never Rains"g Rostrum, '30,
'31: Vice-president, winter term, '30: Cheer
leaderg Boys Glee Club, Clarion Staff, '31:
State Debate, '29-'30, '30-'31: Rostrum-
'Fhalian debate, srrinfr and fall, '30, '31,
Vidette staff, '30-'31: Honor Roll
"Of studie took she most care and most
Foreign Language Curriculum
Secretary of Class, '283 Thalian: President,
winter term, '31, Secretary, fall term, '30:
Thalian-Rostrum debate, fall term, '30:
State debate, '29-'30: '30-'31g Clarion Staff,
'29, '30: "Charm School": Lecture Board:
Recording Secretary, '30-'313 Latin Club:
BROWN, GEORGE BOSWORTH
"Discreet he was, and of greet reverence."
Foreign Language Curriculum
"Charm School": Clarion Staff, '31, Class
"She harlde conscience and tendre hertef'
Foreign Language Curriculum
G. A. A. '29, '30: Unadilla: Reporter, full
term, '30, Vice-president, winter term, '30g '
Treasuger, spring term, '31g Reporter, spring
term, ' 1
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f'And fresher was and jolyer of array,
As to my doom, than is the months of
Unadilla: President, spring term, '31: Sec-
retaryi winter term, '30-'3lg G. A. A., Hon-
f'He was a verray parfait gentil knight."
Foreign Language Curriculum
Secretary of Class, '29, Treasurer of Class,
'30-'31g Odeon: Treasurer, fall term, '30:
President, spring term, '31: Class Speaker:
"Curteys she was, discreet, and debonairef'
Orchestra: Secretary-Treasurer, '30: Presi-
dent, '31: Unadilla: Vice-president, spring
term, '31: "Charm School"g "It Never
Ra.ins": Commercial Contest, '30: Clarion
CARTER, ADA JANE
"So great noblesse in ernest, ceriouslyf'
G. A. A.
"ln ,feloweschip wel coude she laughe and
i spring term, '30g President, fall term
Commcreial Contest, '29: Unadilla: Vice-
. president, winter term, '29-'30, Treasurer,
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"Yong, strong, right vertuos, and riche and
And well biloved, and holden in gret
Foreign Language Curriculum
Litsa Laurean: Secretary, '29, '30, Odeon,
'31: G. A. A.: "Charm School", "Purple
Towers", "In Old Louisiana", Glee Club,
'28, '29, '30: Mixed Chorus: Orchestra, '28,
29: Orchesis, '28, Clarion Staff, '30, '31g
ELLIOT, ROBERT EMERT
"And certainly he hadde a mery note."
"For sothe he was a worthy man."
Foreign Language Curriculum
Transfer from Ben Funk High School
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Ulrahels uf a btuhent
CWith apologies to the songsters of the Middle Agesj
Clifford Scott, a student of 'University High School, set forth on a
Clifford Scott is a studious guy,
And is highly regarded in the faculty's eye.
On the first night out he stopped at an inn known locally as the
Station Store. Here he niet some of his fellow-students. The milkshakes
flowed freely, and before long our friends began to sing. Here follows
George Brown-Ah, the handsome brute!
Girls the world o'er think he's cute.
Lilith Southgate you can see
Always singing "I love mef,
Bob Elliott is a lad, of ways so rough,
VVhose whiskers are exceedingly tough.
Maurine Church, of serious 1nien,
Is less often heard than seen.
Forrest Noggle, a student in math,
Gives all his teachers a darn good laugh.
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Jeanne Parret, a frivolous lass,
Studies her lessons right in class.
Arthur Spafford, though free with his cash,
Never does anything exceedingly rash.
Mable Childers, so pleasingly plump,
Thinks she's sugar in a lump.
Bill McKnight. who knows every shade of rose.
Blushes most charmingly from his ears to his nose.
Then they retired to rest their weary bones. Dawn! Once more
Clifford and his merry friends started on their journey. ln the evening
they chanced upon a .cozy inn snuggled deep amidst collegiate environment.
lt was called the "Alamo". Here while drinking "eokes" they sang the
Eugene Cawood, who dresses so neatly,
A girl from Funk's Grove thinks of him sweetly.
Barbara Turner, "Call me Ann"
Is always looking for a man.
VVeldon Hanks is so very small,
Ziggy cannot see him at all.
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"Gertie" Byerly, of hair so red,
Always talks of Lawrence, ,tis said.
Howard VVilliams, an exaggerator of renown,
ls the Senior Class's humorous clown.
Maurine Darling, adored by all men,
VVill never be known as a "has been".
Clarence Burner, that elongated guy,
Is always wishing he could fly.
Helen Disher, a beauty superb,
Comes from Shirley's only suburb.
Then on again they traveled. On!
On! On! Presently they came
to the First Christian Church yard, where a morality play was in progress
Here is the cast of players.
Beaute .... . --- ---
Knowlege ........ - -
Studyous Desyre .... - - -
Dyscrecyon ....... ....
- - - -Weldon Hanks
- - - -Norman Baird
Human Genius--- .--- NVilliam McKnight
Magnyfycence--M ----.---- John VVhite
Poverte -------------- - - - -
And thence on to the Green Goblin.
-- ---- Julia Blum
Here, while drinking grape Juice
and ginger-ale, they again burst forth in song.
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Mildred Peard likes a boy with hair quite red
Every one knows his name is Fred.
Mervin Freese-alas, alas-
He goes to sleep in every class.
Mary Ellen Reece calls the same number
Every night before going to slumber.
Herbert Adams, a poet of note,
Shows to no one what he has wrote.
Virginia Qrendorff, a Towanda lass,
Is the competent secretary of our class.
John White, lover of home-made tarts,
Has broken many pretty girls' hearts.
Miriam Bush is a comely lass-
The fellows say, HVVOW! What class!"
Osmond Howard, with his big 12 shoes,
Is a boy that U. High hates to lose.
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Helen Bardenhagen, a human pin,
Falls to the floor with a terrific din.
From there Clifford and his friends made their way to the rooms of a
renowned astrologer, Miss Gertrude Stephens, where they learned some in-
teresting things about the future.
Clifford Scott will be the President of Podunk University, and the
most prominent man in the college world. His rare knowledge will make
possible perpetual motion.
Edna Mae Baird is to become famous at thirty-six. She will be mar-
ried six times and divorced six times, which is a new record in America. Ah!
Yes, Edna Mae will be the world's greatest vamp.
Behold in John White the future Knute Rockne. He will become the
world's greatest football coach. In 1950 he will invent a system that will
Julia Blum is to be a scientist of great renown. Ten years from this
date she will be in Africa searching for that rare something, the whiffenpoof.
She will conduct this search for Mr. T. M. Barger, Sr., the physics teacher
at University High School. A
Here is Clarence Burner, pictured as a Latin teacher at Yuton, Illinois.
His latest work will be a treatise on "The Principles of Teaching Latin in
Rural Schools". He will collect this knowledge by extensive research and
The future years will find Mary Ellen Reece in London, running an
establishment known as 'tThe Elite Beauty Shoppe". She will be known the
world over for her hairpins, which stay where placed.
Britt Blair will prosper as Normal's greatest merchant. He will own
a lollypop factory and put out several million lollypops each month. He will
get rich quick by fleecing the students out of their hard-earned cash.
Williaiii McKnight, Junior, we glimpse as the head of the McKnight
Universal Publishing Company. His company will do the printing for all
the governments of the world. He will die rich and exceedingly happy. In
his will he will leave four million to the unemployed.
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Ada Jane Carter is to head an Anti-Candyist Club. She will initiate
into her club any girl whom she sees eating candy. The club is to stop girls
from becoming fat. The crystal states that the club will be a fattening suc-
Eugene Cawood will figure as the handsomest actor in Hollywood.
He will be married four times and divorced four times. Then he will marry
a girl from Funks Grove and live happily ever after.
Bernadine Flanagan is introduced as a history critic in University
High School. She will be strongly against debating, although serving as the
sponsor of Thalian. She will write a book on the history of nineteen-thirty.
Ralph Rader will go to the University of Carlock, where he will be a
great football star, and the captain of the team in his senior year. After he
graduates he will become a professional player.
Esther Ropp will weave rugs for a living and meanwhile a man will
weave into the woof of her life. She will marry him and be happy the rest
of her days.
Donald Walker is to be a dentist, located at Yuton, Illinois. He will be
noted for his expert dentistry on animals of all kinds. He will become rich,
but die unhappy. All of his estate will go to the Yuton Animal Poor Farm.
Elisabeth Stubblefield will be engaged in a rattling good business, that
of an undertaker. She will become Normal's greatest and richest woman,
but the man who marries her will steal her money, and then leave her with
a broken pocketbook and heart.
Paul Carver will be a mechanic, earning good pay. His specialty is
automobiles, but he can operate and repair any kind of machinery. He will
be employed at Sears, Roebuck, and Company, in charge of the Toy Depart-
Pauline Carter will be a school teacher at Kerrick, Illinois. For pupils
she will have two boys, two girls, and seven chickens. She will retire, after
earning sufficient lucre, and live on a lonely ranch in the Black Hills.
Marjorie Simmons will become Chicago's most beautiful society wo-
man. She will make her debut on March 1, 1042. Happiness will be hers
until she meets the man of her dreams, then unhappiness until they are mar-
ried. After that, all will be well.
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Arthur Spafford is indexed as the world's light-weight boxing cham-
pion. He will have a terrific right hook, which will flatten many opponents.
He will be considered as the best exponent of his art.
Virginia Nichols we see as a famous author. She will write a book
entitled "Why I Left Home", and for this she will be awarded the Nobel
It is prophesied that Hildred Peters will be the head of pickle business.
After a few years of success, she will find herself in a pickle on account of
the business depression. She will finally go "cuckoo" looking for a sweet
pickle that isn't sweet.
Lilith Southgate will be the proprietor of the Southgate Manufactur-
ing Plant-the only woman owning a plant of any kind. She will be popular
among the men of her town.
Barbara Turner will be noted for her journalistic efforts and radio
broadcasts. She will be a favorite in television fields because of her "crown-
ing glory" fred being easier to transmit in colors than brown, black, or
yellowj. In broadcasts she will be easily identified by her rapid speech.
After their look into the magic mirror of the astrologist, Clifford and
his companions departed on their various paths, thinking fondly of the days
in the past and looking forward expectantly to the days of the future.
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President ----- ..,. Maurine Blum
Vice-presiclent --- .... Melvin Jacquot
Secretary --- ..... Iimmy Holley
Trczxsurer ...,. Robert Darley
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Ulu QBur Svpunsnrs
To you who have guided us throughout the year,
VVith words of great wisdom, with kindness and cheer
To you who have made these our happiest days,
To you who have helped us in thousands of ways,
Dear Sponsors, we offer our honor and praise.
You have led us with patience. advised ns with eareg
You have taught us with courage to do and to dareg
You have kept ns advancing with laudable speedg
You have given ns friendship when we were in need.
For these things, dear Sponsors, we thank you indeed
J. L. H., 'sz
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Mahamz Qunhp Qbcpuunhs at the iiuninmbeninr Banquet
CVV ith apologies to Babees Book of Courtesy of the Middle Agesj
In looking over this banquet group,
I think I see many drinking their soup.
Me thinks they need a lesson in etiquette.
And this is a darn good place to start. You bet!
Oh, look at JACK STREEPER licking his knife!
He must think hels playing a life.
And therels LAUREL MCCONKEY-he guy-
Now trying to cop the silver on the sly.
I must go on with this lesson of need,
For NORTON is eating with terrible speed.
Well, well, if ALICE and little BILL QUINN
Aren't starting their fight all over again.
Both of you know that isn't nice.
MARY ELISE, put away those red dice!
Say, NICK-Well, look at that-
He's giving a good imitation of jack Spratt.
REX and ELLIS? Are you members of this class?
Yes? Well, stop throwing that glass.
VVALTER? Now Miss Hamilton will be wroth
If you keep spilling coffee all over the cloth. I
Now behave yourselves, students, for once and for all.
Oh, there is JULIA making eyes at PAUL.
And watch the Young lady, MAURINE BLUM,
Trying to talk with her mouth full of gum.
This banquet has just started, and yet
The students show they have no etiquette.
See here, DOROTHY BALTZ, stop squashing that cake.
You're making more noise than all could make.
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Tut, tut, EDYTHE! You think you are sly,
But I saw you hit ELWOOD in the eye.
And you too, ELWOOD, stop cutting up.
First thing you know you will drop a cup.
Now, SYLVIIA, stop flirting with that boyg
I didn't think you were so brazeng I thought you coy.
And say, you,-yeah! BERNICE SPANGLER,
Since when did you become such a Wrangler? '
RALPH! Get your fingers out of that jam
Or I'll come over and give you a wham,
Say, JOHN, quit munching like a horse.
We can easily hear you, of course,
But don't try to show us your way
Because-N ED! Remove from your mouth that wisp of hay
RICHARD WEBER, if you eat any more
You will burst and splutter all over the floor.
And there are ELSA and ESTHER, sisters so fair,
Striving to tear out each other's hair.
And now our own quiet MILDRED WHITE
Is taking in one mouthful more than she can bite.
Now I shall continue till the lesson is done
But-Say, KENNETH, you threw that bun.
I hope that your manners improve in a while.
DOROTHY, stop drawing pictures on this floor of tile.
Won't you students wait until I am done?
Goodness sake, there's BARNEY doing the Charleston.
Miss Church, these students won't be good.
Look at them all, guzzling down the food.
All right, DICK VVILLIAMS, calm your boisterous laughter
Phooey-VV ho put that vinegar in my water?
Now, MELVIN, refrain from licking your plate
Or you will surely have a mighty hot fate.
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Listen here, JIMMIE, stop biting your nails.
And quit flinging your arms about like flails.
Now, FRANCES BRIGHT, put away that pink powder puff
Don't you know when enough is enough?
I suppose Illl finally get through,
Somebody please find me my shoe.
That was you, GOLDIE, I'll slap your face,-
VVell, for crying out loud! VVhat a grimace!
Stop clowning, FLOYD, and listen to me.
You'll need it to become a great big "he",
Mercy me, what do you think?
TRUNETTA eats like a missing link.
There goes the window curtain down and down-
Fell rather neatly on TRUMAN'S crown.
Now, TRUMAN, don't slug SAMMY like that,
And the floor is no place for your Sunday hat.
There goes another one-one and one make two'
They will be all down before MARY LOU is through.
For Pete's sake, JAMES CUSTER, stop throwing tho
They hurt when they stick our sensitive shins.
ROBERT DARLEY, don't get so rough
Or I'll show you who's here that is really tough.
BOB ERDMAN, settle down and begin to pray.
You won't go to Heaven after eating that way.
Now MARGARET, don't give me any of your sass,
Or I'll forget I'm a member of this class.
VVhat? Did you wish to speak?
Well, MARJORIE, stop shuffling your feet.
Oh, my gosh, how long will this last
Before the excitement gets furious and fast?
