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Organized in 1923
The Periclean Society was formed for the purpose of aiding in the intellectual, physical and social life of the young men of the school. Founded four years ago the society lias had a short but spirited career. Originally formed for the purpose of developing literary appreciation in its members the society is now active in athletics and forensics.
The aims of the society have been adhered to so closely that every member of the society is participating in some form of activity whether it be of an athletic or forensic nature.
The society has done much to bring out the best qualities of its members. Men who formerly had not participated in debate have taken part in inter-societv debate and as a result of the training have developed into some of the school's best deflators and orators. This society has always been well represented on the deflate squad. On the football squad Periclean has placed many of its members and has been especially proud of the membership on the 1926 squad. The captain of the 1926 squad is a member.
The representatives of the society on the basketball squad have made a very good showing the last few years.
This society always participates in every inter-scholastic activity. In 1925 it took second place in the inter-society debate contest. In 1926 three Periclean teams were in the field and the society won first place in the Inter-society contest.
In all inter-society athletics the society has taken a very active part. In basketball it has beat the purpose to give as many as possible an opportunity to play the game. In 1926 and 1027 second place in both contests went to Periclean. In track more men participate because of the varied type of endeavor. There have been good men for the discus and shot throwing, for low hurdles and the pole vault. Distance men represented the society in every event.
The society has presented a large trophy case to the school which will stand as a symbol of its collective activities.
The society has fulfilled well its purposes and with a full membership will continue to take a prominent part in athletics and forensics in the future. Although one of the youngest societies, participation in all events has marked its short existence.
Socially the society is very active. The year 1926-1927 was begun with a stag party followed by a joint party with the sister society, Gamma Sigma. On October 16, Homecoming dinner was given for the alumni.
The old order of the meetings has somewhat changed, outside speakers and entertainers have been secured for the meetings which have been very satisfactory and educational. Parliamentary drill has been emphasized by the society to improve the form of business meetings. Effort has been made to develop musicians within the society.
The society will begin its 1927-1928 year with a large and active membership; only five of the members will be lost through graduation.
Many of the athletes of the society will remain to take a place among the leading athletes of the school. Football, basketball and track will feel the support of the members of this society. Furthermore, every member of this year's debating squad will be back in school next year to hold up the Periclean’s good record in debate.
In the past we were successful in all the school activities that we undertook, and from all indications we should be still more successful next year.
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A. Wright Stocking Gilbertson Wismer Anderson HI wood Sitter Charettc Patrj Gunderson
Porter Dahlkc Chryst Schara Schultz
Zimmerman Haslam Stehle Leaman Gleason Goodrich
First Semester Donald Gleason . Curtis Chryst Harvey Lea man . Arthur Wright . John Goodrich Raymond Zimmerman Lf.nus Stehle
George Cooper Vernon El wood Harvey Leaman Lenus Stehle Loy Zambrowicz Curtis Chryst Donald Gleason John Goodrich Roland Kussow Harold Porter
. President .
. Vice-President . Secretary . Treasurer Critic . Marshall .
FACULTY ADVISER Mr. James
Clair Sawyer Alfred Schara Erwin Schultz Arthur Wright Raymond Zimmerman Emil Anderson Clayton Dahlkc George Gilbertson Harry Gunderson Ed. Haslam Marvin Patri
Second Semester Harvey Leaman Erwin Schultz . . . Lenus Stehle
Ed. Haslam . . Steve Sitter
. . Clayton Dahlkc
. . Harry Gunderson
Henry Wismer William Farin Lawrence Kussow Frank Muck Ralph Rollins Steve Sitter Harold Weeks Bert Ziesmer Lawrence Anderson Irving Stocking
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First Semester Dorothy Sutherland Mildred Mf.nzel . Gertrude DeYoung Helen Kf.lsh Bessie O’Connell Dorothy Dokmkl
President . Vice-President Secretary .
Miss Corinne Kelso Miss Lucille Steed
Gertrude DeYoung Marian DeYoung Agatha Goggins Helen Kclsh Bernice Schomisch Myra Siebensolui Dorothy Sutherland Evelyn Van Roy Pearl Van Sustcrn Grace Jonas
Florence Jonas Olga Swanson Mary Curran Mildred Menzcl Bessie O’Connell Kathryn Tice Kathryn Washburn Leone Mongan Mable YVrevel 1 Florence Kenney
Second Semester Mildred Menzel . Kathryn Tice Kathryn YVashburn Helen Kelsh Agatha Goggins Bessie O’Connell
Miss Harriet Lockwood Miss Sarah Boom (Honorary)
Virginia Tenley Ruth French Dorothy Doentel Sarah McCormick Frances Stewart Margaret Xcbel Mercedes Robinson Eleanor Tice Grace Jonas Florence Jonas
French Gorwitz M. I)c Young Stewart Du well Xebcl
Mongan Robinson Curran G. De Young Doemel McCormick O'Connell Kenney Tenley Swanson Schomisch Sicbensohn Van Roy Sutherland Washburn Tice Menzcl Kelsh Goggins
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