University of Wisconsin Platteville - Pioneer Yearbook (Platteville, WI)

 - Class of 1927

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Board of Regents of Normal Schools JOHN CALLAHAN, Superintendent Public Instruction Mix Olfcim . . . . . . . Madison EDWARD j. DEMPSEY . . . . . Oshkosh JOHN C. KACHEL . . . . . Whitewater OLIVER E. GRAY . . . . . . Platteville P. W. RAMER . . A . . . River Falls IVIRs. VICTOR BERGER . . . . . Milwaukee MRS. JOHN AYLWARD, Regent at Large . . Madison D. C. GATES . . . . . . . Superior A. W. ZERATSKY . . . . . LaCrosse PETER j... SMITH . . . . . . Eau Claire MRS. E. C. MALONEY . . . . Stevens Point WILLIAM KITTLE, Secretary . . . . Madison REGENT O. E. GRAY 05 ?fo ?THE t x 7 DIONEEQR PRESIDENT ASA M. ROYCE i16lL JAMES A. WILGUS Principal 01 Course for H igh School Teachers History and Allied Social Sciencex Ph.B., Ohio State Univer- sity; M.A., Ohio State Uni- versity; Thayer Scholar, Har- vard University; Graduate Student, University of Wis- consin, Summer Sessions. WILLIAM H, WILLIAMS Higher Mathematics B.A., M.A., Williams College; Universities of Goettingen and Erlangen; Summer Ses- sions at; Harvard, Cornell, University of Chicago. AGNES OTIS BRIGHAM Physical Education for Women Boston Normal School of Gymnastics; Sargent School. V. M. RUSSELL Director of Department of Industrial Arts Earlham College; Normal School, Richmond, Indiana; Summer Sessions, University of Chicago; Teachers College, Columbia University; Car- negie Institute of Technology. MINA HENDRICKSON Supervisor of Fourth Grade Illinois State Normal Uni- versity ; State Normal School, Oswego, New York; Univer- sity of Chicago. ISAACINEWTON WARNER Principal of Course for Upper Grade Teachers Mathematics Illinois State Normal Uni- versity; 13.3., University of Chicago. dink EDGAR F. RILEY Am HONETTE DURANT Englixh Language and Director Of the Literature Training School Ph.B., Grinnell College; B.A., Baker University; Pth and Ed.B., University Pthu University of Chicago. of Chicago; A.M., Teachers College,ColumbiaUniversityw ,. ANNA L. SINCLAIR J. C. BROCKERT Supervisor of N 3. Director of Fifth and Sixth Grades Rural School Department Training School, Baldwins- University of Wisconsin. ville, New York; State Nor- mal School, and Critic's Diploma, Oswego, New York; Art Student, Syracuse Uni- versity, New York. FRED T. ULLRICH Director of Department 01 Agriculture Biology and Agriculture Illinois State Normal Uni- versity; BS. in Ed, Univerw sity of Chicago; M.S., Uni- versity of Chicago. GRETA M. GRIBBLE Dean of Women Assistant in History State Normal School, Platte- ville, Wisconsin; PhB., Uni- versity of Wisconsin. Assistant Biology and Agriculture B.A., University of Wiscon- sin; Three Summer Sessions Agriculture at University of Wisconsin. j. W. WHITE Physical Science 8.5., University of Wooster; Graduate Student, Univer- sity of Wisconsin. MARGARET FRYE ERLE L STONEMAN Superpisor 91 English, Assistant in Junior High SChODl Agriculture and Manual Arts State Normal School, Platte- Stout Institute; University ville, Wisconsin; Ph.B., Uni- of Minnesota. versity of Wisconsin; Gradu- ate Student, Teachers Col- lege, Columbia University ORTON KEYES WILLIAM H. BORDEN Physical Education Jor Men Agricultural Economics B.A., University of Wiscon- B.A., M.A., University of sin. Wisconsin. EDITH L. TOWNSEND Home Economics Stout Institute; University of Chicago. JENNIE CHURCHILL Supervisor of Geography and H istory Junior High School State Normal School, Platte- ville, Wisconsin; University of Chicago; University of California. ELISABETH E. CHAMBERS Assistant in English B.A., Washington University. ALMA C. HELDSTAB Assistant Rural School Department State Normal School, Osh- kosh, Wisconsin; University of Minnesota. G. W. SCHMIDT Foreign Languages and Literature BA, M.A., Syracuse Univer- sity; Freiburg University. BERT M. CARLSON Music Graduate of Conservatory of Music, University of Minn- esota; Graduate of Conserva- tory of Music, Lawrence College. D. ALICE TAYLOR H. C. WILKERSON IRMA BORCHERS Supervisor of Education and Psychology Geography and First and Second Grades BS. in Ed, Southwest Miy Public Speaking A.B., University of Illinois; souri State Teachers College; State Normal School, White- A.M., Teachers College, Co- M.A., University of Chic? water, Wisconsin; B.A.. Uni- lumbia University. Way versity of Wisconsin. GEORGIANA CLARK MARGARET A. MILLER IRENE I. IRWIN Assistant Director of the Supervisor of Supervisor of Third Grade Training School Mathematics'and Science BS, Illinois Woman.s Col- StateNormalSchool,Stevens junLor High SChOOl lege; B.E., Eastern Illinois Point; Ph.B., M.A., Univer- A.B., A.M., University of State Teachers College. sity of Wisconsin. Nebraska. AGNES JEAN DOUGLASS Art Yankton College, Normal Graduate; 35., University of Minnesota; B. of Art Ed, Art Institute, Chicago. ALICE K. MCGREGOR Assistant Librarian State Normal School, Plattea ville, Wisconsin; University of Wisconsin. ROBERTA L. LOCKHART Kindergarten Burnham Finishing School; National Kindergarten and Elementary College; Smith College. GLADYS L. BIRKELO Assistant Librarian A.B., St, Olaf's College; Library S 001, University of Wisconsi X333 W BEE A. GARDNER Librarian, Library Science State Normal School, Platte- ville, Wisconsin; Library School, University of Wiscon- sin. THEODORA GREAGER Stenographer Merrill Commercial College. ADA TEASDALE S tenographer State Normal School, Platte- ville, Wisconsin. BELLE BURKE Clerk State Normal School, Platte- ville, Wisconsin. ALEXANDER BUNKER , x janitor ' ;4; ALBERT VAN NATTA Assistantjanilor W. G. LEWIS Engineer WILLIAM H. BROWNELL Farm Manager i13 The Old Bell Stilled are thy tones that wakened hope in the hearts of ten thousand; Yet they sing on in the souls that so long ago loved thee. Silent thou art unless stroked by the idle or curious, Then sounds a soft sweet sigh that clings like the kiss of a mother. P. M. W. i24t x mnym, kmwthy VJATHE V Kn: ., S: , A I; vva x x 4 a . 3g? gizaggw i25 ..$X ?nl:;;, QE$TTTTDHDNEEQf 3:;23-V.:$3t35 g: The New Classi17icat ion In May, 1926, a bill passed the state legislature authorizing the board of Normal School Regents of the state to grant the degree Bachelor of Education in certain four year courses. The question arose whether all of the normals should be so authorized and at a meeting of regents and presidents of the normal schools it was decided that each normal might grant degrees in special courses. Beginning with june, 1927, the Platteville Normal has the right to grant degrees to students finishing the four year courses in lnddstrial Arts and Agriculture. After July 1, 1927, the power will be given to grant degrees to students com- pleting the four year course for high school teachers and after this time the normal schools will be known as teachers colleges. Owing to these changes the faculty of the Platteville Normal deemed it necessary to bring about a reorganization in the classification of students. Previously the students were classed as juniors and Seniors regardless of the number of years which they might spend in school. The new plan which is being used this year is to reclassify the students into the four groups: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. The student enters the class according to the number of years in his course. With the new plan a student does not con- tinue a member of one class for a number of years as previously in the three and four year courses. However, there are unsatisfactory phases to this plan and its merits will be discovered only by trial. izbl President . Vice-President Secretary . Treasurer 11A: T'HF: '. w pw-np wmawmw, W.- s. a w The Senior Class OFFICERS FOSTER.IDODGE REX NhNK IWOWARD TEASDALE RUTH GRAY i27W W 72x vv-rr, 4 JTH Exffk Mi", DIONEEQ ,3le f'VLx-b rm" Gakknjg O. . .. 6., .p 7, Dxrf 2 x x i r. MIN... kw .2 .lMx "v , k"; . Y" 0 Q AQerg .- 21-, 1. M273, .2. 