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But now, to go on with my lesson of faults,-
VVaiter, bring LOUISE the smelling salts.
Be quiet, be sensible, be nice, I beg!
Oh my, BETTY hit HELEN with a table leg
There's NELLIE, the school's tomboy,
Acting so nice, so good, so coy.
There's a lot of gab from MARYFERN,
But it won't be long until she'll learn.
There's GERALDINE trying to high hat.
TOM up and threw at her a spat.
VVAYNE, where do you get that stuff?
EMILY'S only trying to pull over a bluff.
Now LUCILLE is a merry young soul-
She's trying to swallow a doughnut whole.
STANLEY also is getting very gay,
He's standing on the table trying to pray.
Now, VVOODROW, cut all that noise outg
I can hear you nicely-so don't you shout.
I guess ELEANOR forgot herself this time-
She said to me, "Your speech doesn't rhyme."
Say, VVILFRED, stop acting funny,
We already know you look like a bunny.
There is FERN biting VIOLET'S arm,
I hope VIOLET doesn't do FERN any harm.
Oh, HELEN LOUISE, the studious student!
If she keeps on, her mind will get bent.
Now, IRMA, you surely have gallg
Act your age if you have to crawl.
FRANCES BRINING, you cute little thing,
Get down off the table! You can't sing.
LOUISE XVALKER, you bad little girlie,
VVhat makes you so terribly surly?
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Oh, it's useless! I give up the ghost-
I can make naught of juniors but a very poor host.
But I hope that the seniors, and teachers too,
Will forgivingly smile at this awful stew.
Dorothy Baltz, Ellis Blair, and Robert Erdman are the students who
are ably representing the juniors in the State Debate class. From this class
the school debaters will be chosen. The question is Resolved, that chain
stores are a menace.
The class was very proud to have five members receive football letters
last fall. The lettermen are Kenneth Fuller, Captain-elect for 1931-2, Nick
Bosnjak, Laurell McConkey, Billy Quinn, and Richard NVeber. Other boys
faithfully came out to practice and played in several games. They also
deserve mention. Among them are Ralph Burns and Robert Darley.
We regret that the basketball letters have not yet been presented,
but juniors out are Nick Bosnjak, VVilbur Barton, Ellis Blair, Melvin jacquat,
Truman Sage, Rex Darling, and Richard Weber. Jimmie Holley is man-
aging the team.
We hope that a number of boys will go out for track and baseball
and so maintain the class record.
The junior play, "GREEN STOCKINGS," was a great success. The
class was especially proud to have for the first time in a number of years
a cast made up entirely of juniors. Not only did the cast co-operate well,
but also the class, both in planning for the play and in the presentation.
The junior Class is well represented in the various societies. There
are seven junior members in Thalian, ten in Rostrum, six in Odeon, two
in Unadilla, eleven in G. A. A.
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Lord and Ladies of this castle,
The Troubadours do sing to thee,
Telling tales of girl and vassal
XVho are in the class of '33.
They are a very merry crowd,
.Xnd not so slow in classes,
Though sometimes far too gay and loud
As they gossip in the masses.
ln this class is a very bold man
Answering to the name of Schroeder.
Each girl delights to tease him
Because he is so 'fraid o' her.
There are Marjorie and Vivienne,
Sometimes too misleadingg
llut they'll always quiet down
At Ruthiels gentle pleading.
Frances and Virginia
Oft are seen in laughter.
liovs, vou'd better beware o' them-
They'll get the man they're after!
Klarv Frances and Ernestine
Do love the boys who are oldg
So lmashful Bolm and "lVinnie',
Have grown to be quite bold.
Martha Rose and XVoodrow
XVould make a very good pairg
The only thing against it,
"Skilly" would think it unfair.
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Grace and Jessie Langhoff
All soccer games attendg
Gracie makes a fine goal guard,
Jessie her aid does lend.
Hudelson and Wieriiian
Are rivals at their studies,
But outside of lessons
Are very friendly buddies.
Jim VVilliams is very seldom seen
Alone, without friend Bob.
Such is the case with King and Miller,
VV ho together do hobnob.
We have a very brilliant girl,
Who's not so hard to look at:
'Tis either Catherine or Dorothy.
Can you guess which, off the bat?
Anabelle and "Marty"
Are both quite cute and chic.
If either e'er have heartache,
Call Ned or Rex right quick!
Although they're rather quiet,
Much fun are Lillian and Lou.
When you get to know them,
You'll surely like them, too.
Three gallant knights do in our class appear-
Veach, Purdy, and McKee.
All so very handsome are,
On which to bet is hard to see.
Two bosom pals are Carl and Ross-
They always together toil.
One is blond, the other dark-
For each other they make a good foil.
And have you heard the latest news
Of young Martha, our Lillums?
She has turned Joe completely down,
For company of "Doc" Williams.
Surely you've heard of "Wartl' and "jake"
Those two tall, jolly lads!
Both are favorites with the girls,
For they are the latest fads!
Two girls taking commercial work
In the business world some day we'll see
Now you'll find out who they are-
Alberta Hinthorne and Ruth Darley.
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VV e have three great pals, whom
We find together on most school days.
May this never end-the friendship of
Helens B. and L. and Marjorie Mays.
Often over to Normal High
Go Marjorie B. and Allene Bright,
There to see Harold and Earl,
All on a Monday night.
A winsome maiden, and quite nice,
Is happy Mary C.
In home economics she enrolls.
Her chosen work and name agree.
Two of our little lads
Together quite oft we see.
Tho they are small, neither is dumb.
They are Herman R. and Russell E.
Not very congenial are Bob and Dong
But just love the other to tease.
Don gets angry, so does Bobg
So both find out 'tis better to please.
A new girl to our number added
Answers to the name of Ruby Cahoon.
If she keeps up her jolly way
She'll be a favorite soon.
Tom and Glenn H-,
fIt's too long to spellj,
Both love aeroplanes
And draw them very well.
Mary Lou and Miriam
Are friends concerning much.
Any of their notes on J. H. B.
Don't you dare to touch!
Last, but very far from least
Comes one of great purport.
LaVerne Bundy is a man
Of a quite likeable sort.
Lords and Ladies of this castle,
The troubadours have sung to thee
Telling tales of maid and vassal
W'ho are in the class of '33,
Now as we leave your gracious presence,
And hasten on from here,
We hope you have enjoyed our ditty,
And the chronicles of their soph'more year
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The bang uf the Vikings
QL-ly Vere, the Valiant NVolfj
llear ye! the tale of the Vikings
Who sailed in the ship so great.
lVe embarked in the year 15330-
September fifteenth was the date.
XYhen we embarked on the seas of High School,
-Xliee Beyer was given eommandg
Her assistants were Sage and XVinklepleck
And the rest of our gallant band.
Of course we had a treasure chest
.Xhoard our massive shipg
'Twas entrusted to Renee Harper
To guard throughout the trip.
Four of the staunehest and bravest
Our commander could call upon
To assist llfllj were "Mada" Duesing,
"Charkie", '2Xrdy',, and Dorothy Anderson.
Strong' arms it took, and many,
To row our craft so fair:
Rynell, XValston, Stephens, Walters,
Reeves, XVatson, and Francis Hare.
Each his own task must accomplish
To fit him for life's future years.
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Orr and Roberts looked after the livestock-
'Twas well done, you need have no fears.
The musicians we had in our jolly band
Cheered us in sundry ways-
Castle, Schiller, and many more
Played sweetly our U. High lays.
At first the seas were gentle,
But then a storm arose 5
NVe hit the shores of the seniors,
And rubbed against rouge-pot foes.
The nets of the seniors caught us,
And held us for many a day.
'1' hey were stern and heartless masters:
But we served, and at last got away.
Protected by warriors brave and bold,
We did not fear our fate--
Broughton, Rodrick, and Richard Kohler,
Lynn McConkey, and George Southgate.
L. Walker, Sutter, and Durbin
Had chosen as their careers
The secretarial course to help us
Throughout our U. High years.
The crew was always healthy-
Our great "chef" was in command,
jane Pierce, assisted by Ruth Farnham,
Gave us food they had carefully planned.
VVhen our "chef" said the food was all ready
She called Rash, Stover, and Frances Moore,
Landis, Oesch, and Howard,
Who carried food 'till the meal was o'er.
We had in our crew many talents:
First our gifted artists three--
Holly, Scott, and Coen--each
Gave us pictures true to see.
Our spinners, McConnell and Hattie Roberts
VVorked from the dawn of day,
Assisted by Thompson, Dobbs, and Carver,
They accomplished much without extra pay.
Upon the field of scrimmage
VVe had some mighty men,
Callans with his prowess
And also Flanagan.
Days that were long and darksome
VVere brightened by maidens four:
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T. VValker, Cahoon, Ingram, and Tarlton
Danced gaily while all called for more.
Then there were gifted singers,
Sweet and clear their voices pealed-
Sommers, Lentz, Killian, Pollock,
And Louise Stubblefield.
Capable guards were our lookoutsg
Through trials untold did they stick,
Our dependables Robert Turner,
Roger Martin, and Frank Tick.
Oftl when the seas were stormy,
VVe needed advisers true,
We straightway went to Miss Stroud and Miss Webb,
The guardians of our crew.
So we'll all stand at our places,
Well endure till the cruise is o'erg
Then our faithful pilot, Pringle,
XVill guide us to the shore.
He'll give us all our emblems
In memory of the fight
We had in sailing over
The sea of High School-RIGHT.
The big bonfire that attracted so much attention on the south campus
on a Friday night in October, 1930, was a part of theifreshman weiner roast.
The fun we had playing games and running around the track was only equaled
by the pleasure of listening in the flickering firelight to the beautiful music
from -Ioe's violin.
The Freshman Class of Vikings were required by their masters, the
seniors, to give an original program. Accordingly, one October morning in
assembly, a program was announced by Alice Beyer.
The first feature was a tap dance by Elaine Ingram. Joseph Castle
then gave two numbers on his violin, Eleanor Coen played "A Kentucky
Barbecue" on her guitar, and Vere Wolf CVere the Valiantj gave a piano
number. Margaret Sage, imitating Barbara Turner on the piano, closed
The U Hi Hop, held at the Old Castle on November 3, 1930, was a
tremendous success. The music was furnished by "Bev" Schuler's Modern-
istic Orchestra. Mrs. Martin, Mrs. Beyer, Mrs. Turner, Mrs. Harper, Mrs.
Sage, and all the class sponsors served as patronesses. Everybody was pres-
ent and a great time was had by all.
The bleak winds of January did not keep the Freshman Class from
having a party one Friday night in the Old Castle. They danced, played
cards, and had a mid-winter frolic under the rosy glow of many colored
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In December Thalian gave her annual carnival, which proved exceedingly successful.
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Ebalian ehating Smtietp
Thalian Debating Society passed through its ninth year very successfully, all the mem-
bers having greatly increased their knowledge of debating through weekly practice and
through the guidance of their sponsor, Mr. Barger. 'llhalian furnished some members on
this year's debate team from University High, and the society still holds the Dr. F. C.
McCormick cup, having defeated Rostruin in the annual debate.
The presidents of Thalian for this year have been Barbara Turner, fall termg Berna-
dine Flanagan, winter term, and Mary Ellen Reece, spring term.
Thalian's first social event was a weiner roast, held at Hernadine lilanagaifs home,
in October. In early spring the society initiated the latest additions to their group. The
social activities of the year ended with the animal spring banquet, held May 23.
This is the
Mary lillen Reece
of the year, but it means fun as well as wt '
R O L L
Mary Louise Barger
Mary Lou Johnson
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Ye ancient Order of the Knights of Rostrum just fin-
ished one of their most successful years. Many interesting
questions of the day were discussed at the weekly jousts.
.Xn interesting tournament was held in the fall, with the Order
of 'l'halian, ,Xfter a hitter verbal struggle, Thalian emerged
victorious. The spring encounter will be a diiferent story
however-xve knights hope.
Sirs XYilliam lllclinight, John XVhite, and Herbert
.Xdams served as presidents of the Urder during the three
Ye Knights did assemble their fair ladies and did
journey to Lake Bloomington to enjoy a wiener roast. in the
fall. The spring term activities listed a theatre party and the
annual stag banquet.
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Zlhhzntures nf CBUBUII
ln this year of Hank liailures and Lack of limployment, we, the Knights and Ladies
of Odeon, rode hravely on our jaunty steeds toward our goal, Effectiveness in Speech. The
I. S. N. U. program was changed, thus depriving us of the advantage of an Assured Place
and Time of meeting and Credit for our work. VVe rode into Night Meetings where we
encountered dragons, There was conflict with meeting times of other societies and groups,
and no Certain Place of Meeting. After a time we came to rest in Room N, where the
ahsence of an instrument forhacle Music on our programs. There were originally eighteen
of us, nine Knights and nine Ladies. Our Charter was altered to permit ten Knights and
ten Ladies to he in our hand. But Purely Voluntary Literary VVork came into our path.
Knights fled. Still, those who had heen in our band a year or more were unwilling to give
up the Adventure, and we rode on. 'llhe brave Knights who have continued with us are
Britt Blair, Paul lludelson, jim XVilliams, Ralph Burns, Rex Darling, and Truman Sage.
The Ladies who hegan the year in the Band are Miriam Bush, Marjorie Simmons, Mary
lilise Humphreys, Martha Humphreys, Geraldine Shroeder, Mildred, Peard, Frances XVhite.
The Ladies unafraid who have joined our Band this year are Margaret Fraser, Jeanne Parrct,
Helen Ilisher, Betty Galford, julia Blum. We with the help and encouragement of our
leader, Miss Stephens, are still riding to our goal.
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Dear Linadilla Alumnae:
You know l sometimes take great pleasure in reviewing the year's
activities. l do this year because our society has done some very interesting
First l shall tell you about our social events. The first and probably
the most interesting event of the year was the steak fry, held in the timber
near Randolph on Friday, October 24.
Then we had an enjoyable time December 12, when we shared a pot
luck supper at school. Our girl friends were guests at this occasion.
Uur annual banquet was held on 'February 133. This was a patriotic
party: so the decorations and the menu were both symbolic of the "February
llut I must tell you about our pilots for the year. Elisabeth Stubble-
field was the president during the fall term. Pauline Carter presided during
the winter term. ln the spring term our society was led by Esther Ropp.
I hope you have enjoyed this message because it gives to you the doings
of the faithful band who were followers in your footsteps.
A 1931 Unadilla Member.
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Girls' Else Qllluh
The Girls Glee Club has elosecl another eventful year.
Gtticers for the organization throughout the year were l'resi-
clent, Dorothy lialtzg Vice-president, julia llisehottg Secre-
tary, Vivienne Vincent.
The Club niet on Weclnesclay evenings. In the latter
part of the year much time was spent in preparing for the
District Music Contest.
ln the fall of the year 21 xviener roast was helcl at Lake
llloomington for members and their guests.
Miss Blaine Boieourt was sponsor of the Club.
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ligh School Orchestra was 0lglI11ZLCl 111 the fall ot
orchestra had been organized when some Ot tl1e
present group were in the seventh grade.