2"; 2f,- Mam. rjn nun . K'nyu f'k 1,2... ,, MC "U i N LC. .41 6:. . a "Tittwg PM 9Q ' 1 " 1mm? ,4. ESTHER JANE JONES Platteville Lower Grade Course -Y. W. C. A. ISABELLE BUTTERY Darlington Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A.; Pioneer Staff. MARION WILLIAMS Ridgeway Rural School Course 3C Club; Basketball '26, '27. WINNIFRED STEPHENS Cassville Three Year High School Course DOROTHY JoHANNs Platteville Upper Grade Course JZAMJXJMM. WWW L. RHEEL Platteville RThree Year H lgh School Course W1, Band. IRL K. NORTON Darlington Three Year Industrial Arts Course Manual Arts Club; Letterman's Club; Secretary-Treasurer of Letterman's Club; Basketball "24; Football '25, '16; Captain of Football Team "26. NANCY H. ANDREW Livingston Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A.; Pioneer Staff. ALLIE ROBERT ALLEN Fennimore Three Year H igh School Course Debate '27. TINA M. CALLAHAN Blue River Upper Grade Course 767M 651474;??? MW! M MM LESTER E. JONES Mineral Point U pper Grade Course Philadelphian Forum; Vice-President of Philadelphian Forum. KENNETH HOCKING Appleton Three Year H igh School Course Oratory '27; Debate '27. THOMAS J. HALLORAN Soldiers Grove Three Year H igh School Course Philadelphian Forum; President of Phila- delphian Forum; Debate '26. FLOYD D. ANDERSON Richland Center Three Year H igh School Course Treasurer of Pioneer; Lettermens Club; "P" Cross Country 624, '25, '26, '27. VELMA FISHER Apple River Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W2 C. A. CLARENCE G. STUCKY Fennimare . Three Year Agriculture Course Agriculture Club; Lettermen's Club; "P' Football '24, 625, '26; Basketball '25; Baseball 625. BESSIE POWER Galena, Illinois Rural School Course 3C Club. GRACE IOLA NOBLE Lancaster Rural School Course 3C Club. LOUIS SCHuLz Neceiiah Three Year H igh School Course Philadelphian Forum; Editopin-Chief of Exponent; Business Manager of Pioneer; Letterman's Club; Football '25, '26; Track '25, '26. FLORENCE M. SUELTMANN Plattevillc Rural School Course 3C Club. i292 HOWARD TEASDALE Darlington Three Year Agriculture Course Agriculture Club; Men's Chorus. GEORGE A. SHEPHERD Cuba City Three Year Industrial Arts Course Manual Arts Club. MARGARET M. SLOTHOWER Platteville Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; Secretary of Athen- aeum Society; Pioneer Staff. LEE C. BIRD Benton Three Year Agriculture Course Philadelphian Forum; Agriculture Club; Debate; Treasurer of Agriculture Club; VicePresident of Agriculture Club; Track '25, 26. HILA CULVER Platteville Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Orchestra; Secretary of Pioneer. MAUDE I. HOLMAN Wild Rose Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Pioneer Staff; Hiking Club. ESTHER D. BARIES Platteville Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Exponent Staff; Pioneer Staff. ALICE STOVALL Platteville U pper Grade Course Y. W. C. A.; Treasurer of Y. W. C. A; Basketball '26, '27. ORIN W. LIVINGSTON Livingston Three Year High School Course Lettermeds Club; Baseball '24, .15. RUTH STOVALL Platteville Upper Grade Course Y. W. C. A. MYRTLE IRENE BOTHWELL Pardeeville Upper Grade Course LUCILLE NILAND Wauzeka Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society. LUCILE M. WASHBURN Livingston Lower Grade Course EVELYN THOMPSON Platteville Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Orchestra. EVA STILWELL Rewey Upper Grade Course CLARA KOLB Cobb Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Secretary of Athen- aeum Society; Basketball '26. VELMA E. OSTENDORF Montfort Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society. ESTHER COOPER Platteville Lower Grade Course Orchestra. ELIZABETH L. COTTINGHAM Benton Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A. VIOLA M. MARTIN Dodgeville Lower Grade Course " M H" ng9NSSEEQ 3... Lap. M RUTH E. HILVERS Cuba City 7 Lower Grade Course 7 7 Athenaeum Society. 7 FREDA E. KREUL Hazel Green Rural School Course 7 3C Club. I FERNE B7 BRAGG Gratiot l - Upper Grade Course Y. W. C. A. RUTH A. ULLRICH Platteville Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Glee Club. RAYMOND GILBERTSON Hollandale Three Year Agriculture Course Agriculture Club; Lettermerfs Club; "P'. Baseball '25, '26, '27. MARY E. JONAS , scoda I V 3 Rural Schoo ourse Mlub; Basketba $ '27. RUTH BOURR I , '. ch G n v 'gvo Cour 4 ' 3C c1 . ' 51 Y, 1 Albany ' e Yer ndustr' rts Course Arts 0 ub; '5 all '25; Basket- a X '26, ' 7; Tr. k '25, '17; Captain of ack Tea '27. A GLORY E. WILKINSON Muscoda Rural School Course 3C Club; Basketball '26, '17. REXFORD MINK Lancaster Three Year Industrial Ans Course Manual Arts Club; Men's Chorus; Busi- ness Manager of Exponent; Editor-in- Chief of Pioneer; Vice-President of Senior Class; President of Manual Arts Club; Football '24, '25, '26. M77 V1wm, , THE M DIONEEEK KATHERINE E. ROYCE Platteville Three Year High School Course Athenaeum Society; Glee Club; 3C Club. VELMA ALLEN Barnum Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A.; Expo- nent: Staff. CLINTON E. ROACH Eastman Rural School Course 3C Club. BELVA L. GARTHWAITE Lancaster Lower Grade Course RUTH GRAY Platteville Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; President of Athen- aeum Society; Vice-President of Athen- aeum Society; Pioneer Staff; Treasurer of Senior Class; President of Sophomore Class; Vice-President of Freshman Class; Secretary of Sub-freshman Class. GWENDOLYN j. WHITE Shullsburg Lower Grade Course Y. W. C. A. MARIAN OPP Platteville Three . High SchoolCourse Athenae y ty; Y. W C. A.; Treas- ' A um Society; Basketball 3, '24, '25; Pioneer Staff. OWIELVIN MATTHYS Highland Rural School Course P-hiladelphian Forum; 3C Club; Men's Chorus; Band; Treasurer of Philadelphian Forum. j. FOSTER DODGE Galena, Illinois Three Year Industrial Art Course Manual Arts Club; President of Senior C1ass;Treasurer of Exponent; Lettermen's Club; "P" Football '15, '26, 27; Track '26, '27. BERTHA KAUFMAN Platteville Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; Basketball. i33 1 u m5; $QQ$ISSEEQmL 3,, gig H CLARA J. SHINKO Eastman Rural School Course 3C Club; Hiking Club; Basketball '26, '27. AUGUST A. MACHOTKA Muscoda Rural School Course 3C Club; President of 3C Club. SOPHIA J. KADERLY Juda Rural School Course 3C Club; Hiking Club; Basketball '16, .27. KATHLEEN FINLEY Ferryville Rural School Course 3C Club. KITTY MCCORMICK Gays Mills Rural School Course PHYLLIS j. GLENNON Dubuque, Iowa Rural School Course 3C Club. OPAL ROUNDS Gays Mills Rural School Course 3C Club. ANASTASIA pOWERS Highland Rural School Course 3C Club. BESSIE UDELHOVEN Lancaster Rural School Course 3C Club. FLORENCE ROWE Shullsburg Rural School Course 3C Club. i34 HELEN WHITE Anthony, New Mexico Rural School Course 3C Club. FERN E. MARSHALL Bloomington Rural School Course 3C Club. RODGER N. LOUTHAIN Potosi Rural School Course 3C Club. LORETTA M. WEITTENHILLER Rural School Course 3C Club. BERNICE SCHWAB Potosi Rural School Course 3C Club. EDNA M. CASHMAN Warren, Illinois Rural School Course 3C Club; Y. W. C. A. IOLA C. VOSBERG Sinsinawa Rural School Course 3C Club; Basketball '26, '27. VIVIAN LONG Warren, Illinois Rural School Course 3C Club. MARIAN O'NEILL Shullsburg Rural School Course 3c Club. E L M. MM Montfort: Wind School Course Club; Secretary of 3C Club. Q g; Am 1 AW 4 t! 4A ' ig-H Eka: DIONEER.M LEILA L. BUNT Platteville Upper Grade Course Y. W. C. A. SADIE DITTMAR Apple River, Illinois Lower Grade Course Y. W. C. A. MARGARET F. PIERCE Cuba City Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A. CONSTANCE j. HEGLAND ' Hollandale U pper Grade Course Y. W C. A.; Orchestra. GRETTA GRINDELL Platteville Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Vice-President of Athenaeum Society; Hiking Club. . BLANCHE LOUTHAIN Platteville Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society. HELEN F. BON DURANT Platteville Upper Grade Course Y. W. C. A. LEOTA M. SHORT Oregon Lower Grade Course