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and a eo11stit11tion was ad
opted. At present the IllC1lllJCfSll1lJ totals tw elxe
Mabel Childers was president of the organization during 1030 51, and
XYClClO1l llanks was secretary-treasurer.
An enjoyable social event was l1eld at the lJCg1Il111110' of the school
year. Two pnhlie programs have heen given this year one tor tl1e junior
play and one for the senior play.
M ahel Childer
Mary Ellen Reece
Edna Mae VViley
Sponsor: Mr. VVesthoff
Director: VValter Donaldson
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Another season has been closed by the University High School state
The question debated this season was Resolved, that the chain store
is detrimental to the public welfare of the United States.
The affirmative side of this argument was upheld throughout the
season by Bernadine Flanagan, Lilith Southgate, and Clifford Scott. The
negative team was composed of Ellis Blair, Clarence Burner, and Barbara
ln the first debate our affirmative team journeyed to East Peoria,
where they lost a close decision to the team representing that school. The
next debate, which was held in our study hall, was won by our negative team.
Jacksonville High School debate team came to Normal to receive the decision
from our affirmative representatives. In the'last debate of the year our
negative dropped the decision to Pekin High.
Dorothy Baltz and Ellis Blair will be the sole survivors for a success-
ful season next year.
Mr. Atwood Reynolds of Illinois State Normal University was coach
of the team this year. A great deal of credit must be given Mr. Reynolds
for his services during the season.
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On Friday, November twentieth, the junior Class pulled off "Green Stockings."
VVilliam Faraday, the father of an aristocratic English family, would not allow
Phyllis, the youngest of his four daughters, to marry until Celia, the eldest daughter,
was married. Celia's other sisters, Lady Evelyn and Madge, had both been married.
Lady lfvelyn was a widow and Madge's husband lived in India. Due to an old English
custom, Celia had been forced to wear green stockings at the wedding of each of her
Phyllis was rather disappointed because Celia was just the eldest sister and not
very desirable. Celia was disgusted. She was teased constantly because she was almost
thirty now, and rather hopeless. But she decided that she, too, would have a love
affair. ller fiance would be in the army-of course just a make-believe-but no one
would ever know the difference. She spent many hours writing letters to him, care-
fully destroying them later. No longer did she do all the work: no longer was she
just the eldest daughter, for she was engaged to Colonel Smith, D. S. O. But one
day Phyllis found one of the letters and mailed it. Then Colonel Smith, who was
not just a make-believe, suddenly interested in finding whom he was engaged to, went
to the Faraday home under the name of Vavosere.
Although it was just a make-believe affair, it soon became a reality, and Celia
didn't have to wear the "green stockings" at Phyllis's wedding after all.
Madge Rockingham ............. ........... ........... IX, I aurine Blum
Lady lfvelyn Trenchard-
Aunt. Ida ,........ . .......
Phyllis Faraday-, ....... -
Ilonorable Robert Tarver---
james Raleigh .............
VVilliam Faraday .........
Admiral Grice, R. N. ,...
Henry Steele ...........
---- Maryfern Martin
Celia Filfaflay' .--.--...... .--- N Targaret Fraser
Colonel Smith, ll. S. O. --------.------..-.--------- ---- R ichard Xvilliams
Director: Clarence Miller
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'tilt ther ants"
March seventeenth the Senior Class presented a delightful comedy, "It Never Rains,'
written by Aurania Rouvral.
The action centers about the Rodgers and the Donovan families, who are pretending
that they are wealthy. Henry Rodgers, a jealous, henpecked husband and real estate sales-
man, sells some poor real estate to the Donovans. Meanwhile, jimmy Rodgers falls in love
with Dorothy Donovan. jimmy wants to marry Dorothy, but their parents object: so they
decide to elope and be secretly married.
Trouble comes between Henry Rodgers and Walter Donovan when each finds that
the other is not wealthy and that the real estate sold to Donovan is of no value. A fight
ensues, and the Donovans decide to leave. They catch the young couple trying to elope,
and berate them severely.
The play ends as Dane Lawson, a rich and former sweetheart of Henry's wife, who
had come to visit her, enters into the real estate business with Henry and Walter, thus giving
them the financial backing necessary to bring them wealth.
jimmy Rodgers .....
Norleen Sears ....
Clara Donovan .....
Dorothy Donovan ....
Dane Lawson--- -
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Un order of appearancej
- --..- Mabel Childers
Margaret ...- -- --- -- .-.-- Gertrude Byerly
Gale --... M--. .......... .--.-.-..--.-.---..-. M ildred Peard
Mary .....--............- --.. -.----.----..-.--.. J e anne Parrett
Assistant Cheer Leaders--, -- ----Clifford Scott and Norton Duesing
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The UH. Iaiqb fear
Back to school.
Freshmen off to good start. They elect officers.
G. A. A. holds first roast of the season.
Clarion staff holds initial meeting.
Almighty seniors put famous restrictions on the earthy
U. High and El Paso lock horns in opening football
U. High is getting the habit. Tie Pontiac, 6-6.
Thalian frolics at roast.
Rostrum comes back with another roast.
I. S. N. U. celebrates Homecoming. Normal High cele-
brates victory: U. High-l8, N. C. H. S.-21.
More weeping. Streator-32, U. High-7.
Girls Glee Club roast at Hudson. They leave their chap-
eron at home fby mistakej.
Freshmen learn fast. They have a roast, too.
Unadilla goes steak-frying near Randolph.
VVe play Bloomington and-well, it's this way: Bloom-
ington-36, U. High-0.
Sophomores let loose some of their originality and have
a Hallowe'en party in the Old Castle.
Leroy proves bitter medicine and we again stand on the
wrong side of the score card: Leroy-37, U. High-0.
G. A. A. girls shove off for Peoria Manual to attend a
The freshmen present a program for the approval of the
seniors. They seem to approve--except for the imitations.
We enter the "no score" column again when Westville gets
45 points and U. High-well, they "also ran".
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The juniors scamper forth to a roast at Frances Bright's.
NVe have an Armistice Day program at which Reverend
Clyde F. Vance speaks. '
We close our football schedule in great style-for Trinity.
Trinity-20, U. High-2.
The juniors successfully pull off "Green Stockings". The
cast frolics at the Alamo after the production.
Thalian and Rostrum go at it again, and Thalian takes
Rostrum into camp.
We become aware of Morris. Lose our opener, 28-19.
Freshmen inaugurate matinee dances.
Home Planning class gives reception at home of Miss
Unadilla girls entertain their girl friends at a "pot luck"
Athens goes on a rampage, 30-10. Ouchl
We enter the win column again. Mazon-9, U. High-27.
Our jinks l Bill, Gas, Scotty, and Swedej go to Gibson
Cityg so it's Gibson City-21, U. High-14.
VVe are dismissed to wait for Santa.
We all come back full of Christmas candy and wearing
our new jewelry.
We nearly overhaul the touted Saints, but Trinity comes
out on top, 13-9.
We are greatly grieved at the passing of our dear friend
and fellow-classmate, Eleanor Whitehouse.
Athens finds our boys have improved. In print it looks
like this: 25-18, our favor.
A few go to see Decatur's box car, but the Reds win,
18 to 8.
Hey! Hay! It took a whole overtime to down Blooming-
ton. VVhat a game! just ask Scotty. 20 to 18.
The seniors sponsor a matinee dance.
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First, second, third, and fourth teams put up a sturdy battle
in the Old Castle. Cooksville-5, U. High-55.
13-7, Mt. Pulaski's favor. What could you expect-our
jinks went along again.
VVe give State Champion Decatur Reds a scare. Decatur-
14, U. High-12.
Normal takes us by a 21-14 score. VVe must have been
Unadilla steps out again. This time dinner is served at
the Y. W. C. A. for the girls and their boy friends.
Our faithful supporters, all twenty, turn out to see Trinity
Again we show Mazon what it's all about. This time
lVe surprise Normal by a 33 to 22 count. But then, they
say they can beat us any time. WVe'll see.
Our regular schedule closes with a win over Mt. Pulaski.
It was 25 to 18 this time. Quite different. -
Guess they didn't want to. We eliminate the Sudduth
Roadsters from the District. Normal-29, U. High-30.
We advance a step. U. High-26, Lexington-18.
Downs is spilled in the afternoon by a 20-17 count. And
then we win the tourney from Bloomington, 21-14.
XVe hold special assembly to present the District Tourna-
ment trophy and give the fellows a good start to the
Biggest crowd of the season goes to Springfield Sectional.
Petersbury-18, U. High-28.
The boys become superstitious, as it is Friday. Spring-
field ends our winning streak, 27-21.
The boys come home. Happy days are here again.
Senior Class presents "It Never Rains". It's a great suc-
cess, and the cast frolics into the wee, sma' hours.
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Basketball boys hold their banquet. They elect Truman
Sage captain for the coming year.
Odeon society gives a matinee dance.
U. High loses the opening track meet of the season to
We gain some points on Mackinaw and take the meet,
The baseball team gets off on the right foot, and Ben
Funk suffers to the tune of 16-3.
The track team attends the Atlanta Relays.
The Senior Class holds a party in the Old Castle.
The Bloomington High baseball nine is subdued to the
count of 9-5.
Streator upsets things by making this baseball game their
victory-Streator-23, U. High-2.
Normal High is taken down another notch when our li'l
ole track teams stops them, 5355-48M.
Then they get revenge and their ball club turns U. High
by a 6-4 score.
But there the fellows regain their stride and win from
We place third in the County Track Meet by virtue of
Unadilla girls give a May Day party at the home of
Hildred Peters in Bloomington.
Ben Funk proves an easy foe and the baseball team has its
own way. U. High-31, Ben Funk-2.
Many more pleasant things will happen in the near future,
but as this book goes to press we can only name a few. Some
of them are Junior-Senior banquet, Thalian banquet, Rostrum
banquet, Odeon banquet, and last but not least, graduation.
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"1HlIuriJz1f Twill Gut."
'Slug' Saunders was in a dilemna. He had just come to the conclusion
that there is always an end to a gangster's career. And in all the years that
he had been in the 'racket' he had always noticed that the end wasn't just a
Now, just when he was wishing that he could break away from the
gang and 'go straight', the 'Chief' had given him orders to put Tony Savan-
oni, alias 'Weasel', 'on the sp0t'. He didn't know what to do. If he failed
to obey orders he knew what would happen. They'd 'get him' somehow,
no matter where he went. And he had a feeling that he would be caught if
he did shoot Tony.
His name was becoming entirely too well known among the police.
They had almost got him in that last raid. Now they had somehow procured
a photograph of him, and pictures of himself stared him in the face from
telephone poles and buildings as he walked down the street. Under each
glaring likeness was printed the amount of the reward-a neat fortune-to
any one capturing him dead or alive. Consequently he had to disguise him-
self before he dared venture out.
XVhile 'Slug' had been thinking about all this, he had been walking
rapidly down the street. Not that he was in a hurry, but walking fast seemed
to help him think better. As he was hurrying past a vacant building, he
glanced up and saw two men coming out upon the street a short distance
ahead. He recognized them instantly. They were 'Weasel' and 'Shiverin'
Smith', both members of the McGann gang.
The men were facing the opposite side of the streetg so they didn't
see 'Slug'. who had an excellent chance to put a bullet in 'VVeasel's' side.
But 'Slug' didn't care to meet them yet because he hadn't decided what to do.
He dodged into the vacant building, ran to a window, and since it had a
frosted glass pane in it, raised it about an inch. This was enough to see
through-and-shoot through, too-if necessary. The men had reached the
sidewalk by this time and were about to turn, But a sharp crack rent the
air. 'Shiverin' Smith' fell in a heap, and 'NVeasel' ran down the street amidst
a hail of bullets.
'Slug' knew immediately what had happened. It was the Spumoni
gang and 'Slug' hoped they would do his work for him. But no, 'Weasel'
got safely down the street and finally took refuge in the alley that separated
the vacant building which 'Slug' occupied from the one next to it. He was
safe from the gang but only a few feet from 'Slug'.
'Slug' saw his chance. He would obey the 'Chief's' orders. Quickly
screwing the silencer on his gun, he cautiously shoved it through the crack
and pressed the trigger. 'Weasel' crumpled and fell flat on his face, and
no one had heard 'Slug' shoot.
"Now to get out," thought 'Slug'. He couldn't go out the way he had
entered because the Spumoni gang were out there raining bullets at the alley,
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and then there would probably be a curious crowd gathering. He would
have to find another way out.
just then the shooting stopped and he heard whistles and the sound
of hurrying feet. "The 'Picks' ", muttered 'Slug'. The police were gather-
mg from all directions, and 'Slug' knew he couldn't get out now.
Since the 'Weasel' had fallen on his face and the bullet had entered
his side, it was easy to see that the shot must have come from the vacant
building. Then the police spied the window that 'Slug' had raised a little.
He was soon on his way 'up the river'. Too late he had wished that
he might 'go straighti.
S. S., '32
For such a deed the night was perfect. The drizzle turned into a
mist which enveloped the city. I was so certain that London would be entirely
destroyed that I was paralyzed with the thought of it. I had always trusted
Liebstiech, but now I thought him a madman. Yes, mad! . . . The rain was
falling when I uncovered in my own mind that he and his fowl companion
were plotting .... And again the rain fell as I contemplated their base actions.
It was on one of my afternoon strolls that I had met Liebstiech. I
was walking down Bradstreet Wav. and as I crossed Piccadilly Road I was
well nigh run down by a rapidlv moving hansom. The occupant immediately
expostulated with the driver and covered me with profuse apologies.
"My dear fellow," he exclaimed, "you will pardon such reckless driv-
ing by my cabby here, I hope."
I noticed a German accent, but still he seemed a likeable fellow.
"Can't I take you down town P" he continued.
I accepted with pleasure, as I had had enough of walking that day.
I learned that he was high in rank in the English forces in France. He had
come into England about ten years ago, enlisted in the army, and now was
a major of an artillery group at Mortencieux. He had a leave of absence
and was home on secret business. We dined at the club that night, and
we saw each other frequently after that.
One rainy night as I was returning a book to the library, through
the 1nist I perceived two shadowy figures crouching under a street lamp
which gave a sallow, blurred light. A sharp pang struck me as I recognized
one of them.
"Get this, now, Reuben," he muttered, "The Government isn't pay-
ing us for nothingf, Liebstiech's voice was very harsh and guttural. I-Ie
went on, "It'll pay you well to keep stillf'
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"Yes. Now get this. Tomorrow night at 11:30 meet me here. It
only takes two for the job. The gas will be ready. Steinbaum said it would.
The valves are in good shape, and when we let go the town won't know
the difference. Tomorrow night, 11:30."
Liebstiech went down the alleyway and Reuben hailed a hansom. I
couldn't move. Upon first sight of them I had stepped into an area, and
there I heard all without realizing the significance of their words. But now
the horrible truth struck me. I dashed home through the rain, my brain
in a whirl. Not until I was in my armchair did I dare think, and hardly
then. The German Government paying Liebsteich and his colleague to destroy
London! VVhat a base plan! Tomorrow night, 11:30. That's what he
said. Only that night I had read of the deadly gases being perfected. And
the fumes would spread so that all London would be dead in three minutes.
But how would the two madmen get out? Were they sacrificing themselves
for Germany? Liebstiech, yes, German. Could it be I was the only one
who knew of this mad trick? The whole responsibility on my hands! Should
I tell the police? No, there was no proof. I must wait and do my part alone.
Again it was raining. The night was perfect for their beastly crime.
Eleven o'clock. I waited. Eleven-twenty. Still no sign. Eleven-thirty,
the dot. I was in the same area as before. A hansom drove up-Reuben.
There was a light halt' way down, and there he went in. My gun was ready,
and I determined to make them stop or kill them both. As I cautiously
looked in, I saw Liebstiech at a large wheel. The valve!
"We can get out in two minutes," he said. What? They intended
to get out in two minutes, out of London.
"Let 'er go," cried Reuben.
"Stop!" I yelled. "For the love of God, stop!" I was in a fit.
"Are you crazy P" screamed Liebstiech.
"Madmen!" I shrieked. Several men were holding me, but I fired
two useless shots into the air.
"Let me explain," said Liebstiech in a quiet tone. "I think I under-
stand you, N ewberryg but if you swear not to repeat, I'll tell you."
"The English Government is dispatching me and my friend Reuben
to Paris by balloon 5 and since we are closely watched, we wished to embark
secretly. There is no time to lose, adieuf'
Humbly I wished them a good voyage. Then I went out into the
R. W., '32
Q jaigljt Bait!
CA true experience of my great grandparentsj
"I'm going down to the big meeting now. Don't sit up and wait
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"Don't go, John. You know what all the folks have said. Let's
go up to Illinois and stay with Mother until this is over with."
"Noi I' tell you I'm not going to leave this town. I can defend
my views if I like. Anyway, they won't try anything right here in town."
"But we're not 'right here in town'! We are half a mile from
the nearest neighbor."
"That meeting starts at eight olclock, and it's seven now. I'm going.
I'll take Old Bess and the buggy. Don't wait up for me."
"All right. Go if you must. but you know how strong the feeling
is now. Those pro-slavery men will do almost anything!"
P '6They won't try anything on me, I tell you. 'Goodbyef'
The door slammed shut, and soon Mrs. Johnson heard the buggy
bounce out through the gateway and go down the road.
This was just before the Civil War, when there was much contro-
versy over the slavery question. In St. Louis, where slavery sympathizers
were in the majority, the anti-slavery men of the town usually kept their
views secret. Mr. Johnson, or John as we know him, was a very outspoken
man. He had, at several meetings, openly voiced his denunciation of slavery.
Every one knew which side of the question he stood for, and the slavery
supporters had a decided dislike for him.
There had been several quarrels, and the pro-slavery men had abducted
a few of the most violent speakers from the anti-slavery movement. Mr,
Johnson had been repeatedly warned by his friends to leave the city before
the anger of the pro-slavery men was turned against him, but he had ignored
their warnings and resolutely remained in town.
When Mrs. johnson could no longer hear the buggy, she got the family
Bible and sat down before the fire. She read a short while and then went
She awoke with a start. "Eight-nine-ten. Ten o'clock. I think
I'll go to bed. john may not be home until after midnight."
Getting up from her chair, she replaced the Bible and went into the
dining room. She carefully spread the cloth and laid out the silver for two
While doing this she thought she heard a noise in the barn. She
listened carefully, but it was not repeated. She took up the lamp and went
into the kitchen.
Again she heard the noise. It sounded as if several persons were
walking toward the house from the barn.
"They've come for johnif'
She blew out the lamp and quietly went to the rear door and bolted it.
The footsteps came up to the back porch, stopped, and then began
a circuit of the house. She went to the front door and bolted it. The foot-
steps had gone completely around the house now. They stopped for several
She again sat down in her chair before the fire, tight-lipped and tense.
"I do wish John had heeded the warnings. We could be in Illinois now,
out of danger. I wish I could warn him."
The footsteps had been pacing slowly around the house for hours,
it seemed to her. Now there came a clumping on the steps.
"They're coming in!"
The clumping continued up the steps to the door. Then came several
bumps which' did not sound at all like ordinary knocks.
"If I don't open the door thev will break in. Anyway, they want
John, not me, and possibly I may get them to go away before he returns."
"VVho's there ?" her voice trembled.
No answer. She slid back the bolts.
"NVho's there ?" her voice firmer now.
Still no answer. She opened the door a crack and peered into the
darkness. No one was there.
She pushed the door wide open.
There stood the family cow, which had broken loose and come up
to the house for a drink.
G. B., '31
3Bzbinh a Mask
At a party, every one is jolly and gay. Of course I appear happy
too. I laugh with the crowd. I dance madly as if nothing else mattered.
After the dance a little punch is refreshing. While drinking I talk in jokes,
keeping those around me filled with constant laughter.
At a school game I cheer and shout above the roar of voices. I laugh,
sing, and talk until my friends remark how sweet my life must be. Again
I am with the spirit of the crowd.
But at home I am different. There I have time to think. Sometimes
I think of games, of dances, of walks and rides. Then a smile flickers across
my face as I think of how well I am playing the part. Down in my heart
I am melancholy. Then my face relaxes, there is no trace of joy. It seems
that my spirit sinks. Alone, I dream of some one dear to me, some one
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far away. No matter how I try, tears find their way to my eyes and stream
down my face. I cannot hide the truth from myself.
Br-r-rr-r-the door-bell. W'ith a sigh I rise, wipe the tears away,
and powder away all traces of feeling. I stop before the mirror and smile
at myself. Then, with a toss of my head and a forced, broad smile, I hur-
riedly get my coat and join the happy youths waiting at my door. Again
I play my part, behind a mask.
J. B., '32.
2111 in the Game
Crash l-- -Bang!
"Say, how can a guy keep from being caught, with you making so
much noise ?" whispered an angry voice that seemed to come from a dark
"Aw, pipe down, yourself. How can I help it when you grab-the
best and I have to take what's left, and find it in the dark at that P"
"VVell! If I had been at this game as long as you have, it wouldn't
take me long to find what I was after."
Soon another clatter was heard. "Was that you ?"
"Noi I supposed it was you trying to give us away again."
"VVell, some one else is in this room besides you and me. It's about
time we were beatin' it out of here."
A small figure was seen stealing into the room, turning back to see
if any one was looking. Soon the figure gave a long, low whistle. At this
another figure dashed in, closed the door, and began to feel his way around.
After the new comers had satisfied themselves that there was noth-
ing there, they departed quickly.
"Golly! it sure is getting hot around here. Why, I'm even afraid to
take a good deep breath, but if nothing happens for a while we can run and
get out without being caught."
"Yeh, but I'm afraid we'll never get out. Oh, why did we think of
such a thing in the first place? We might have known we could never get
by with it."
Suddenly a loud cry was heard from a distance. Both boys crouched
quiet, waiting. Again the cry, this time the voice calling, "Ollie, ollie, oxen
free." And by this they knew that they had not been found, and were to
run to base and get in free, So they slid down from their perch on top
of a tottering cupboard, and dashed to base, elated over their success in con-
cealing their hiding place.
V. N., '31.
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The Eallah nf The Jfhhher
Fair Ellen dwelt within a town-
A modern town indeed-
And Ellen was a modern maid
The villagers all agreed.
Fair Ellen's parents wanted her
To wed a wealthy youth-
In fact demanded it, if one
Must tell the awful truth.
Now Ellen had a will, and thought
That there must be- a wayg
She called her true love then to her
And unto him did say:
"Alfonso, dear, my parents stern
Demand I marry Billg
And oh, the very thought of it
Makes me extremely ill.
"Alfonso dear, what can you do
To thwart this dreadful fate?
The date is set, the guests are bid
No longer must we wait!"
Alfonso scratched his head awhile
Then slowly he replied,
"Dear Ellen, listen to my plan-
You shall not be his brideli'
The wedding day dawned bright and clear
The wedding feast was spread,
The minister and guests arrived-
A goodly crowd, "tis said.
The hour drew near, the chimes rang out
The wedding march peeled loud,
The bridegroom waited at the church
With all the festal crowd.
"Delayl Delay! W'here is the bride?
The guests began to stir.
"Has any one seen Ellen fair?
What has become of her?"
At last her father found a note
Pinned on her chamber door:
"Alfonso's flivver filled the bill-
I'm his forever more."
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So Ellen fled Alfonso's bride-
In mild haste she fled.
Bill married then another maid.
He's happy now, 'tis said.
Alfonso, Ellen, and the Ford,
Are happy too, I hear.
As they fooled every one concerned,
That's not exactly clear.
A Ford for an elopement is
T he very modern way.
"XVell, Ellen was a modern girl,',
The villagers all say.
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"Time to go to bed," came a voice from the living room. 'fIt's ten
jack and Mary jumped up, went to the kitchen, and got a drink.
"O boy! You ought to hear this hot dance music from WLS l" ex-
claimed Frank, who was listening over the radio. 'Tll be upstairs as soon
as this jazz runs out."
But the jazz did not expire, and Frank fell asleep.
"Hey, Frank! Come right on un to bed,', called out Mr, Holbe half
an hour later.
"All right, l'll be there as soon as I get a drink," answered Frank,
waking from his slumber.
ln a few minutes all were sleeping quietly. Nothing woke Mr. Holbe
out of his peaceful snoring until midnight, when Mrs. Holbe softly whispered
in his ear, "jim, jim, wake up! I hear burglars down stairsf'
Mr. Holbe get out of bed, drew his 38 colt from under his pillow,
and tip-toed downstairs. Sure enough, the talking came from the dining
room, where the silver was kent. Mr. Holbe stooped. He listened for a
while. Distinctly he heard a clinking of silver. He could hardly make out
what the robbers were saving, but the words that he caught proved that they
were stealing the silverware. He flashed a light into the room.
"Stick 'em up lu he commanded.
just then a voice came, "Station VVLS broadcasting a fake robberyf'
VV. B., '32
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jfuunh ants lust
The next thing I knew, after I had fallen into the dust with a bullet
through my left shoulder, I was lying in a white bed in a place that I learned
later was an old French mansion used as a hospital. I was quite out of
my head, it seemed, because everything was dim and mixed up. My shoulder
pained me terribly, my head ached, and I was very warm and cold in turns.
After a while I became more conscious of the things around me,
and I noticed a bed next to mine had a man lying in it. .lle was pale and
thin, and looked very ill. It made me feel bad to look at his thin, drawn
face. I tried to reach over and touch him to let him know that I felt sorry
for him, but I was unable to move either arm, as I was strapped to the bed.
Then I thought perhaps if I smiled and looked better, maybe it would cheer
him up a bit. I forced a smile, and noticed that he, too, smiled in turn and
looked much better. I tried to speak, but I was so utterly weak that I could
not make a sound.
Finally a nurse came in, and smilingly she removed the straps which
held me down, This relieved me greatly, and after the nurse had left I
turned toward my newly found friend and saw him smiling back at mc. I
decided that I would feel much better if I could shake his hand, as he looked
eager to become acquainted. VVith much labor I extended my hand slowly
toward him, and I noticed that he understood my plan and was also extend-
ing his hand to grasp mine. As I thrust my hand across the remaining
space between our beds, I suddenly struck a hard substance, cold and invis-
ible. I felt all around and then realized the truth. It was a mirror.
Matlab nf the btreatur Game
As the clock struck three, we left, you see,
That place called U-H-S.
And clambered aboard an ancient Dodge,
And never once did rest.
IVe rolled and rocked and bumped and jumped,
Till it seemed she would hardly run,-
But ere we came to Strcator town,
W'e found trouble had just begun.
A tire went Hat and there we sat,
For pliers we had none:
But to a Shell gasoline station
Our footsteps soon were won.
The proprietor, a portly man,
Greeted us at the door.
He must have weighed two hundred pounds,
And then some fifty more.
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But soon, however, the tire we fixed
And started on our way.
We stopped to get a bite to eat,
But none could get, I say.
And when we got out to the gym
Most of the team had dressed,
But we our weary bones laid down
To gain a little rest.
Then out to the held the old Dodge sped
As fast as she could go.
Right soon we saw a giant sign
VVhich said, "Oh, please, go slowln
By the side of the road we did park the bus,
And entered the field on foot,
Our hands and faces were black as coal,
Or at least as black as soot.
Eleven bonny Green and Gold
Warriors dashed out upon the field,
But there was also a great red team,
VVho said they'd never yield.
The whistle blew, the game was on-
The slaughter had begun,
And though U-Hi did always fight,
Old Streator had it won.
Right valiantly our boys did fight-
VVee Willie, John, and Herb,
Bill Quinn, and Captain Rader, too,
Were more often seen than heard.
But Pope, ah, such a sad, sad thing-
There was no stopping him,
And though right fearlessly we fought,
He had more vigor and vim.
Twice in the first half they did score
During the battle that night.
We too would have scored but for a bad break
On a pass to johnny White.
The pass was thrown by our quarter-back-
Herb. Adams was his name.
Pontiac, El Paso, and Streator '
Do still ring with his fame.
But then we lost the ball-ah, me,
A touchdown was in sight.
But now that they did have the ball
Things didn't look so bright.
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The second half it was a rout-
Via the air they scored,
Until Ken Fuller looked as though
He had been hit by a board.
Quickly they scored three times that half,
And then U-Hi awoke
just as some slaving monster man
VVh0 has thrown off his yoke.
"Nine-ninety-nine,,' the signals were called.
'Twas a pass from Adams to lVhite,
And Johnny grabbed it from the air
And ran with all his might.
"Touchdown! Touchdown !', U-Hi had scored'
Our fans fall threej went mad,
And when we made the extra point
The Streator fans grew sad.
The gun went off when we were close
To scoring points once more-
So back we went unto the gym
All feeling pretty sore.
Howe'er, our spirits soon did rise
As all the boys got dressed,
Because our coach with lots of "dough',
By Streator had been blessed.
To the Green Tree Inn we then progressed
And, boy, how we did eat!
Some fish for john and Fred and Paul,
But all the rest had meat.
"Please quiet down," the owner said,
Or else you'll not be served.
Thus many who were raising cain
From some of their fun were swerved.
VVe finished soon, the bill was paid,
And we were on our way.
But though in a Dodge I did go up,
I returned in a Chevrolet.
We burnt the road up coming home-
We really made some speed.
Ah, that before it could have been used
In our great hour of need!
Wenona, Rutland, and El Paso
All soon went flying by.
And safe we came to dear old Normal
Ere the twinkling of an eye.
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Now ye who laugh and mock our team
Take warning now from me,
Since neither also can you play,
Why think thou cans't not we?
C. S Sl
The Zlrnnp uf jfate
Dick slides into his seat as the bell rings
And prepares himself to work,
But, alas! A vague inspiration
Leads him his task to shirk.