Y. W. C. A. NAOMI DITTMAR Apple River Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A. MARY E. BUDENZ - Gratiot Upper Grade Course isbk J W , 1. X24 FLORENCE MARlE SEELY Oregon Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A. LEONA INGLE Millville Rural School Course 3C Club. VICTOR U. ELMER Monticello Three Year Agriculture Course Agriculture Club; Men's Chorus; Cross Country '24; Track '25. GLADYS NODOLF Platteville Rural School Course 3C Club. HELEN M. LAUGHTON Platteville Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Exponent Staff; Pioneer Staff. KATHRYN LEVAKE ADAMS Blue River Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A.; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. . WILFRED TAYLOR Seneca ' Rural School Course 3C Club. EMERY C. BAINBRIDGE Mifflin Upper Grade Course Philadelphian Forum; Band; Track '26. MILDRED ENLOE Platteville Lower Grade Course Y. W. C. A.; Exponent Staff. VERA WALKER Lancaster Upper Grade Course Y. W. C. A.; Orchestra. ALICE L. HOFFMAN Lancaster Rural School Course 3C Club. GUERDON PEACOCK Platteville Three Year Industrial Arts Course Track '25, '26. ELDEN O. HILL Stitzer Three Year Agriculture Course Agriculture Club. AMOS YONKE Milwaukee Three Year H igh School Course BASIL BYRNE Hazel Green Four Year Agriculture Course Oratory; Debate '20; "P" Baseball '20; "P" Football '20. EARL LIKENs Platteville Three Year I ndustrial Arts Course Manual Arts Club; Football '26. IDA ANN ABRAMS Wauzeka Upper Grade Course LELA BELLE STEPHENS Rewey Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; Debate '27 ; Exponent Staff. CORDELIA L. KRAMER Eastman Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Basketball '26, '27; Captain of Girls' Basketball Team '27. MELVIN PRINGIJS Platteville Three Year H igh School Course Letterman's Club; Manager of Football .26; Assistant Manager of Football '25. Q Vt r417 ALICE BOLL Platteville Upper Grade Course ALICE L. UREN Argyle Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society. GRETA MAEBELLE WALKER Platteville Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society. RUBY K. HILVERS Cuba City Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society. F RANGES WEBSTER Shullsburg Lower Grade Course DOROTHY J. QUICK Montfort Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A. MAUDE M. BOOM Belmont Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society. M. BEULAH O'HARA Platteville Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A. MINA WEBB Livingston Lower Grade Course Y. W. C. A. FAY SHEPHERD Platteville Upper Grade Course f HAZEL LENORE I-IILL Stitzer Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A. EARLE R. STARKEY Richland Center Three Year H igh School Course Philadelphian Forum; Men's Chorus; Men's Quartette; Exponent Staff; Pioneer Staff. ARTHUR BOTHWELL Rockford, Illinois Three Year I ndustrial Arts Course President of Junior Class; Vice-President of Manual Arts Club; Lettermen's Club; "P" Football '24, '25, '26; "P" Track '24, '25; Captain of Track Team '25. LEONA LELA SUER Lanc er 2 Rural School Course I'M 3C Club; ' 4 6 J JOHN FLEMING Gays Mills Upper Grade Course Letterman's Club; Basketball '26; Base- ball '26: "P" Track '26. LELA JONES South Wayne Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Orchestra. FAWN A. CUSHMAN Rewey Three Year H igh School Course Philadelphian Forum; Vice-President of Philadelphian Forum; Treasurer of Phil- adelphian Forum; Oratory '26; Cross Country '24; Captain of Cross Country Team '25; Track '26. MARGARET JONES Platteville Three Year H igh School Course Athenaeum Society; Vice-President of Athenaeum Society; President of Athen- aeum Society; Exponent Staff; Pioneer Staff. GERALD W. WHITE Blue River Upper Grade Course HAROLD WELCH Highland Three Year Agriculture Course Agriculture Club; Football '26; Track '26 i402 MEDORA CORBIN Blanchardville Rural School Course 3C Club. ANNA M. WIEGEL Darlington Rural School Course 3C Club. LEOTA A. KELLESVIG Mount I-Ioreb Rural School Course 3C Club; Basketball '26, '27. THELMA A. VAN NATTA Cuba City Rural School Course 3C Club. LEONA GLASBRENNER Bosco Rural School Course ' 3C Club. M W GLADYS L. KLOSTERMAN 0 an Rural Scho se 3C Club. K V Q'ngg GLADYs M. IVERSON Rural School Course 1 3C Club. EDNA M. SCHAUDT Livingston Rural School Course 3C Club. HAZEL M. O'BRIEN Steuben , Rural School Course 5C Club; Hiking Club. EVELYN C. PEARCE Cuba City Rural School Course 3C Club. v Myj ELLEN CRIMES Platteville Three Year H igh School Course HAZEL F. WILBER Platteville Upper Grade Course Athenaeum Society. MARIE HORN Platteville . Rural School Course 3C Club. RUBY C. SCHEWE Darlington Rural School Course Athenaeum Society; 3C Club. HELEN ELAINE PETERSON Darlington Lower Grade Course Athenaeum Society; Y. W. C. A.; Or- chestra. BEVERLY H. BELL Platteville Rural School Course 3C Club. -xx MKX Y HERMAN HELLER Boscobel Four Year Industrial Arts Course GOMER WILLIAMS Dodgeville Three Year H igh School Course FRANCIS PITTs Platteville Upper Grade Course IRENE STEIL Fennimore Lower Grade Course KENNETH BEATTY Richland Center Upper Grade Course Band; HP" Football '26. LEO DOSER Potosi Rural School Course BESS MORRISSEY Upper Grade Course Madison MARY MCGEEVER Cuba? - Upper Grade Course M GERALD LOFTUS Dodgeville Three Year H igh School Course EUNICE DORING Darlington Three Year Upper Grade Course 5W LEE JONES Platteville Four Year High School Course CLYDE MARTELL Livingston Four Year High School Course LEONA MCDERMOTT Madison Upper Grade Course GERTRUDE COLLINS Gratiot Upper Grade Course FRANCES SMITH Rural School Course Cassville W "M7 1M THEK MW MONEEIv junior Class OFFICERS President . . . . . . . . . KENNETH HORN Vice-President . . . . . . . DONALD WALTER Secretary and Treasurer . . . . GUERDON GABEL i44k , a UL, X114 1.4wa 111111 1 F.1DIQNEEQ M Top Row. P. McLean. E Evans. R Smith. McKinley. Verian Clifton Vivian Clifton. Dall. Fingerhut, Stockel. L. Bainbridge. Third Row: Prussing, Steinhoff Weigel. V. Johnsen C. Huntington. Zepplin. Ware. Leyson. COndry. Harms. Second Row: Todd. Loveland. H. R.0yce L Huntington, Warner Roser. Baxter. Washburn. Gehrkc. L Gray. Bottom Row. Walter, HefTernan, Nelson. Cummings. Davis, Shanlev. E Hill Bentz. Juniors FOUR YEAR HIGH SCHOOL COURSE BENJAMIN DAVIS HAYWARD KARRMAN MARY WILLIS DONALD WALTER THREE YEAR HIGH SCHOOL COURSE GEORGE BAUSMAN KENNETH HORN HELEN ROYCE GUERDON BREWER CHARLOTTE HUNTINGTON LEON SCHUSTER WALTER CUMMINGS VIOLA JOHNSEN LLOYD SHANLEY MABEL EDGE CLAYTON LARSON ROXANNA SMITH TONY ELLIS ELINORE LOVELAND EDNA WEIGEL FRANCIS FALLO rm 0 CAR MEYER GUERDON WICHMANN , GUERDQN MRICK NELSON HERBERT WIEVEL WME NJ ARGARET PENNISTON EDITH ZEPPLIN Xw W1 1 MURRAY PINKERTON 1111111414 quzws PIQUEnE HO V - WW o 1' W111 35 ELEELTURE COURSEUERDON Mm M1 W W11 11719? FALEHM 11M, R1? MZBERT HEFFERNAN ,5 1 INDUSTRIAL ART COURSE I 5 1 n4 W; x, W 1111mm, mgxfgragzw ,1 , N 1 1 15111 1111317; 411x 21tiFOUR NFAK 11740111371 1, 1 1 1 1 H1;er 11W1 0 1' 1X11J1 JQJ V ' JHMSWJ Z119 11v; w vw mi WM; Jng M 11111111 1p 10111 H 11 117111111 111111111111 1191111311Ww1w 1W: 1 11111 H 1 J1 1.14;an x l , Tap Row: Schuster. Steimle. Ellis, Kinsman, Snyder, Grotkin, Rice, Stewart, Gabel. Bausman. Pinkerton, Middle Row: Mueller. Penniston, Thomas. Hull, Wilson, M. Evans. Dowling, Cullen, Masbruch. Harpen Bottom Row: K Horn. McLean. Foster. 