His eyes wander round the room
And rest on the girl before him.
Yes, surely his eyes don't deceive-
She wears a sash all neat and trim.
He thrusts his arm cautiously forward
And jerks at the dangling end,
Then quickly he's back at his tiresome task
fHow easy it is to pretendlj
The girl partly turns in her seat
And gives him a withering glance.
Poor girl! How little she knows
Of her sorry circumstance.
But one little thing is hardly enough
'For this energetic young mang
Once more he raises his innocent head
Once more the classroom to scan.
His eyes light on the teacher,
Who stands with averted faceg
His aim is sure and steady
As he measures the time and space.
From the improvised sling the paper-wad sails,
As quick and straight as a die.
Fate plays its partg she suddenly turns,
And it strikes her above the eye.
Then quickly he turns back to his work,
But finds that she isn't so dumb-
Her eyes are glued on that half-concealed band,
And he knows that his time has come!
R. H. S
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Zlutnhingrapbp uf a Buurmat
ln the year nineteen hundred twenty-eight I hrst saw the -light of
clay in a large factory. I was a nice, big, bristly door mat. My first experi-
ence in life came when I was taken to a counter of a large store and put
on a pile with some other mats. I was the top one. One day a man
came to the bald-headed clerk, who worked at my counter, and said some-
thing to him.
The clerk immediately picked me up and placed me on the counter
by the customer, and the man took some money out of his pocket and gave
to the clerk. I knew by their actions that I was being sold like a slave in
the olden days.
I shouldn't have cared if I were getting some of the money, but to
see that bald-headed clerk get it just about burned me up. I felt like Hop-
ping up and winding around him, but I controlled my temper for the time
being, partly because I wasn't long enough to go around that fat old clerk
twice, and partly because they rolled me up in some paper and tied a rope
around me. Oh, but that rope hurt my stomach!
The man took me on a street car and placed me on the Hoor while
he sat on a seat. It happened that he sat down by an old lady and she kept
using me for a foot rest. My, but I was getting low in the world!
Finally the man picked me up and pushed a button that caused a
buzzer to sound. The conductor stopped the car and we made our exit.
The man took me to the steps of his house, and to my relief he cut the rope
that was pinching my stomach. Then I was thrown down on the porch.
From that day on until an hour ago people have been using me, or rather
1ny hide, for sandpaper to clean the bottoms of their shoes, and now my
hide is worn out.
I don't know where they got the idea, but I do know that when some
of the boarders step on me after working hard all day digging ditches, it
hurts worse than that rope did. At the present time I am sitting in the trash
container along with some other rubbish, and I've been here for the last hour.
XVheel Here comes the boy with some matches. Goodbye forever, folks!
S S '39
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Q Gauss Qligg
just then, without a moment's warning, a man hit me on the head
as I was descending the stairs to the cellar to get an apple.
I don't know how long it was before I regained consciousness, but
when I came to I was in a car with three men, and as soon as they saw I
was awake, they began talking to me.
"Yer one bo' we're goin' to bump off good," murmured one of the
men, "and nuthin's goin' to stop us!"
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"Yes, boy! and how!', chuckled another one. "At last we got yer.
I tell yer, boys,' let's dump him in the river. Jim, drive out to the stream
and let's get this over with."
I started to plead with them. "Listen, men," I whined, "I've a wife
and children to make a living for."
"Shut up!" they cried.
VVhen we arrived at the banks of the fatal river, they dragged me
out of the car and made arrangements for the heave. They bound me and
put an iron weight on me.
"All right, boys, heave, ho!',
"At last you've come tof' cried my wife. "You were knocked so
cold we finally had to duck you in a tub. You must have hit your head
on the beam above the stairs. You've a bump as big as a goose egg!"
I looked up to find myself at the bottom of the stairs. "That was
a nice little dream, anyhow," I said. "VVell, I'll have to duck, after this,
when I go down stairs."
N. P., '32,
"Who are you, and what do you want F" I asked, not daring to un-
lock the door. My heart was thumping, for only a week before a man
on the next farm had been murdered at this time of night.
I was the only one at home, and the clock chimed eleven to add to
the chills racing up and down my spine. Not a weapon in the house, and
again came the resounding thump, thump, thump on the oak door.
"I refuse to open the door until you tell me who you are," I managed
to say in a half-quavering voice.
Thump, thump, thump, again broke forth on the night air. I looked
frantically about for some possible weapon. There on the table lay the bread
knife, which had not been put away since dinner. I grasped this, and turn-
ing towards the door I commanded the one outside again to speakg but only
the thump, thump, thump greeted my waiting ears. Pictures of bloody mur-
ders raced through my mind. Scenes of Jessie James' life. Bold midnight
homicides after robberies. Suddenly,I rose from my half-crouching posi-
tion, pulled all of my courage together, and approached the door, gripping
the knife in readiness to strike. I swung the door open and braced myself
for the attack.
Then Bruno, our shepherd dog, sauntered in and stretched himself
before the blazing fireplace.
J. H., 'aa
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When the day's duties are finished, and twilight has suddenly dropped
on the busy world, seeming to bring a hushed calm over one's spirits I like
to sit curled up in my favorite chair, hidden from sight by its luxurious
depths, and gaze dreamily into the fire that gleams across the hearth.
Fancies, I know, will never come true. ,Tis well, for were all my
dreams granted it would be like the saying, "If wishes were horses, beggars
I have just buried myself in my favorite story. I am wondering how
I should have acted if I had been in a runaway, or if my mother were like
hers, when the fiames I have been watching unconsciously, suddenly seem to
become an individual, standing out in my mind in a most stupendous manner.
There is something fascinating in watching the flames in a fireplace
reaching out their dazzling fiery fangs as if to ruin anything and everything
within reach, and then to be seemingly swallowed up into ever-reaching space.
My mind drifts to witches, and I see each fiery symbol a witch shak-
ing her Hnger at me, and with a fiendish grin seeming to say, "Watch out!"
But no longer are these flames witches. Each is a flounce or ruffle
on my highly pictured, overly longed-for party dress, which of course is to
be Hame-colored chiffon, a most ravishing frock.
From one wild fancy to another my mind rapidly leaps, and now
I find that each flounce, each ruffle, has in some mysterious way turned into
horrible snakes' tongues in an African jungle. I feel the searching sun beat-
ing down on me, and I am surrounded by a tremendous cobra, ready to spring
any minute, getting me into its terrible clutches.
Frightened at such thoughts, I bound out of my chair and with a ter-
rible thud I come at last to my senses. Looking up, I End my brother glow-
ering down at me with a most disgusted and annoyed expression, and to
my surprise and dismay I find that while I have been soaring on wings of
imagination he has been searching vainly for the evening paper, which I
had unintentionally used as a cushion.
B G l3'7
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when Blurbs Bihrrt Qllnunt
One night my out-of-town guest and I decided we would go to the
show. We didn't know what was on until we got there. Then we saw a
large sign which read, "Lon Chaney in 'Midnight in London'." We had
heard a great deal about this show, how spooky it was. But we decided
to go in nevertheless.
It was a very good show, but on the way home we would look over
our shoulders to see if anything was following us.
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XV hen we arrived home we went to bed very quietly, and were soon
sleeping very soundly. Suddenly I felt somebody jerk my shoulder. I awoke
instantly. My friend did not need to tell me what he wanted, because I heard
We heard a voice say, "Hands up! Keep 'um up!" I was so fright-
ened that I nearly jumped through the window.
Next we heard the rattling of silverware. Then came the mumbled
words, "Come on! Get back from the door!"
By this time we were sitting up in bed. A whispered consultation
ended in our decision to go downstairs and see who the intruder was. NVe
got out of bed trembling. I opened the door quietly, although to us it seemed
as if it creaked terribly. VV e stole down the stairs and stopped at the bo-ttom
so we could listen. But hearing nothing, we went into one room, then to
the next. VVe finally got up courage to turn on the light. But still we heard
or saw no one. Then suddenly we heard somebody say, 'KHands up! Come
on !" It was old Polly, the pet parrot.
T. S., '32
The jfair Quartet
There is a quartet of pretty young blondes,
Who have never gone swimming in small ponds.
Two of them are Gerry and jo,
Iiach of whom has more than one beau.
The other two are sisters fair-
Martha the younger and Mary Elise.
They have of the four the lighter hair,
So abundant that their ears won't freeze.
This quartet will never be broken apart,
Unless some boy doth steal oneis heart.
Qbur jfrennb Cllllass
VVe have the best French class in town,
One taught by little Miss Brown,
Supervised by tall Miss Ellis,
VVho never is mean, harsh, or jealous.
Her pupils are Margot and Georgette,
Slenri, Rene, George, and Jeanette,
Jeanne, Marie, Srene, and Nannette,
VVho look as if they were made of granite.
Last but not least is Lucienne,
Who is always present, sun or rain.
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It won't be long until the hour's over,
And not long around the room we hover.
Unto the study hall we dash,
And down up the desk our books we smash.
The seventh hour begins with a rush,
And over the study hall there is a hush.
Then we try to get to-morrowls French.
Now the hour we find is over-
And it was not such a terrible boreg
But the next day when we get to Miss Brown
NVithout our lessons and wearing a grin,
She will say, "I thought this was the best class
ln the whole big town of-Yutonf'
H. A., '31
VVhat fun it is to study faces! There are many kinds of faces and
many different expressions, showing one's feelings and often one's character.
Saturday night, while sitting in a car parked on a main street of town, one
has an excellent opportunity to watch faces.
Oh, look at this man with an armload of groceries. He seems wor-
ried. I wonder why. Perhaps he doesn't know from where the money for
the next groceries is coming. He'd better hold his head up or l1e'll bump
into some one.
This girl looks bored. She appears to be wondering why she ever
came down town. Oh, what caused her face to light up so? I see now.
There comes a girl who is waving to her. They greet each other joyfully
and walk off arm in arm, laughing and talking.
P VVhat is that man looking for? I don't think I'd like him-he looks
too cross. His face breaks into a cruel smile as if to sav, "Aha. I've found
you," and he walks swiftly awav. Here he comes back, dragging a little
boy after him. I feel sorry for the boy. I'd run away from that man, too.
Such a good-looking couple! I wonder where they are going. They
seem happy. Her face is wreathed in smiles as she listens to him. Perhaps
he is complimenting her, for she blushes slightly as he looks adoringly at her.
That looks like a happy group. They must be going to the skating
rink, for they are carrying skates. See the little girl standing alone! She
looks wistfully after them. She wants to go with them, but she has no
skatesg and besides, she must watch her little brother. Yes, she turns back
to him just as he starts into the street.
There goes the busy shop girl. She must hasten back to her place
after a hurried bite of supper. Oh, how tired she looks! But soon work
will be over, and she can go home.
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That man's having a hard time reading something on a small card
in his hand. He may be wondering why wives can't write their lists more
clearly or else do their own errands. See, the frown leaves his face! He's
discovered what was written on the card. There he goes hurrying on to
finish his errands.
There must be a game tonight, for here come a group of high-school
boys and girls waving banners and ribbons. They are all laughing and
talking gaily. They appear to be prepared for a good time, and I judge
that they'll get it.
See that woman hurrying by. She looks worn out. VVhat attractive
little girls are following her! They are teasing her to stop and look at this
or to buy that until she is exhausted trying to persuade them to follow her.
In spite of their teasing she goes resolutely on.
That man has something to do and is going to do it. His face shows
VV hat a contrast to the first man is this man who comes next. He
is slouching aimlessly along with a blank look on his face. He appears to
have nothing better to do.
What a striking appearance this woman has. She has a satisfied
expression on her face. She must be through her shopping. Yes, she is.
She comes and gets into the car. It is Motherg so I must end my study
and drive her home.
UH. Ilaigh bpirit uf Qliuhap
Jo and Helen entered the McCormick gym on the night of the Normal
High-U. High basketball game.
"Say, Io, where's everybody ?l'
"VVhy, I don't know. Maybe the game was scheduled for eight in-
stead of seven-thirty. There are not thirty here yet, and it's already seven-
This was the conversation overheard as two alumnae of U. High
entered the gym.
"Helen, there's Jimmie. Let's ask him."
"Hello, Jimmie. Gee, it's been ages since I've seen you," exclaimed
Helen and jo in a chorus.
"Howdy, Jo and Helen. How come you're here ?" welcomed jim.
"You see, Dad and Mother are at Aunt Lou's, and on our trip to
the South we intend to stay here three days. It so happened that we were
able to attend this game," explained Jo.
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"Lucky, I wish I were going South," sighed jim.
VVhen does the game begin, Jim ?" questioned Helen.
"The regular game begins at seven-thirty. Why?" responded jim.
"Is this all that come to U. High games now P" questioned Jo.
The average attendance is about sixty, and one-third of them are
late," responded Jim.
"Remember when we were in high school? Almost every one came
to games. We got to them early too, and gave them a send-off and let
them know we were backing them up. Look at U. High now. About sixty
at a game, pepless yelling, no spirit at all. What an attitude for a school
This severe criticism came from Jo.
"Look at those girls! They's afraid to yell. They might spoil
their dignity. Eating candy and talking from the first of the game until
the final gun!" exclaimed Helen.
"All that half of them come for is the date afterward. They hardly
watch the game at all," said Jim.
. At last the game began and the three became silent. At the quarter
the game was four to five, U. High's favor,
"Gee, that was thrilling. W'atching old U. High again is great!"
exclaimed excited jo.
"They have a dandy bunch of fellows," remarked Jim, "but how
the students back them up! They work hard, then a few freshmen and very
few upperclassmen yell a little for them. What a school spirit!"
A. M., '32.
Exams! Exams! I wonder who ever thought of such terrible things.
It gives one a heavy shock to hear the teacher announce that there is going
to be an ordeal of that kind the next day.
I have been expecting the word "exam" for the past month, but when
it comes I shiver and shake at the thought of it. Some one will probably
get one hundred, but not I. I ask some of the students if they are taking
their books home and they say no. Then I wonder how they could have got
everything out of that book into the region of their heads called brains.
I start for home with my book under my arm. I go about two blocks
and whom should I' meet but an old schoolmate. She wants me to go to the
basketball game tonight. I tell her I can't, I have an "exam" tomorrow.
But I can hardly resist the temptation of saying that I will go.
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When I get home and eat lunch I sit down to study, but I can only
stare at each page as I turn them one after another. I should have learned
all this long ago, but I tried just to "get by". I sit dreaming of some of the
good times that we had today, then suddenly I hear the clock in the hall strike
twelve. Mamma calls down stairs and says it is time for me to go to bed.
I take a last glance at the good knowledge of the book and hurry off
to bed, only to dream of the exam. I know nothing except the answer to
the last question. I try to pump some suggestions out of the teacher without
any results. I try on all the questions, but I know that only the last one will
be accepted. I hear the bell ring. I awake suddenly to find that the clock
is striking seven. Some one is calling for me to get up.