13. Johnson. A Johnsen. Mn Brockert, Oudyn, M. Pink, B. Pink. Meyer juniors THREE YEAR UPPER GRADE COURSE MARIAN JAMES MARTHA WARNER TWO YEAR UPPER GRADE COURSE BERNADETTA BAXTER IOLA HARRxs NELLIE OUDYN CHARLES BENSON KENNETH HOLT LUCILLE ROSER JANET CORDINGLEY ALTA joHNSEN BERTILLE STOCKEL MARGUERITE DALL BEULAH JOHNSON ROY TAYLOR ALICE FINGERHUT METTA LEYSON MARGARET WASHBURN MARGARET GEHRKE EDNA McKINLEY REUBEN WHITE GERTRUDE GRAVES NORMA NELSON L015 GRAY HANNAH OSBORNE TWO YEAR LOWER GRADE COURSE L015 BAINBRIDGE VERNA PRUSSING HELEN MASBRUCH L015 BARTHOLOMEW ERMA RICE LILAH MCLEAN JESSIE IVI BURRIS HELEN SIPPEL PERL M. MCLEAN VERIAN CLIFTON DOROTHY ANN SNOW CLARA NAGEL VIVIAN CLIFTON ARLYNE SNYDER BARBARA PINK JENNIE CONDRY DOROTHY FOSTER MAGDALENE PINK MILDRED CULLEN MARION GROTKIN LAURA STEINHOFF MAR;0RY DANA LAURA HARMS MILDRED STEWART RUBY DAVIS JANE HILL HAZEL THOMAS AVERIL DOWLING RUTH HULL FRANCES TODD EDITH EVANS . ADA KINSMAN MARTHA WARE MARGARET EVANS MERCILLE LEESER INEZ WILSON i46k Freshman-Sophomore Class OFFICERS President . . . . . . . . . . WILBUR HATCH Vice-President . . . . . . . . . . ARTHUR JOHNSON Secretary and Treasurer . . . . . . . . NORMA NELSON Sophomores FOUR YEAR AGRICULTURE COURSE IVAN KNAPP THEODORE MILLMAN THREE YEAR AGRICULTURE COURSE MELVIN BAILEY JOHN FREEMAN WILSON PENBERTHY VICTOR BLOYER STEWART FREEMAN MORRIS VESPERMAN THREE YEAR INDUSTRIAL ARTS COURSE ARTHUR BLOCK THOMAS GLANVILLE JOHN SIMPSON ROBERT DULL ARTHUR JOHNSON WILLIS WACHTER FOUR YEAR HIGH SCHOOL COURSE L015 HUNTINGTON Middle R Livingston. MrfoGMMC- - ow: Root. Block. Baker. Russell. V Vesperman. Sands. Becker. Brockert. Penberthy. M Bottom Raw: Stephens, Biederbeck. N. Nelson. Prentiss. Cook. Harker. Madden, Armstrong. Goodman. R. ? ,MW- Sophomores THREE YEAR HIGH SCHOOL COURSE ELIZABETH ARMSTRONG GUERDON BAKER MARTIN BARTELS SYLVAN BECKER ELDON BIEDERBECK CLARENCE BROCKERT Guss BOLL ARMINTA COOK RALPH CRAVEN SAM ELMER WILL FRY KENNETH GOODMAN JOHN GRINDELL ALONzo HALSEY MARY HARKER HAROLD HILL MARGERY HILL LA VERN HORN GALE HODGSON CHARLES HOWARD HARRY KIES Freshman EDWARD KILPATRICK MARGARET KIRWAN WILBUR HATCH ELIZABETH HILLARY LEE ROSCOE LIVINGSTON MILTON LONGHORN ELLEN MADDEN GLENN MCKELVEY JOHN NUFER JOHN O'NEIL VIRGINIA O'NEIL ISABELLE PRENTIS HUBERT RIECHERS LEE ROOT KENNETH RUSSELL ROY SANDS HARRY SARBACKER RAYMOND STEINHOFF HAROLD SPINK VERNON VESPERMAN GOMER WILLIAMS FOUR YEAR AGRICULTURE COURSE BYRON STEPHENS Top Row: Grindell. McKelvey. Freeman. Knapp, Millman, Hatch. Halsey. Bartels. O Neill. Steinhoff, Boll. espcrman i48 0 MK iimv ? 1 Wis: X, 1 1 6 mid h mrgmaizmgmw i49 Top Row: H. Royce, Quick. Ullrich. Loveland. Huntington. K, Royce, M Jones. Kopp, Nelson. Schewe. Middle Row: Wilber, Fisher. U'Ren. Kolh. L. Jones. Ruth Hilvers. Ruby Hilvers, Baxter. Kramer. Seely. Bottom Row: Evans. Laughton, Louthain. Holman. Grindcll, Masburch, Dana. O'Hara, Pierce. Bainbridge Athenaeum Society Faculty Advisor, ANTHONETTE DURANT OFFICERS First Semester Second Semester President . . . RUTH GRAY MARGARET JONES Vice-President . .MARGARET JONES GRETTA GRINDELL Secretary . . . ELINORE LOVELAND CLARA KOLB Treasurer . . .HELEN ROYCE HELEN ROYCE Tor: Raw: Vincent. Peterson. M. Hill, Warner. Baries. Thompson. Walker. HY Hill. Middle Row: Condry. Buttery. Gray. J. Hill. Andrew, Slothower. Adam; Boom, Cottingham. Bollom Raw: Stockel. Dall. Niland. Stephens. Allen. Edge. Kaufman. Culver, Zepplin. Athenaeum Society Since many Athenaeum girls were graduated last June, the society began this year with a small membership. However, there were a number of pledges and many names on the waiting list so that before Christmas the society had reached its full quota of sixty members. An interesting fact in regard to the members of the society is that three of the girls have mothers or grandmothers who are alumnae sisters. Marian Kopp is a granddaughter of Katherine McGregor Hutton and a daughter of Emily Hutton Kopp, both alumnae members of the society. Kathryn Adams's grand- mother, Louise Richardson Le Vake, is a former Athenaeum member, and Margaret jones's mother, Margaret Tormey Jones, is also an Athenaeum alumna. Varied programs have been given during the year by the members. These programs have been chiefly literary, though there have been some very Fine musical and amusing programs. During the course of the year Miss Durant has read three books to the girls, each book being followed by an interesting discussion and review in which all the girls took part. One program consisted of a debate on the question: Resolved, that Macbeth was responsible for his own downfall. The Athenaeum girls are always ready to co-operate in anything sponsored by the school For the Homecoming parade the girls prepared an attractive Halloween float. At the time of the Open House many of the girls helped in the entertainment of the guests. Top Row: Matthys. Starkey. Walter. Vesperman. Cupp, Schuster I Bottom Raw: Shanley. Jones. Davis. Cushman, Halloran. Frye. h I The Philadelphian For 7944 f Faculty Advisor, H. c. WILKERSM I OFFICERS First Semester Second Se'meW' President . . . . T. j. HALLORAN BENJAMIN DAVIS Vice-President . . LLOYD SHANLEY LESTER JONES Secretary . . . . EARL STARKEY WILL FRYE Treasurer . . . BENJAMIN DAVIS MELVIN MATTHYS No meetings of the Philadelphian Forum were held at the beginning of the year on account of the lack of interest shown by the old members. However, early in the semester, Mr. Wilkerson gathered together a few of the boys who were really interested in building up the society. The work of the flrst semester consisted chiefiy in the reorganization of the society. In the programs the chief emphasis was placed on the practice of forensic activities. Two members of the Normal debating teams and one orator are active members of the society. They received their initial training in the Philadelphian programs for which the Philadelphian should receive much credit. By the beginning of the second semester the society had reached that stage in which it was possible to begin some really constructive work. At this time a good program was outlined, which proved to be of interest and value to all the members. - The Philadelphian boys have always been willing to help promote school affairs. They prepared a clever Hoat for the Homecoming parade, and were of much service at the time of the Open House. Mr. Wilkerson and his small group of workers deserve much credit for the advancement the society has shown during the year. iszi Ht.l J f s lJ ll :l 2 1f v' J J i x Top Row: 3. Dittmar. Cottingham, Short. Enloe. Oudyn, Webb, Hill. Hodgson P,erce, O.Hara. h l , Third Rowl Miss Townsend. Todd. Fisher, Quick. Buttery. Adams, Andrew. Edge. Kramer. Seely. ' 1 . , Second Row: Jonas, Bourret. Williams. Peterson. Hegland. Ware. Stovall. Johanns, Bunt. V r . t L Bottom Row: White. Wiegel. N. Dittmar, Gehrke. A. Johnsen. Zepplin, V. Johnsen. Huntington A e e c. . h J 7 . Q - I. x . . I . .. k Y. W. C. A. MWNW , . I'VV.g W x CM , V Faculty Advtsor, MISS EDITH TOWNSEND tuft. x WV? , NJ x e I y. f ' OFFICERS V- "l '1 ?WVA V t: ; , ' ' l Mxxb-e pt, V President . . . . . . . CHARLOTTE HUNTINGTON J;,,VVW 444p- , , e . - . , r I , VLce Prestdent . . . . . . . VIOLA JOHNSEN y W, - 74711 ah 4A, Secretary . . . . . . . . . EDITH ZEPPLIN F , M of, t Treasurer . . . . . . . . ALICE STOVALL :E o v fv The local chapter of the Young Women's Christian Association, which haslv a membership of about forty, is one of the most active organizations of the school. Meetings are held every Thursday afternoon. The programs this year have been given over largely to discussions of the mental, the moral, and the physical sides of a girl's life. At times members of the faculty and other friends of the society have taken part in these weekly programs. The girls have also had some good times. At the beginning of the year, the Y. W. C. At girls invited all the girls in school to a mixer. Since the mixer there have been two other parties for members of the society only. The girls sponsored several successful matinee dances in the gymnasium. During the spring they also presented a play, HThose Husbands 0f Oursf in the auditorium. iszl Top Row: Bell, Corbin, Clennon. Rounds. McCormick. Schaudt. VVeittenhiller, Sueltmann. Middle Roux: Wiegel, Schewc. Glasbrcnner, Kellesvig, Marshall, Noble, While. Mueller. Bollam Raw: Udelhoven, Pearce. 0.Ncill. Ruggles. Mr, Brockert, Duser, Klusterman. Vosherg. 