I hurry off to school. At last the fatal hour arrives. Then I find
that my dream really comes true. When I leave class as the last bell rings, I
am glad-yes, indeed glad-that the exam is over, even though I did not
My last wish will be that I shall not have to take an examination to
enter into the City of Gold, if so, I hope that it will not be so difficult as
these monthly exams.
G. I-I., ,32
Vanity is a useless thing. It does not further one's interest, it does
not compel admiration, it does not indicate good breeding. Vanity is a re-
sult of too much self-interest. One may take pride in onels appearance, in
one's achievements, or in onels connections. But vanity is not included in
pride. There is no excuse for vanity on any grounds.
VVe all know it is a drawback to any one's character. No one wishes
to cultivate it, yet it pops up unawares sometimes. Probably all of us have
at some time been caught at the mirror, primping that last tiny second. How
we blush to think of it. Vanity! In us! I venture to say that not one person
can deny that he has caught himself at some time with a complacent smirk
upon his face when the realization of his superiority in some matter suddenly
comes to him. Again, the burning shame of it. At worst, however, it is
a fault of which most of us are aware, and if we correct ourselves each time
it rears its ugly head, We will soon be rid of it. Vanity. Toss it out the
M. B., '32
Q The essay above won a High School Pantagraph prize for the best
essay of the weekj
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The Girls .Xthletic .-Xssocizxtimm, uncler the leadership of Miss Brown,
enjoyed a very successful year. Baseball anal tennis were participated in
hy inzuiy nf the freshmen as well as the upper classinen. The spring banquet.
helfl at the Klethczclist church, was well attenclecl. At this time the various
2l'.X'Zll'ilS were given. Much of the success of the orgaiiization is clue to our
cnpzihle presiclent, Xlaurine Blum, and to our sponsor, Miss Brown.
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Orchesis Dancing Society started in Illinois State Normal University
in 1927. It is a society for girls who desire to further their knowledge in
interpretive dancing. They have passed a very successful year, including
the rectial given in March and the usual festival at commencement time.
Much of the success of the society is due to the ability of the sponsor, Miss
Lakin. The high school girls who belong to Orchesis are
Alice McGuire Marjorie Martin Maurine Blum
Mary Fern Martin Catherine Thomson Ruthe Watson
Grace Terwilliger Vivienne Vincent Miriam Coen
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During the past basketball season, twenty-eight girls participated.
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the season. however, this number had been increased by twenty-two.
On Thursday, February twenty-sixth, eleven of the basketball girls,
who had been out at least four weeks, entered the Illinois League of High
School Girls Athletic Association Telegraphic Basket Shooting Tourna-
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For the last two years the girls of U. High had taken first place. This
year they took fourth place.
Part of the credit for success in the Tournament goes to the Fresh-
men teamg part to the coach, Miss Mann. The girls had a very good team,
which they should try very hard to keep intact next year. If there were
more girls in U. High such as Margaret Sage, Renee Harper, Eleanor Coen,
Alice Beyer, U. High could have several good basketball teams.
The girls who were chosen on the varsity team were Mary Louise
Barger, Alice Beyer, Mary Carver, Eleanor Coen, Elsa Graves, Esther Graves,
Renee Harper, and Margaret Sage. Mary Carver served as Manager.
During the fall term there were forty-eight girls out for soccer.
The first few weeks rules and instructions of the game were given.
After eight weeks of practice a team organized as the Rinkeydinks
entered the I. S. N. U. Intra-Mural Soccer Tournament, in whicheeight
teams were participating. The members of the Rinkeydink team and posi-
tions were as follows:
Elsa Graves ....
Renee Harper ....
Eleanor Coen ....
Margaret Sage .....
Fern Riley .......
Nellie Tinsley ..,...
Anabelle Innis ....
Dorothy Riley ......
Mary Carver .....
Esther Graves -..............--........- --..... l eft full
Grace Terwllleger ...........-.......-.....
The following girls served as substitutes:
- - --goal guard
Dorothy Anderson ..................-.-.......-...-.- left half
The Rinkeydinks won seven out of eight games, tying with the Red
Hots of T. S. N. U. for first place. In the championship game, which was
played on Monday, December 5, the Red Hots won with a score of two
to one, giving the Rinkeydinks second place.
This year hockey has been more successful than ever before. For
almost every practice there were two full teams, twenty-two girls.
During the first week of school a hockey pep meeting was held, and
the twenty-two new hockey clubs which G. A. A. had bought were sand-
papered and prepared for oiling. At this meeting many freshmen were
present, and Miss Brown and some of the upper-class girls told interesting
things about hockey.
Later in the first month the Women's Athletic Association of I. S.
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N. U. gave us some red and green flannel jackets to be used in designating'
the teams. These were greatly appreciated.
It has always been a custom to have the head of a sport co-operate
with Miss Brown in selecting a varsity team. This year the team was com-
posed of Jeanne Parret, Barbara Turner, Julia Blum, Elsa Graves, Fern
Riley, Margaret Sage, Alice Beyer, Helen Basting, Eleanor Coen, Renee
Harper, and Mary Carver.
Throughout the term games were played between teams composed
of members of two classes. For instance, a Freshman-Senior team played
the junior-Sophomore team. It is believed that this year more skilled play-
ers were developed than ever before, and it is hoped that this sport may
become even more popular in coming years.
Miss Brown was the instructor of the group and julia Blum was
Head of Hockey.
Tennis has always been a favorite outdoor sport, and this year it seemed
more popular than ever.
Every Wednesday afternoon, in a two-hour class, the fundamental
strokes were taught and given for valuable practice. Miss Marion Denzer,
an I. S. N. U. student, was in charge.
Towards the end of the year there was held an elimination tourna-
ment, in which a great many planned to take part.
Those that have already shown their interest in tennis are
Alice Beyer Margaret Sage Elaine Ingram Allene Bright
Evelyn Tarlton Eleanor Coen Henrietta Howard Renee Harper
Trunella Walker Dorothy Anderson Charlotte FitzHenry Marie Rash
Mildred Killian Mary Barger
Archery is becoming more popular every year. This year it was
very successful. Those that enjoyed the sport and came out often were
Vivienne Vincent Trunella Walker Henrietta Howard Renee Harper
Mary Louise Barger Eleanor Coen Mildred Landis Margaret Sage
Grace Terwilliger Dorothy Anderson Marie Rash Nellie Tinsley
Mariada Duesing Alice Beyer Evelyn Tarlton Miriam Coen
Some of the essentials in archery are a keen eye and good aim, a
Steady hand, and love of the sport.
NVe shoot for Flight or distance, accuracy and aim at the target and
through a hoop.
This sport will be one of the main events at Play Day this spring.
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Baseball was well attended throughout the season. It was held on
Mondays and Thursdays. During the last four weeks a tournament was
held between the two teams.
The following people came out regularly for baseball:
Mary Louise Barger Esther Ropp
The bowling season was marked by pep and enthusiasm. All classes
were well represented. The freshmen showed a deep interest in bowling
and many of them developed into players of promise. The total number of
girls out was 31.
The highest score of the season was made by Alice Beyer, a fresh-
man. The six high scores of the season were
Alice Beyer ..............................
Emily Norton ---
Maurine Blum .....
Jessie Langholf ....
Lilith Southgate ....
Grace Terwilliger .................................
The six high scores were taken each week during the season and
Grace Terwilliger Margaret Sage Helen Stover
posted in the alley.
The last three weeks of the season a tournament between classes
was held. Two games were played each week for the three weeks. The Junior
and Sophomore classes were the only classes finishing. The average score
of each class was taken. The Junior Class won, with an average of 131.
The Sophomore Class average was 110. Emily Norton had the highest
average for the three weeks from the Junior Classg her average was 132.
Grace Terwilliger had the highest average in the Sophomore Classg her
average for the three weeks was '124.
The varsity bowling team was composed of
Grace Terwilliger Alice Beyer
Mary Barger Mariada Duesing
Girls out for Bowling were
Trunella Walker Alice Beyer
Charlotte FitzHenry Mariada Duesing
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VVhen Coach Tom Douglass issued the call to arms,
only five letter-men returned to the moleskins that they had
worn in battles the season before. Prospects looked all the
more gloomy when Captain-elect "Pina" Goff and Mike Seale
failed to return to school.
From the standpoint of games won and lost, the sea-
son might be deemed a failure. But taking into consideration
that the team was made up principally of inexperienced men,
and that the majority of the team will return next year, the
season most certainly would be termed a success.
Letter-men this season are Captain Rader, White,
Adams, Schenfeldt, Quinn, Fuller, Bosnjack, Callans, Weber,
Noggle, Cawood, McConkey, and Horney, of whom Fuller,
Bosnjack, Callans, McConkey, Weber, Quinn, Burns, and
Horney will he back to form the backbone for a successful
season next year.
Some of the reserves who did not play in enough
quarters to get a letter for their services this year, but will
be of great service in the next campaign are Melvin Jacquat,
Truman Sage, Don Adams, Rod Koehler, "Rich', Koehler,
Bob Feek, Paul Flanagan, and "Red', Darley.
A great deal of credit goes to Arthur Armbruster who
handled the Reserve team during the season.
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U. HIGH, 6, EL PASO, 6.
After a short practice period U. High went onto McCormick field
against the pride of El Paso.
Both teams showed inexperience, and the game ended in a deadlock.
U. HIGH, 6, PONTIAC, 6.
Again our boys went out on McCormick field and returned with the
verdict going neither way. U. High pushed over a touchdown in the second
period, displaying a strong passing attack featuring Adams and White. The
Indians, however, came back in the third period to tie the count. Altlio
on several occasions U. High threatened the Indians' goal, the Pontiac boys
braced and thwarted all our advances before any danger occurred.
U. HIGH, 18g NORMAL, 21.
Our old rivals from out Sudduth Road played host to the Green and
Gold, and contrary to all rules of etiquette, took a heart-breaking game from
our boys. It was a wild affair, with one team scoring, the other following
suit. It was a case of who had the place kicker, as Les Murray placed three
beautiful kicks between the uprights, while Herbie had tough luck on all of
U. HIGH, 75 STREATOR, 32.
Playing the best game of the season, U. High succumbed to the highly
touted Streator High team. The game was much better than the score might
indicate, as U. High held the heavier team on even terms the greater part of
U. HIGH, 0, LEROY, 33.
Not much can be said of this game, as U. High was almost hopelessly
outclassed by the bigger, more experienced Leroy outfit.
U. HIGH, 65 BLOOMINGTON, 27.
Holding the Inter-City champions on even terms most of the first
half, the Green and Gold cause weakened, and the Purple crushed on ruth-
lessly to victory. The result might have been different if Schenfeldt and
Horney had not been injured, and had Burns been eligible, but since games
are not won by 'ifs'-we lost.
U. HIGH, Og WESTVILLE, 45.
Our lads travelled to Westville to uphold the fine record that our
last year's team had impressed upon the coal miners. The Orange-jersied
lads were out to avenge the feat of last year, however, and as a result the
Green and Gold did not fare so well.
U. HIGH, 2, TRINITY, 19.
In the closing of the season the Green and Gold fought bravelyg but
so did the Irish. U. High came within two inches of a touchdown when
McConkey crashed thru the Irish forward wall, but they held, then Guttchow
punted. As Guttchow was out of bounds on the play, U. High was awarded
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"Swede" was a big brute, as all our opponents learned.
Playing a good game in the line at the first of the season,
he was shifted to the backfield, where he became a consistent
ground gainer. The "Swede" has one more year of competi-
tion, and will fit in on both the line and backfield. It is all-
around ability like this that makes any coach happy.
"Herbie', was converted from a halfback to the quar-
terback berth, and from this position he directed the team in
faultless style. He was a deadly tackler and one of the best
passers in the twin cities. After Horney's injury, he carried
the kicking responsibility in great style. His generalship was
one of the bright lights of the season. The fact that "Herb"
was picked as all-city quarterback was a tribute to his ability.
"Kayo" weighing a little over one hundred twenty
pounds, played a wonderful game at fullback. Always pitted
against a man twice his size, "Kayo" outwitted his opponent
by brain work and speed. As he was a senior this year, we
shall hear no more of his roaming.
"-lazleu was one of the five veterans to return to the
fold when the moleskins were dished out to all the aspirants
last autumn. Breaking up the interference was .Iohnny's spec-
ialty, but he had no equal in receiving passes and getting down
under punts. U. High will lose a wonderful athlete and a
good sportslnan when "jazle" checks out this year.
"Thox" was little but mighty, and all opponents who
picked him as a soft spot because of his size were fooled. Bill
will be back next year, and with his two years' experience at
guard behind him, should strengthen one side of the line.
"Thox" is another boy who follows that word 'fight'.
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"Dickie" is another junior who fought bravely for U.
High. Altho he did not play full time, he plugged up the
holes in our line and was seen to stop many a charge that
might have proved disastrous. "Dick" will be back next year.
striving to keep up the good work as a regular.
"Noggle" was a deadly tacklerg and altho he did not
play regularly, the time that he was in he showed he had the
kind of courage that football players must have. This was
Forrest's last year with the team, and his willingness and
determination were a great asset to the squad.
KENNETH FULLER, Captain-elect
"Kenny" played a whale of a game at the pivot posi-
tion. His accurate passes were an essential cog in the of-
fensive machinery of Messrs. Douglass and Armbruster, and
his ability to open up holes in the opponents' front wall made
him doubly valuable. As asenior and captain next year
"Kenny" should have a banner season.
"Nickle" was the smallest man on the team, but he was
one of the most aggressive members at that. Very few gains
were made around his end of the line. Nick will be back with
us next year, and his experience will take care of one of the
"Freddie" was the only freshman to win his "U" in
football this year. He was as hard as nails and was especially
noted for his neat tackling, always hitting the ball carrier hard
and low. VVith three more years ahead of him Freddie is
one of the most promising boys on the squad. We'll hear
more from him.
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"Tom" was an exceptionally good kickerg he averaged
around Hfty yards on all his kicks. "Tom" played a whale
of a game at fullback until the Streator game, where he re-
ceived a painful head injury. However, his fighting spirit
was not downed, and he came back the next week against
Bloomington and was showing real stuff until he injured his
head again, and this time it resulted in concussion of the
brain. The accident was costly to U. High, as "Tom" had
two years ahead of him.
RALPH RADER, Captain
"Red" was a splendid leader and showed the old "U,
High fight" at all times. A splendid tackle on both offense
and defense, he will leave a big gap for skipper Douglass to
fill next fall when it comes time to boot the pig skin around
ARTHUR ARMBRUSTER, Assistant Coach
"Art" was a great aid to Tommy, and his experience
and knowledge was one reason the line looked so good.
REX DARLING, Manager
Rex was a good manager and a fine fellow.
"Shinny" was hampered with a pair of bad knees all
seasong nevertheless, he played in great style. Bill closed
his high school career in a blaze of glory in the Trinity game,
when he played on sheer nerve the entire game with both
knees out of place, necessitating straps, tape, casts, etc. The
loss of "Shin" will surely be felt next year.
"Sunshine" backed up the line in a wonderful fashion.
Altho he did not receive his "U" because of scholastic diffi-
culties, "Red" missed only four quarters the entire season: and
his experience will aid immensely next year, as he is a great
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During the 1930-31 season, Coach T. Douglass again put a strong
team on the court. VV ith only three lettermen back-namely, Captain "Herb"
Adams, "Johnnie" lVhite, and "Silent Bill" McKnight-a heavy task faced
Coach Douglass, but long drills and hard work combined soon told, and the
result was one of the best teams in Central Illinois.
U. High won the District Tournament, held at Memorial Gymnasium
tXVesleyanj, for the first time in five years, and then reached the semi-finals
in the Springfield Sectional. U. High was a team that came through in the
pinch and may be termed a truly great little team.
Starting the season with only ten days' practice, we journeyed to
Morris, where we were drubbed 28-19. The following night we went to
Cooksville, and hy using three teams, we drubbed them 29-8. One week
later we bumped Mazon 28-9. Behind at the half 6-7, Coach shifted
"Johnnie" White to forward, and the change helped greatly. From this
point on XVhite remained at forward. Athens trimmed us the following week
30-11. The small Hoor was a distinct handicap. VVe again "took it on the
chin" at Decatur, for the State-Champions beat us 18-8. VVe lost the next
two games to inter-city teams, Trinity beating us 13-9 in a defensive, slow-
break game, and B. H. S. nosing us out 19-17 on our Hoof. VVe continued
our losing ways at Gibson City, where we bowed to the Drummer Township
lads 21-14-, their long shots telling in the final minutes of the game. A
week later Cooksville came to town, and it took three U. High teams to
subdue them. The final count was 50-5. We next traveled to Mt. Pulaski,
where the Logan County boys trounced us 13-9 in a slow-break game. We
started winning again by giving Gibson City a severe lacing, 21-11. The
boys sporting the Green and Gold completely outclassed Drummer. U. High
next defeated B. H. S. fBloomingtonj 20-18 in an overtime, hectic struggle.
llut a week later Normal took us down the line to the tune of 21-14. U.
High's passing attack was weak, and therein was the outcome. The Decatur
team was our next opponent. We held them down to a 12-6 lead at the
half and then fired away at the basket. The final score was 14-12 in favor
of the Reds. tDecatur later won the State Championshipj VVe then
trounced Mazon, Athens, Normal, and Mt. Pulaski by the respective scores
of 35-15, 22-13, 33-22, and 25-18. We bowed before Trinity in a poor ex-
hibition, 21-14, in the final game before the District Tournament.
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In the District Tourney we defeated Normal High 30-29 in a great
battle, then bumped Lexington 26-18, and continued winning by defeating
Downs 20-17. In the finals we defeated Bloomington. After trailing at the
half 6-9 we "got hot" and trounced them sufficiently to lead at the final
The following week we went to Springtield to participate in the Sec-
tional Tournament. It was the first time in five years that U. High has
entered the Sectional. NVe defeated Petersburg, a strong team, 28-18 after
being even at the half. In the semi-finals we played Springfield. "Silent
Bill" McKnight, our star center, was physically incapacitated because of
an injury to his foot, nevertheless, we fought our hearts out. A last- minute
rally gave Springfield the game, 29-20.
The season was officially closed at the annual banquet, held at the
Y. VV. C. A. 'At this gathering Truman Sage was elected Captain of next
The lettermen for the season were H. Adams, NVhite, McKnight,
D. Adams, Sage, Barton, llacquat, and Blair. Of these Sage, D. Adams.
Barton, Jacquat, and Blair will be back for another successful season. A
great little team is disbanded and another season is finished.
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HERBERT UHERBIEU ADAMS-Captain
"Herbie" was the outstanding player on the Green and Gold club.
His tight defensive play and sterling offensive ability were the big cogs
in the U. High team play. Time after time "Herb" came through with
baskets in the pinch to put the game on ice. Herb is a senior, and he will
be sorely missed next season.
JOHN "JOHNNIl2" VVHITE
"Johnnie" was shifted from guard to forward early in the season,
and he developed into the leading scorer of the team. He played a line
Hoor game, and on defense clung to his man like a leech. "Johnnie's" one-
handed shots from the free-throw line were spectacular and deadly. "Johnnie"
is a senior, another player who will be greatly missed next season.
TRUMAN USATCH EL" SAGE-Captain-elect
"Satch" developed wonderfully during the season and won for him-
self a regular position at guard before the season ended. His tight defensive
play and floor work were a revelation. "Satch's" specialty was long shots,
and his percentage on them was indeed high. Satch is a junior.
WILLIAM "BILL,' MCKNIGHT
"Bill's" height was advantageous in controlling the tip-off during
the season. He seldom failed in his rebounding efforts, and his accurate
passing accounted for many of his team mates' baskets. "Bill" played his
best game during the District Tournament. Bill is a senior, he, Adams, and
VVhite are the only basket-shooters who will be lost by graduation.
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DONALD "DON" ADAMS
"Don" developed from the Frosh-Sophomore team to a full-Hedged
U. High regular. "Don's" specialty was long shots, exhibited noticeably
in the Decatur game, when he kept U. High in the running by his spectacu-
lar long shots. "Don" is a sophomore, with a great prep career ahead
"Deac" was a "hot shot". His deceptiveness was his strong point.
Deacon played his best games early in the season, but he also played con-
sistently throughout the entire season. "Deac" was rangy, and especially
fine on short shots under the basket. He is a junior, so can greatly he-lp the
team next year.
JAMES "JIM" HOLLEY-Iuanager
"Jimmie" was the manager during the 1930-31 campaign. He was
unanimously selected as the best manager U. High has had in the last few
years. "jimmie,' not only served as manager, but was a comfort to many
a down-hearted fellow-student connected with athletics. "jun" may well
be proud of his "UU-he deserves it.
ELLIS "CI-IICKH BLAIR '
"Chick" was a fine shot. Every time "Chick" was substituted he
proved his worth either by defensive ability or by his fine shooting. "Chick"
is a junior, and he should be one of the best men on the team next year.
GLEN "WART" JACQUAT
"Wart" was another player that improved during the season, and by
the end of the season he was one of the leading candidates for a guard posi-
tion. "Wart" played his best games in the Springfield Sectional by dropping
in four baskets. He is a sophomore with a brilliant future.
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High--- ..... -- 195 Morris ----
High -- 295 Cooksville ---
High -- 285 Mazon ----
High -- 115 Athens ----
High -- 85 Decatur .... -
High -- 95 Trinity ..... -
High -- 175 Bloomington ---
High -- 145 Gibson City---
High -- 505 Cooksville ---
High -- 95 Mt. Pulaski---
High -- 215 Gibson City---
High -- 205 Bloomington ---
High -- 143 Normal --... -
High -- 125 Decatur ---- -
High--- -- 225 Athens ----
High -- 145 Trinity ---
High -- 355 Mazon ----
High -- 335 Normal ---- -
High --------- 255 Mt. Pulaski---
High --------- 305 Normal ------
High -- 265 Lexington ---
High -------- ------- 2 05 Downs -------
High ---------------- 215 Bloomington ---
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High ---------------- 28 5 Petersburg ----
High ---------------- 205 Springfield ---
High --------------- -539 5 Opponents ------ --.. 4 438
U. High won 14 gamesg lost 11 games.
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Prospects are hright indeed for a winning liasehall season. Coach
Douglass has six lettermen available, namely, Captain NVl1ite, Fuller, liurns,
Glen Jacquat, Barton, and Adams.
The regular line-up is composed of Captain Johnny XVhite, an agile,
dependable catcherg "Ken" Fuller, a speedhall pitcher: "Ellie" lllair, a never-
say-die tirst basemang "NVart" Jacquat, a tiashy-fielding second baseman:
"Deacon" Barton, a steady fielding short-stop: "Nick" Bosnjak, a hard-
hitting third basemang Ulrlerlf' Adams, a Hashy lielder and dependable hitter,
left field: "Red" Burns, a slugging center tielderg "A" Scott, right fielder,
"Zo" lilliot, a pitcher with a world of "stuff" who will see plenty of service
on the mound. Other candidates are Flanagan, Rod Kohler, Richard Kohler,
Sage, Darley, Knuth, and Blum.
The season has started out with three straight victories for the Green
and Gold, the boys having trounced Ben Funk 19-4, lleyworth 8-2, and won
the Hrst game of the inter-city race from Bloomington tl-3.
The rest of the season includes games with Streator, Champaign,
Stanford, Bloomington, Normal, Trinity, lleyworth, and lien Funk. .X
banner season is expected.
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Only two lettermen are available for track this spring-Captain Adams
and "Kenny" Fuller, This makes it a big task for Coaches XVinston and
Tom Douglass to make a record. Adams is a dash man, a middle distance
man, and a javelin thrower. Fuller high jumps, throws the javelin, and
hurls the discuss,
Other promising candidates are Duesing and King in the hurdles,
Lyn McConkey and Roger Martin in the mile and half-mile, Laurel McCon-
key in the dashes, Nick Bosnjak and Art Spaigford in the pole vault, and
Nick Bosnjak in the broad jump. Candidates that may develop are Blair,
Barton, Horney, XVilliamson, and Cole.
The schedule includes meets with Mackinaw, Forrest, Bloomington,
Normal, Farmer City, Downs, and Leroyg the Atlanta Relaysg the Gridley
Relays: the County and District Meets.
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The Athletic Board of U. lligh is elected during the first month of
the fall term, and acts during the entire school year. lt is composed of tive
pupils and two faculty representatives.
The Board handles all business matters concerning the athletic pro-
gram of the school. lt creates interest in athletics and brings before the
school new ideas that will aid in building up a strong athletic program.
Senior representative .......... ,Xrthur Spattord t'l'reasurerb
Senior representative ..,........... John XVhite tSecretaryj
junior representative ...................,.. XVilliam Quinn
Sophomore representative .................... Tom llorney
Freshmen representative .s..o................ Fred Callans
Faculty representative ,..,c.,...., R. VV. Pringle tSponsorj
liaculty representative ......,., WT. Douglass fflhairmanj R
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PLANS FOR BUILDERS
If You Conteniplate llnilcling XYe Can Help You. XVe Have a Large
Number of l'lan Books XVhicli .Xre at Your Disposal.
ALEXANDER LUMBER COMPANY
PHONE 5504- NORMAL, ILLINOIS
Dick VVilliams: "My ancestors came the Mayflower."
Dorothy Raltz: "It's a good thing they didg von know the immigration laws a t t
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THE CLASS OF 1931
Public School Publishing Co
509-ll-13 North East Street,
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Started Doing Printing
in High School
When C. A. Burner was a Soph-
omore in Normal High School as-
sociated with three classmates he
started printing a high school paper
on a small press that belonged to the
father of one of the boys.
The others soon tired of printing,
but young Burner held on.
Today he has one of the best
equipped printing 0giC'6S in this sec-
tion. This annual was printed by his
staff of skilled mechanics.
You can have your printing
properly done at
Uperated by Clarence A. Burner
and his associates.
106 Broadway Normal
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Over Eight Years of Dependable
New and Used Oar
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Six Cylinders--only S495
TRACY GREEN INC.
:SUT Ii. XVASHINGTON ST.
BLOOM I NGTON, ILLINOIS
Not conccitccl: "NVhat relation is I t t door step!
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BRING YOUR DATE
MAIN ST.-AT DIVISION
ICE CREAM SANIJWICHES
Pasteurized Dairy Products
IJ Qtrihutors of Green-Ronnctt
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IOI North Street
Our: lizmelrcd Fourteen
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Keen's Barber Shop
V. T. KEEN, Proprietor
9 YEARS IN NORMAL 9
Right Under the Post Ujfice
J. C. Douglas 86 Son
Dry Goods, Hosiery
Louis E. lNollralx
Mrs. john A. Beck
Clarence K. jacolmsscn
John A. Beck Company
116 South Main St.
judge: "Guilty, or not guilty?"
Sunshine Burns: "XVhat else have y
The Book Nook
BEST WISHES T0
THE CLASS OF 1931
SERVICE PLUS QUALITY
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Over fifty years of good
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SERVICE AND VALVES
Clarence Burner: "VVe hadn't been hunting long when my rifle cracked. There lay a
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Bill S. Cpolitelvlz "Had it been dead long?"
H. H. Bevan Dairy
and l HAPPY Home
Ice Cream Co.
CHEESE ICE CREAM
East at Olive Phone 1827
Better Drug Stores
I CAMPBELL HOLTON 81 CO
N BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS
I Station Store
I Candy - - Lunches
l School Supplies
One Hundred S t
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We take this method of acknowledging the many court-
esies extended by the officials and pupils of the University
High School which we assure all concerned are thoroughly
He: "VVhat is the best way to make a coat last?"
Tailor: "XVhy, you'd make the vcst and trousers first."
You Con Do Berfer Af -
216 N. Center
Bloomingtonjs Newest, Finest
Spccialising in l'V011lCll'S Coats,
D r c s s c s, Milliucry. Sill:
Linypric, Hosiery, Slzocs
One H'u1zdr'ed .S
"SAY IT WITH FLOWERSU
A. WASHBURN 81 SONS
318 N. MAIN ST.
HAPPY HOUR STORES
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Consult your local State Farm Mutual agent or write the Home Office
for expert advice.
State Farm Insurance Companies
John White: "You're not as dumb as you look."
Betty Galford: "Ahern, of course I'm not."
Johnnie: "You couldn't he."
CAR WASHING AND
Firestone Tires and Tubes
Full Line of
Bread, Cakes, Pastries, Rolls, Etc.
Special Attention Given to Orders for
Party Bakery Goods.
DELIV ERY EVERY DAY
104 NORTH ST. PHONE 5831
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: Coffee Shop : I
I GOOD COFFEE
THE BEST PORTABLE
STUDENT OR TEACHER
SOLD ON EASY TERMS
l056East Fro1ItSgI?Eomington, Illinois
: Coffee Shop : We Qillffilfefffkes of
M A T 5 S Hildebrandfs
NVEST SIDE SQUARE
EVERYTHING IN MEN'S
Dress Suits for Rent
IIOOMINC PON ILLINOIS
O H d
Drug Store .
A GOOD PLACE TO MEET
LUN CHEONETTE SERVICE
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ULBRICH IEWELRY COMPANY
Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry
CASH or CREDIT
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I 232 E. FRONT ST., BLOOMINGTON
PH O N E 1 5 O 8
Super Service in Dry Cleaning ana' Pressing
WE CALI. FOR AND DELIVER
51111: "VVliy, Ilarnev. George VVasl1ington was de houcstest man what ex Ili lived."
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FOR SUMMER D
Like Il breeze from the hills mi Z1
summer mrirning, tliese earliest I'
summer apparel whisper the corrcet H H
mmle fur the new SCHSUII last apprfwacli
The "New" always slmwn first at
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Eugene Cawood: "I think women are much better looking than men."
Helen Disher: "Naturally."