3 C Club Facully Advisor, j. C. BROCKERT OFFICERS First Semester Second Semester Prmuknt. . . . GL5 AAACHOTKA ChJNTON ROACH Vice-President . . WILFRED TAYLOR LEOTA KELLESVIG Secretary . . . HELEN WHITE ELLEN MUELLER Treasurer . . . HELEN WHITE OPAL ROUNDS i54 Top Row: Wilkinson. Cashmag. Shinko. Kaderly. Machotka. Williams, Bourret. OTBrien. Lourhain. A1iddle Row: Iverson, Kreul. T-inley. Schwab. Ingle. Long, Matthys. Roach. Taylor. Bollom Row: A Power. VanNatta. Nodolf. Kinch. Miss Heldsrab. B Powers. Jonas, Hoffman. Suer. 3 C Club Of the many advantages which come with school life, the training received in society work cannot be overemphasized. The ability to stand upon one's feet and to think and speak logically and convincingly is of much value. This training is acquired in the 3C Club, which is an organization taking care of the social life of the rural group, making them contributors to the spirit of the larger unit. - The work of the 3C Club has been unusually vigorous this year. Members have caught the spirit of the club, have entered into the parliamentary work, appeared on programs, and have thoroughly enjoyed the friendships formed during the social hours. The meetings are held in the girls' gymnasium 0n the first and third Mon- days of each school month, between the hours of seven and nine P. M. The members of the club gave a delightful program at the coon-chicken dinner given at the demonstration school. The 3C float is always an attractive feature of the Homecoming parade and this year was no exception. The school year usually closes with a picnic which always proves a delight- ful conclusion to a happy, prohtable year. x ;XJ"THENFxX . DloNEE 1n V MF ' AIME Top Row: Saxe. Steimle. Peacock, Mink. Bentz. Middle Row: Chapman. Bothwell. Block, Likens. Shepherd. Edge. Heller. Harper Bottom Row: Dodge. Tilley. johnson. Mr. Russell. Mr. Stoneman, Norton. Glanvillc, Meinert Department of Industrial Arts Faculty Advisor, V. M. RUSSELL OFFICERS President . . . . . . . . . REX MINK Vice-Presidenz . . . . . . GEORGE SHEPHERD Secretary . . . . . . . . . JOHN HARPER Treasurer . . . . . . . SILAs EDGE Manual Training was begun in the Training School Department of the Platteville Normal in 1902. Dr. Duncan McGregor was president. The de- partment grew steadily from year to year and included more and more work for the Normal school students. In 1908 the Board of Regents of State Normal School gave the Platteville Normal School the right to train teachers in Manual Arts. Five, three, and two year courses were offered until the close of the school year 1924-25. At that time most of the five and two year courses in the School were eliminated. The end of the school year 1926-27 flnds Platte- Ville with short courses in only one or two departments, the others being placed on a four year basis with work leading to a degree. The Department of In- dustrial Arts was one of the first to be given this privilege, and now offers courses leading to a degree of BB. in Industrial Arts. The department continues to grow. This year, a job print shop has been equipped, and is in operation under the direction of Mr. V. M. Russell. Many new books on Industrial Arts subjects have been added to the library of the department. I V , ' Tab Row: Gilberrson. Edge. Bloyer, S. Freeman. Vesperman. Stucky, J. Freeman, Heffernan. Middle Roux Millman, Mueller. Dugdale. Knapp. Bailey, Byrne. Bird, Welch. t Boltom Raw: Stephens, Pcnberthy, Aspenson, Mr, Ullrich. Mr. Stoneman, Mr. Borden, Hill. Elmer, Teasdale, t ' x V . h Agriculture Club Faculty Advisor, F. T. ULLRICH OFFICERS President . IVAN KNAPP Vice-President . . . . . RAYMOND GILBERTSON Secretary . . . i i . i ROBERT HEFFERNAN Treasurer . . . t . . t . HAROLD WELCH The Agriculture Club was unusually active this year. The club began its real work on Wednesday, December I, with twenty members at the first meeting. One of the outstanding achievements of the club this year was the organiza- tion and management of the high school stock judging contest held during the annual Normal School Short Course, on March 4 The contest was organized and conducted by the following members of the Agriculture Club: Victor Bloyer and John Freeman were in charge of a class of Holstein Friesian cows. Morris Vesperman directed work with a class of purebred Duroc-Jersey swine and a class of fat hogs. Wilson Penberthy and Robert Heffernan conducted the judging of a class of Guernsey heifers and a class of Guernsey cows. jack Bailey was in charge of a class of Shropshire ewes. The scoring of the high school competitors was checked with the decisions of the judges and the immense work of correcting their papers was also done by members of the club. ;'7TF'Ef pmm; inky awrw,mg.:4$.ww. Top Row: Vesperman. Fleming. Ellis. Piquette. Boll, Bausman. Anderson, Johnson. Pinkertoq. Horn. Middle Row: Dahmer. Saxe, Stucky. Livingston. MiHman. Pringle. Harper. Wievel. Beatly. hlmer Bollom Row: Cilbertson, Walter. Tilley. Cummings, Fallon. Norton. Karrmann. Schulz. Letter Merfs Club Faculty Advisor, ORTON KEYES OFFICERS Prandent. . . . . . . . IDONALD VVALTER Vice-President . . . . . . FOSTER DODGE Secretar and Treasurer . . . . . . IRL K. NORTON i59 AJ'TVIT 1a T TH , xix" 'Hn I E z E! Q 6;? :1WST1a-3fi6D!ONEEQM The Pioneer The first annual 0f the Platteville State Normal School was issued in June, 1895, by the Senior Class. The first annual appeared without a distinctive name and since that time the Senior class has published the book yearly under many different titles. The first annual appearing under a specific name was the "Bone 0f Contention" published by the class of 1896. No class was satisfled with the title of the annual of the preceding year and each succeeding class renamed its own yearbook. Among the many names given are: iiMakio," 1897; .iTh'e Spectrum," 1898-1903; i'Bonhomief' 1905;iiThe Eagle's Nest," 1906; ank Leaves," 1907; "The Tigers Lair," 1908; and "Silver Tips," 1909. In 1910 the Senior Class, not satisfied with the change of names yearly, in- stituted a name contest in which the whole school participated. The title "The Pioneer" was finally adopted as a permanent name by a vote of the school, this name having been suggested by Dr. Duncan McGregor. The name is symbolical of all the institutions in the Platteville Normal School. It repre- sents the spirit of the school in all its activities, the school being a Pioneer at all times. Throughout the years in which the annual has been published, students have looked forward to its publication with interest, and graduates turn its leaves and relive the days which they spent in the Normal. It has always been the policy of the annual staffs to give an interesting, true, and exact record of events so that in years to come the book might be a living history of student life at Platteville. The yearbook of 1926 was one of the best ever published by a Senior Class in Platteville. It was awarded an All American rating by the Central Inter- scholastic Press Association, an organization which sponsors contests for news- papers, magazines, and yearbooks. HThe Pioneer" was entered in the class to which teachers' colleges having an attendance from 300-699 students belong and received a score of 913 out of a possible 1000. To this score was added a bonus of 100, which is given to books whose financial statements show that all financial obligations have been met. The total score with the bonuses was therefore 1013. Since books from all sections of the United States are entered in this contest, it is not an insignificant honor which has come to the class of 1926. Honor ratings are separated into five classes which are: All American Honor Rating, First Class Honor Rating, Second Class Hondr Rating, Third Class Honor Rating, and Fourth Class with no Honors. The staff of the yearbook of 1926 have received recognition for their work which should be a source of gratification to them. All the annuals in years to come will strive to maintain the record set by the 1926 annual. i60l Top Row: Andrew. Gray Andgrson. Culver. Teasdale. Slothower. Laughton. Bottom Row: Buttery, Schulz, Holman. Mink, Kopp. Meinert. Jones. J- -' ' The Pione'er Board ': Editor- in- Chief . . . . . . REX MINK Associate Editor and Business Manager . . LOUIS SCHULz Assistant Business Manager . . . HOWARD TEASDALE Secretary . . . . . . . . . HILA CULVER Treasurer . . . . . . . . FLOYD ANDERSON Louis Schulz Hila Culver Floyd Anderson I , Top Row: Mink. Grinde . chulz. Shanley. Bottom Row: Allen. S e , 3, Warner, Enloe, Laughton. 