Kayo: "No, artificallyf'
CHRONOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN
Safety ........... pin
Whip -- --- pin
Hair ..... --- pin
Fraternity --- --- pin
Clothes -- --- pin
Rolling .......... pin
Dr. Reece: "What is the name of the teeth that we get last?"
Mary Ellen: "False teeth."
Little Robert Turner has crashed thru with the thought that the reason blondes
seem always anxious to marry is because they are light-headed.
Frank Tick just won't bc a soldier when he grows up because he heard that
soldiers are crooked. Some one told him that during the war the sentries relieved each
other of their watches.
Mary Elise: "Don't tell me that you don't know who Thomas Edison is."
Gerry: "No foolin'g I don't know half the kids in school."
Cooking teacher: "What is honeymoon salad?"
Frances White: "Just lettuce alone."
A boy fname not given, on requestj in a freshman composition class was asked
to write a poem or sentence using the words f'analyze" and "anatomy", He wrote:
My Analyze over the ocean,
My Analyze over the sea:
Oh, who will go over the ocean
And bring back my Anatomy?
In a freshman general science class a boy was asked to step to the platform and
represent some one or something. The boy fAdrian Scottj mounted the platform.
"Well," said the teacher, after about a minute, "what are you representing?"
'Tm imitating a man going up on an elevator," was the quick response.
"Who steals my purse,'i I well recall
WVhat Shakespeare said in the connection:
But he who steals mine, steals my all-
My money, beauty, and complexion."
PAGE JAMES CUSTER
Little Jimmy-a funny
And eccentric little waif,
Swallowed all his sister's money-
Said that he was playing safe.
When to Johnsons'
Swede doth roam,
And he gets fresh,
It's "Home, Swede, Home !"
One Ilundred Twenty-two
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Everything a Good Drug MCKNIGHT 81 MCKNIGHT
Store be ESTABLISHED 1895
H O H E N S T E l N ' S Publishers - Printers
DRUG STORE School Supplies
Ono H-eH0'm'ei'1i Pfop' 109-lll West Market street
Grove and Center, Bloomington, Illinois BLOOMINGTON - - ILLINQIS
BEQUESTS FROM THE SENIORS
Bill Schenfeldt--his booming voice to Irma Niehus.
George Brown-his gentle manliness to Vere VVolf.
Miriam Bush-her social prominence to Esther Graves.
Helen Disher-her finger waves to Julia Bischoff.
Helen Barrlenhagen-what's needed to "Dink" Darling.
Ada jane Carter-her ability to razz T. M. B. Sr., to "Melv" Jacquat.
Maurine Darling-her hair to "Sunsl1ine"Hurns.
julia Blum---Miss Stephens to Maurine Blum.
Clarence Burner-his voice to VVoodrow Williamson.
Beriiadine Flanagan-her grades to Helen Louise Lawrence.
FURNISHINGS FOR MEN AND WOMEN
SHOES DRY GOODS SHOE REPAIRING
The Store that Sells Nationally Known Merchandise
PARRET and PARRET
Post Ollice Building
One Ilumlrecl Twenty-three
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ANYTHING - ANYWHERE - ANYWAY - ANYTIME
Bloomington Phone 2678
Normal Phone 5385-L
214 W. Washington
317 North Street
Mr. Schcnfeldt: "VVhen I was a bo
ity. U. ii
Lill . How old were you when y
y I dd t tell lies."
LIKE ICE CREAM?
Snow 8L Palmer's
Buy it in
The Yellow Package
The Red Dot
HEAT YOUR HOME
Union Gas 8L
1 I9 3012 31 1
PALAIS S15 DRESS
404 N. Main St.
For All Occasions
STREET, SPORT, VACATION
ANIJ TRAVICI. VVICAR.
SIZES 10 1-2 to 52 l-2
55.75 3 1 5 59.75
THE SCHOOL CHILDREN,S
B. 8a M.
Roger Martin: "Pop, what are those thing, that c0w's head?"
Mr. Martin: "NVhy, those are the COW5 horns."
Cow: " M 00-0-0 l"
Roger: "Pop, which horn dial the Cow lil
Herbert H. Lemme
The Shoe Maker
'gLcmme,' Fix Your Shoes
Moore Bros. 86 Stretch
Service and Quality
317 N. Center Street
A Good Place to Bury
305 South Main St. NORMAL, II,l..
One Hunrlrcd Twenty-five
ROGUE S' GALLERY
One Ilundrcrl Tufcu ly-six
J9 3 2 31 1
ln one important way there is a vast difference between the
business of supplying a public utility service and the ordinary busi-
The average business may be conducted as the owner pleases.
He may choose his customers at will, he may charge what hc pleases,
he is under no obligation to supply his goods immediately.
Public utility companies are under definite obligation to fur-
nish service promptly to every applicant. Utility service must be
ready 24 hours of the day, every day of the year.
Public utility service must be available at all times, whether it
is used or not. It must be ready for use in any quantity, at any hour
of the day or night.
This "readiness to serve" is one of the problems of the public
service companies. A tremendous outlay in equipment is required
and a large force of employees needed to provide ample facilities for
meeting, on a momentss notice, the public demand.
Power and Light
One Hundred Twenty-se
III' malkv all our own fandies and ran
axsizrc you the quality is the fines!
possible to produre.
NVE ARE NOVV SETTLEID IN OUR
302 E. Washington St.
in the S. W. corner room of
the Beltjs Service Station
.-11.112-lY,S' ROOM TO P.AII?K
Personal Service on Phone
110 NORTH S'I'REIiT
FISH - POULTRY
Delivery Service 8:30 A. M., 10:30
A. M., 2:30 P. M., 4:30 P. M.
Safiirday Extra Ilelivcrirs 7 O'CIark
COME IN on CALL MARKET
Frank Tick: ':VVl1en I was only six years old I W
as left an orphanfl
Marjorie Martin: "Oli! VVhat did you do with it?"
FOR MEN" l
114 Center Street l
Society Brand Clothes l
Ono Ilimflred Twcn
'clfs What They
Say it is
at Bu,rkl1md,s" -
Jewelers and Silversmiths
SOUTH sinia SQUARE
1 I9 E3 31 L
g HEN YOU TH1 K
Remember the Alamo
Humor liditor: "Tl1at's a pretty good joke if I do sax so myself."
Bill McKnight: "Yes, I'vc always liked that one
A B T .S'IIOlf,S' lil'Ix'.N'l,S'lIl.YGS
Plumbinf and Heatin
5 3 Bert R. McReynolds
Rr:P,x1R worm A SPECIALTY 'WRAl"'L' 1"f"N0'5
EA- l '1'111f Ylfll' owfs' flll Tllli Tum
lilcctric Lamps and Supplies l ' A ' ' " ' ' ' ' ' '
W. E. LASKY DR. Elllfl l0Ul8E BURNER
Groceries and Meats OS'p,.3OpMfH
322 Durlcy Bldg.,
- , - Blooniington, Illinois
24 YEARS OF PERSONAL SERVICE l 5771 -PHQNES- 773
W0 DELIVER l
One Hundrerl Twenty-11,inc
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Gbualitg Above All
Herff-J ones Company
Designers and Manufacturers
High School and College Jewelry
OFFICIAL JEWELERS T0 IL HIGH
Ono llundrcrl 'l'hirty
VVHEN YOU GET
Your First Position
MAKE A RESOLUTION TO
SAVE PART OF EACH
SALARY CHECK IN A
First National Bank
.I GOOD I?.'lXIx' IN A GOOD TOVVN
A. T. JACKSON
HIGH QUALITY HOME FURNISH-
INGS AT PRICES MADE POS-
SIBLE BY OUR EX-
BUILDING ON VALUES
205 BROAIJVVAY - - NORIXIAL
Sweet young thing on board ocean liner addressing a sweating stoker: "I just
came clown to tell you that my stateroom is much too xx arm."
-- Meals --
Home Made Pies
R. N. HART - - Proprietor
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More Than W e
CHAS. D. GUY
The Glasgow Tailors
402 N. Main Street
One Htmdo-ed Thirty-two
The Green Goblin
Bud and Harriette McDowell
NORMAL'S YOUNG PEOPLE
Miss VVelJb: "VVl1y do they call Bob Rynell 'Flauncl'?"
Vcrv: "Because he shrinks from washing."
Broadway Garage Co.
Day and Night .Slerwice
206 Broadway Normal, Illinois
OM e Hunrire l
Hours: 11 to 12 a. m.g 2 to 5 p. m.
Sunday: 11 to 12 a. m.
W. L. PENNIMAN, M. D.
Residence 5852-L Otticc 5852-J
Hart, Schaffner 8: Marx
S25 - 333.50
2 Pair Trousers
A Store For Vmmg M011
Dewenter 8L Co.
WASHINGTON AT CENTER
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OVERHEARD AT HASBROUCK'S BOOK NOOK
Miriam Bush: "I'll take a pound of floor wax."
Clerk: 'Tm sorry, miss, but we only have sealing wax."
Miriam: "Don't be sillyg who wants to wax a ceiling?"
MAYBE MOTHER'S RIGHT
Druggist: "What kind of soap do you want, son?"
"Jim" Custer: "Oh, some kind with perfume in it so Mom will know I washed my face
and I won't have to do it over again."
Red Burns: "Do you suffer with rheumatism?"
Tom Armstrong: "Certainly: what else could I do with it?"
Johnny VVhite: "Do you know how to make a peach cordial?"
Bill McKnight: "Sure: send her a box of candy."
Father: "Well, Willie, I received a note from your teacher today."
Willie: "Is that so, Pop? Well, gimme a nickel and I'll not breathe a word of it to
Miss McAvoy: "Roger, what is groundhog?"
Roger Martin: "Sausage"
Passenger: "Have I time to say goodbye to my wife?"
Conductor: "I don't know. How long have you been married?"
He: "What's wrong with your foot?"
Him: "Got a corn."
He: "Done anything for it?"
Him: "After the way it's been hurting me? I should say not l"
The teacher of a physiology class was lecturing on the scalp.
"What is dandruFf?" he asked.
"Chips off the old block," replied a student.
R. S. V. P.
Sailor fstruggling in waterjz "I-Ielp! I can't swim! Drop me a line!"
Vivenne Vincent Cfrom the deckjz "Yes, and you write me some time, too."
Howard Williams: "I've got a cold in the head."
Mr. Barger: "Well, that's something."
One Hundred Thirty-four
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Of QIIIZII-IN' for .vclzool as
zuvll as cfrvsx and farnlul uc'-
BRAEBURN c'c1.vz'o11.s'. ll0Sl'CI'y of Ilzc
UNlVERSl'I'Y CIAUTHES jiumi grade and lan-.vi .vlzadvs
all IUIIII to make lnsliug
fl'I'I'IlII'.Y as fuel! as sutzlvfiezi
WlLb0N BROS' t'llSfOlIlCI'S.
KNOX HATS J
Shoes of the Hour
Ulf, IHS New"We Have It-H lfxpcrt shun- litters South side squar
Moon: "XYl1at do you mean hy making me stand around here like a fool? Ynu're ax
Slreeper: "XYell, can I help how you stand?"
Bloomington Ice Cream Company
Quality Ice Cream
PUNCH AND FANCY ICE CREAM OF ALI, KINDS.
SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO
O H 'ndred Thirty-Eve
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THINK HOW WE'LL MISS
Eugene Cawood's red tie
"Bill" McKnight's heel plates
"Gert" Byerly's strawberry hair
john White's sport write-ups
George Brown's angel face
Barbara Turner's blushful smile
Ralph Rader's ?????
Helen Disher's drawing attraction
And Helen Bardenhagen
"Hi, Newt, who are you working for now?"
Eddiea "Oh, same bunch-wife and the five kids."
Rev. r. Cates: "My mission in 'life is to save men."
J. Bis hoff: "Oh, please save one for me, won't you?"
He: 'lIsn't this a stupid party?"
He: 'Why not let me take you home?,'
She: "Sorry. I live here."
Speak r: "What should I talk about?"
Mr. ingle: "About two minutes."
Scotty: "NVhy don't you like girls?"
Swede: "Because they are so biased."
Swede: i'Yes, bias this and bias that."
Grammar teacher: "What is the difference between 'I will hire a taxi' and 'I have hired
Jimmie Holley: "About seven dollars and a half."
Gertie: "Who surrendered to Washington?"
Bill MCK.: "And Howe."
"What time shall I come?"
Annehelle: "Oh, come after supper."
"Th:1t's what I'm coming after."
Kenneth Fuller: "If you were walking down a dark road at night,
yourself ? "
Vere Wolff: "I'd sing, 'I-Iail, Hail, the Gang's All Herd."
Mr. Frink: "I'll teach you to make love to my daughter."
Bev. Schuler: "I wish you would. I'm making no headway."
Mary Lou: "This car squeaks terribly."
Swede: "Can't- help it: it has pig iron in the axle."
One Hundred Thirty-six
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303 East Washington Street, Bloomington, lllinois
Sixteen Years of Full Coverage Automobile Insurance
Policies Guaranteed by Over Seven Million Dollars Assets
STRONG PROGRESSIVE PROMPT
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Gerhart Shoe Co.
Young Peoples Footwear
For Your Parties -,- ,
116 Center Street,
W. i BLooM1NG'1'oN, ILLINOIS
I DR. W. E. RAAB
FRONT AT EAST STS. I
PHONIQ 91 Dentist
B1,ooM1NG'roN Normai, Illinois
One Hundrerl 'Il
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"Shall I brai11 him?" cried the hazer.
And the victim's courage fled.
"You can't-it is a freshman:
just hit him on the -head."
Bob Elliott: "Too bad Shakespeare wasn't born in London."
Miss Hamilton: "Why, Robert?
Bob: "Because I said he was, on my exam."
Ziggy: "How many natural magnets are there?"
Bill McKnight: "Two, sir, blondes and brunettes."
Alice: "What kind of time did you have while you were in Chicago?"
Edythe: "Oh, daylight savings."
Teacher: "I have went. That is wrong, isn't it?"
Dink: "Yes, ma'm."
Teacher: "Well, why is it wrong?"
Dink: "Cause you ain't went yet."
Salesman: "This book will do half of your work."
J. White: "I'll take two of them."
D. Baltz: "Why do you think our school used to be an old cheese factory?"
T. Sage: "Just look at the molding on the walls."
G. Brown: "I just thought of a good joke."
H. Bardenhagen: "Aw, get your mind off yourself.
The devil fto new arrivalj: "And how does the place look to you?"
New arrival: "It looks like hell."
Wart Jacquot: "Don't act like a baby."
Tom Horney: "I can't help it: I was born one."
Visitor Cspeaking of Don Adamsbx "He has his mother's eyes."
Mrs. Adams: "And his father's mouth."
"Herb" fdisgustedlyj: "And his brother's trousers."
Lady fin Parret'sD: "Have you any Life Buoy?"
Ned: "Just set the pace, lady."
"Clarence", inquired his father, "did you wash your face before your music teacher came?
Clarence Burner: "Yep,"
Father: "And your hands?"
C. B.: "Yep."
Father: "And your ears?"
Clarence: "Well, I washed the one that would be next to her."
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