4 vagwwlCl: X Cop i . I0 , 1Cy C W C H7Kh$ gxpdhent CW; 1 S This: Student Publication of the WNW LM' 1! J PLATJIEVILLE NORMAL SCHOOL 11M V ' 'l C ntered as Second Class Matter Iijj Vi PLATTEVILLE POST OFFICE WA C . CA W Published Fifteen Times a Year C Cf v! Subscription Price, $1.00 Per Year C'C ' N THE STAFF fEaitor-in-Chief . . . . . . . LOUIS SCHULZ CAssistant Editor . . . . . . MILDRED ENLOE xAthletic Editor . . . . . . 1 JOHN GRINDELL Business Manager . . . . . . . REX MINK Secretary . . . . . . . . MARTHA WARNER Treasurer 1 1 . 1 . 1 . . LLOYD SHANLEY Reporter . . . . . . 1 . VELMA ALLEN Reporter . . . . . . . . LELA STEPHENS Humor . . 1 . . . . . . ARTHUR JOHNSON Typist . . . . . . . . HELEN LAUGHTON Top Row: Mink. Brockert. Fry. Matrhys, Sreinhoff. Meyer. Shanley. Middle Row: Grindell. Bartels, Vesperman. Mueller. Walter. Knapp, Heffernan, Teasdale. Bottom Raw: Mr. Carlson, Millman, Nelson. Starkey. Gabel. Penberthy, Russell. Merfs Chorus Director . . . . . . . . B. M. CARLSON Business Manager . . . . . CLARENCE BROCKERT SOLOISTseMerrick Nelson, tenor; Guerdon Gabel, bass; Earl Starkey, baritone; George Grindell, accompanist. SWISS YODLERe-Sam Elmer. MALE QUARTETTEdMerriCk Nelson, Guerclon Gabel, Earl Starkey, Ted Millman. FIRST TENORs-jack Grindell, Melvin Matthys, Howard Teasdale, Ted Millman. SECOND TENORseWill Fry, Robert Heffeman, Ivan Knapp, Oscar Meyer, Cuerdon Mueller, Merrick Nelson. FIRST BASSES-Martin Bartels, Clarence Brockert, Rexford Mink, Wilson Penberthy, Lloyd Shanley, Earl Starkey, Morris Vesperman. SECOND BASSEseGuerdon Gabel, Kenneth Russell, Raymond Steinhoff, Donald Walter. The Men's Chorus, under the direction of Mr. B. M. Carlson, is completing its second year of organization. Thirty minutes a day have been given over to practice in preparation for the programs, and, although practically one half of the members are new this year, the organization continues to be one of which the school is justly proud. The chorus has gained much popularity out of town as well as at home and thus has proved a great booster for the school. A regular schedule of programs given in co-operation with the men's quartette was arranged as follows: Chapel, February 1 I ; Platteville, February 25 ; Livingston, March 15; Muscoda, March 24; Highland, March 29. , t H ,' e Guerdon Gabel Earle lf'ey ' v Q eodore Millman t - ..- . ' t First Tenor . THEODORE IVIILLMAN Second Tenor . . . . . . . MERRICK NELSON First Bass . . . . . . . . EARLE STARKEY Second Bass . . . . . . . . GUERDON GABEL The Platteville Normal Quartette is a group of boys who have sung success- fully together for the past two years. This group has been in great demand in programs of school, city, and out of town affairs. The boys have sung for the Kiwanis Club, the Elks, the Masons, and at the Father and Son Banquet, the Auto Show, the Faculty Open House, Normal athletic benefits, the Ag Round Up, and different Church functions. Aside from its appearances with the Merfs Chorus the quartette has appeared in programs at Barneveld and Ridgeway. At the time of the state teachers association at Milwaukee, November 3 and 4, the quartette was sent to take part in the program at the Platteville Get- Together. Three of the members of this quartette plan to be back in the school next year and it is hoped that this group will continue to gain popularity. i64i Top Row: Penberthy Mr. Carlson. Culver Peterson. Churchill. Steinhoff. 'alter. Foster McKelvey Jones. Boltam Row B Pink Hegland. Thompson Cooper White, Huntington M. 'ink Hill. Smith. Miller Walker. Orchestra Director, B. M. CARLSON FIRST VIOLINBMr. White, Esther Cooper Eveler'ikThompson, john Simpson VIOLABRobert Smith. CELLOBHelen Peterson Ruth DanV FLUTEBDonald Walter. FIRST CLARINETBGlenn McKelvey 2:zyL-IZ t SECOND VIOLINB BMargery Hill Magda MARIMBAPHONEBHila Culver. SECOND CLARINETBHomer Walter. K dB , X FIRST CORNETB Miss Miller. SECOND CORNETBVera Walker. MELAPHONEBDorothy Foster. SAXOPHONEBConstance Hegland, Barbara Pink. . TROMBONEBLela Jones. BAss VIOLBMrs. Churchill. BARITONE VIOLBRaymond Steinhoff. DRUMsBWilson Penberthy l PIANOBLois Huntington. .1444 I affiL4 The Band There has been no attempt at a concert band this year due to the few mem- bers and the lack of lead instruments. Several of the members are from outside of school. The band has played at several of the football and basketball games. Although there appears to be a lack of interest in this organization regular practices are held once a week. It is hoped that this previously strong organiza- tion of the school will gain strength in the future. 711W6f6u1' fHJd ibsi Davis Bird Bartels Fry Debate THE AFFIRMATIVE TEAM 1 x The afhrmative debate team was composed of Benjamin Davis, Lee Bird, 1 k1 Martin Bartels, and Will Fry as alternate. . s E Benjamin Davis, a member of last year's debate team, participated in all of r , the debate work in school this year. He took part in the preliminary debates g at the beginning of the year, and was one of those chosen to debate in assembly 6 on November 2. In the try-outs for the inter-normal teams he was successful, R and was given the place of first speaker on the affirmative. His long hours of $x work and his knowledge of debating made it possible for him to hold this posLi x tion in a very creditable manner. 1 Lee Bird was selected as a member of one of the inter-normal debate teams 8: ' and upheld the position of second speaker of the affirmative in several of the debates. His ability to see the argument and to fo1 110w it through made him valuable member of the team. On account of illness he was unable to take hi place in the Milwaukee debate. He has been a loyal supporter of forensics this $1.1 year taking an important part in both debating and extempore speaking. 1: Ng ' Martin Bartels heId the important position of closer and captain of mthgi' k afflrmative team. This was his First year on a Platteville Normal debate te ' He worked faithfully, and deserves much credit for the success of his team 1 x Will Fry, who was Chosen as alternate for the affirmative team, deb ogin K K the Milwaukee debate in the position of Lee Bird, who became ill a sho t 'me F- x before the debate. Mr. Fry had only a short time in which to prepare r the , 1 g debate, but he made a very commendable showing. 1661- M, f; K1 Stephens Loveland am f Wwetj 9U; ' V .; ,xxdvvw, l UJMM Mi 7MM l geibale J ,, K Wk: " THE NEGATIVE TEAM The negative team was composed of Cuerdon Baker, Lela Stephens, Allie Allen, with Elinore Loveland as alternate. Guerdon Baker, who was First speaker of the negative team, has furthered debating all year. He was one of the winners in the preliminary contests, and has taken part in all the inter-school debates. Although this was his first year in debating he has been a credit to the team. Lela Stephens has the distinction of being the only young lady to debate in any of the inter-school debates this year. This is her second year as a member of the inter-normal debate team, and she has supported her position as second speaker of the negative very efficiently. Allie Allen, the closer and captain of the negative team, has done very credit- able work in debate. He was one of the first to show an interest in the prelimin- aries, and his loyalty and interest have never lagged throughout the season. His eFfOrts have been a real help to the cause of debating. Elinore Loveland, who was chosen as alternate for the negative team, has aided in many ways. Although not called upon to speak at any debate, she has been invaluable to the team in the collecting and the organizing of material. Hazel Hill, although she did not take an actual part in any debate, has also aided in gathering material. a '5 a cxHLJv; de , 'Ws The Debate Season OFFICERS Coach . . . . . . s . . IRMA BORCHERS Business Manager . . . . . HARRY C. WILKERSON Literary Critic . . . . . ELISABETH E. CHAMBERS PRELIMINARY DEBATES The debating work was started early in the year with a number of debates on local questions. Miss Irma Borchers, the coach, divided the students of the school into seven groups. These groups were chosen from the standpoint of the location of the homes of the students. Each group met and organized one or more debate teams. After the teams were organized, Miss Borchers met them and gave them instructions in the fundamentals of debating. There were sixteen teams organized at this time. These teams debated on local questions during the assembly period on October 14. Members of the faculty judged the various debates. The winning teams selected representatives who debated during the assembly period on November 2. The question for this debate was: Resolved, that the recall should be adopted. After the preliminary debates were over, all students interested in debating, whether they took part in the preliminary debates or not, met and studied the question for the inter-normal debates. The question for these debates was: Resolved, that the essential features of the McNary-Haugen Bill should be enacted into federal legislation. The first debate on this question was held at the Normal, on the evening of February 1, with a team selected from the local Kiwanis Club. The Normal team upheld the affirmative side of the question and won by a decision of two to one. The next debate was a dual debate held on Friday evening, February 4, with Dubuque University'. The Platteville affirmatixie met the Dubuque nega- tive in Dubuque, and the Dubuque afflrmative came to Platteville to meet the Platteville negative team. The teams from Platteville were victorious in bdth debates. After these victories the debaters did not cease work but went on with more zeal than ever in their preparations for the inter-normal debates, which were the objectives of their whole season's worki V? v, 65:7 I K AM? V oloNEEQi Southern Triangle Debates As Whitewater did not enter the inter-normal debates this year, it was left to Platteville and Milwagkee to determine the championship of the southern debate league. The contests with Milwaukee were held on March 4. At this time the Platteville negative team traveled to Milwaukee, and the Milwaukee negative debaters came to Platteville. Although the Platteville negatives lost the debate in Milwaukee by one and one-third points, the affirmatives won in Platteville by three points. This Victory by the wider margin gave the Platte- ville teams the championship of the southern league, and they represented this league in the state triangle debates. mej ' MWDIONeEQh IRMA BORCHERF Cowl! M Irma Borchers, Coach Miss Irma Borchers, head of the public speaking department and coach of the forensic activities, deserves much credit for the work she has done this year. Miss Borchers is a graduate of the Whitewater Normal and of the University of Wisconsin. While at Whitewater, Miss Borchers took part in such activities as she has been coaching this year. She won the oratorical contest at White- water and took second place in the state contest. While at the University Miss Borchers continued her work in forensics. This was the first year for Miss Borchers at Platteville, but already she has done much to re-awaken interest in forensics. Fifty people took part in the preliminary debates, while in former years it has been hard to get as many as ten to respond. The success of the debating teams in their debates with other schools speaks well for their coach. The training of the orators took many other hours of her time, and while the Platteville orator did not receive one of the hrst places in the state contest he made a splendid showing. WOT i 1 i i ' Wk J 1A QT Oratory L LN The pre- 0 atorica coptest was held February 15 to choose the orator to rypresent the school in the state contest held at Eau Claire, March 18. Three iyoung men-George Bausman, Leon Schuster and Kenneth Hockmgwwere the contestants. Kenneth Hocking received first place His oration was en- titled A New Era in Modern Business " Although Mr Hocking had had no previous experience in o1atory, he delivered his oration in a very satisfactory manner. He represented the school at the state contest on March 18. The subject for the extempore speaking contest this year was The Problems of the Middle Western Farmer." Will Frye represented the school in this con- test which was held at Eau Claire in connection with the state oratorical con- test on March 18. ORATOR 1 CAL CONTEST FIRST Harvest of Hate ............... Marshall Norseng ..River Falls SECOND Crime and the Criminal Courts. .Earl Knutson ........ Oshkosh THIRD Crime a Challenge to Youth . 1 . .Frank Josewick . . . . . .Stevens Point EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING CONTEST FIRST Donald Vetter ................................... Stevens Point SECOND Donald Geason .................................. Oshkosh THIRD Bernard Morton .................................. River Falls i7li X unuxvl" VMW a .. Ili;hg..'l 2 x ;1igl!h.h uni THE STAXRWAY W'orn by the feet of those who sought for the lanthom of learning, There to read deeply the lore set down by the ages, Now far afield they must follow the pathway of duty, Passing, ah passing. are their footsteps away and forever. P. M. w. W k1 LNB n x 0 V, t Pk n t x 1 1g 9;" Top Row: Coach Keyes. Fallon Crindell, Walter Pinkerton, Tilley.Johnson. Wievel Stucky Bausman Harper. Welch. S Freeman, Manager Pringle oodman. Dodge Ellis, Captain Norton, Mink. Schulz Horn. Barels. Halsey Ballom Row. Likens, Bothwell, Piquette, Elmer. Chapman. Boll. J Freeman. Saxe, Beatry. Karrmann. Middle Row Nelson Millman. C F ootball The Platteville State Normal School is known throughout Normal circles for its high ideals in athletics, its clean sportsmanship, and the fighting spirit of its men. During the regime of Coach Keyes this spirit has been strengthened by his insistence upon clean, hard-fighting teams. Mr. Keyes has always pro- duced teams which have lived up to the standard of the blue and white, which is clean, good sportsmanship. A yearly problem with which Coach Keyes has had to contend is the building up of a team from practically green material. Coach Orton Keyes This is largely due to the ab- sence of football in the high schools from which Platteville draws its students. Despite this handicap, Coach has always developed a team which pro- gressed as the season advanced until it ranked with the best at the season's close. The team of 1926 was no exception. Captained by Irl Ukei Norton, a capable and ex- perienced leader, the team, al- thoUgh suffering reverses throughout the season, finished with the fight and spirit for which the P. N. S. is noted. Captain Irl Norton i73i Coach Assistant Coach . Assistant Coach Captain Manager . BEATTY ELLIS ELMER FALLON HARPER Football OFFICERS ORTON KEYES . DICK BARDEN EDDIE SUELTMAN IRL NORTON MELVIN PRINGLE PERSONNEL "P" Men MILLMAN NORTON PINKERTON SAXE SCHUL'z K. HORN STUCKY JOHNSON Substitutes BOTHWELL WELCH KARRMANN GOODMAN WALTER SHEPHERD CHAPMAN J. FREEMAN BARTELS ' S. FREEMAN Platteville. . . ,. . . . . . Platteville. . Platteville . . Platteville . Platteville, . Platteklille, , . MASCOT "BOOTS" BOLL THE SEASONS SCHEDULE Whitewater. 4 Oshkosh....,....... 10 Milton College ...... 29 LaCrosse ........... 7.7 Mount Morris . . . . . o? Milwaukee 4 . ..A.. 28 Platteville Milwaukee Platteville Platteville Milton LaCrosse M . The Season The 1926 football season opened with prospects somewhat brighter than those of the previous year. About forty-five men reported for practice the first week. Many of these men had never played football before. However, nine of the lettermen of l2; were back: Captain Norton, Schulz, Tilley, and Walter, ends; Stucky and Dodge, tackles; Bothwell and Ellis, halfback and fullback; and Fallon, guard. With these men as a nucleus Coach Keyes started to build up an aggregation which would surpass the teams of the last few years. Tilley was shifted to fullback, Walter to quarterback, and Bothwell to end. With this core of experienced players the outlook was encouraging and Coach's expectations of a winning team were well-founded. These expectations were short-lived, however, for coughs, colds, and in- juries soon reduced the squad to little more than two teams. It also developed that the squad averaged only one hundred and fifty-five pounds, a handicap which proved the deciding factor in every game played. Mr. Keyes attacked and worked hard to develop enough drive and speed to offset this shortage in weight. The lack of experienced substitutes proved the main obstacle, and it was due solely to the few substitutes available at critical moments that games were lost. This shortage of experienced substitutes will be a problem of lesser importance in years to come since football has been introduced in many of the high schools surrounding Platteville. Platteville will soon receive its quota of experienced players from the graduates of these schools and the winning side of the score book should take on a different aspect. Although Platteville was not successful from the standpoint of the number of games won, the team which finished the season and also the substitutes, cannot be commended enough. The fine spirit which they showed in sticking with the Coach and the team throughout the season of handicaps and reverses shows the kind of men they are. The team played strong defensive football throughout the season, holding time after time on their own one yard line for four downs against teams which outweighed them sometimes tWenty pounds to a man. The offensive work of the team was not as regular. At times the offense scintillated and then became erratic and uncertain. This erratic condition was traceable to the lack of re- serve material in the backfield which often forced Coach Keyes to put injured men into the fray when they should have been on the sidelines. In spite of the many hardships and handicaps suffered, Coach Keyes and the team established a record by fmishing the season with only thirteen letter- men. This means there were only thirteen men who bore the brunt of the battle during the fall of 1926. The lettermen graduating are Beatty, Norton, Schulz, and Stucky. Their loss and the loss of Coach Keyes, who has resigned to enter the real estate business in Milwaukee, will be felt keenly next year. The heaviest loss no doubt will be that of the coach who has done much in the way of establishing clean athletics at Platteville. His going will leave an opening in the athletic program of the school which will be hard to fill. i75l Mount Morris 0, Platteville 14 The annual football season opened October 9, 1926, with a game between Mount Morris and the Normal. The Mount Morris team arrived full offight, corisiderably outweighing the light Platteville team. The visitors won the toss and chose to receive. They returned the kick-off ten yards. Platte- ville held for downs. The ball went over and the blue and whites then began a driving offense with line slashes and end runs, gaining consistent yard- age. The hrst touchdown re- sulted from this drive, Piquette skirting the right end for a long gain and a touchdown. During p . e the second quarter Platteville .. d; again plunged and ran down the Tony Ems' Fuubmk field to the Mount Morris fifteen yard line where the stiffened resistance of the visitors forced Platteville to pass. A pass, Johnson to Beatty, resulted in the second touchdown. The score at the end of the half was 14-0 in the Normal's favor. The entire second half developed into a defensive battle on Platteville's part. Frequent punting forced the Mount Morris players into their own territory continually. Only once was there any danger of having the goal line crossed by Mount Morris. This came as a result of a series of penalties and a completed pass which placed the ball on Platteville's ten yard line. Platteville held, however, and the Visitors never got within Platteville's fifty yard line thereafter. NMLWAUKEE 2s PLATTEVHLE 7 Friday, October 15, Coach Keyes and his aggregation left for Milwaukee where the team played the strong Milwaukee outfit Saturday. Some suggestion of the strength of this team can be obtained when one con- siders that Milwaukee held the powerful Carroll College team to a 0-0 tie the week before the Plattevi'lle game, and at the end of the season tied with River Falls for the state championship. Clarence Stucky. Tackle g 5'7. Everett Saxe. Halfback i76T The first few minutes on the field indicated a sure win for Plat'teville. Milwaukee re- ceived and was held for downs. PlattevilleVs men took the ball and carried it ten yards to their thirty-five yard line. Piquette, on an end run, broke into the open, and with perfect inter- ference went sixty-fwe yards for a touchdown. Coach Clapp of Milwaukee, however, had an- other card up his sleeve. He immediately put an entirely new team into the battle and al- though Platteville resisted for some time, the aggressiveness of the green clad warriors, broke the morale of the blue and whites momentarily, and Mil- Mmman' HWbaCk waukee sacred a touchdown. Johnson Halfback The score was tied 7-7. During the second quarter the Platteville team now heavily outweighed fought hard, but Milwaukee again crossed the goal line. The first half ended 14-7 in favor of Milwaukee. The second half began with Platteville taking the flght to the green jerseyed team. A bad break went to Milwaukee when two Platteville men were acci- dently blocked out by the referee and Milwaukee made another touchdown. CoathKeyes beganlsepding iqtsubstitutes to replace some of the men injured, " , ' . ' . .x it . fry L ,an had a team composed almost entirely of .x K V 3' 5 ll substitutes in the game at the fourth quarter. I a Breaks again went to Milwaukee in the fourth quarter when Milwaukee recovered her own fumble and raced for the fourth touchdown making the score 28-7. During this game Ellis, Plattevilleis star defensive player, was injured and was unable to play again until November 5, when he started in the lineup against Milton. hX WHITEWATER 4, PLATTEVILLE o Whitewater came to Platteville on Satur- day, October 23, to play in the Homecoming game. Weather conditions could not have been worse for the Platteville team. The boys i77T - H HEW gEfmeILZNEELL" ML hattxx: g F ..... were unable to open up their fast aerial attack and the speedy backfield could not get into action on account of the muddy condition of the held. The first half started with Platteville taking the Fight to Whitewater. The aggressive- ness of the blue and whites carried the ball to the Visitors nine yard line. The ball was fumbled at this point, and Platteville undoubtedly lost the game on account of the fumble. Thereafter passes featured the remainder of the half. White- water took advantage of a break by intercepting a pass and im- mediately puntingi The ball was downed on Platteville's , ,. Fallon. Center three yard line and in trying to Schulz End punt out of the end zone the kick was blocked, which resulted in a safety for Whitewater. Score 2-0 in favor of Whitewater. A heavy rain began to fall as the half ended. By the beginning of the second half the field was ankle deep in mud. A battle of line plunges followed. The ball was wet and slippery with mud, and in consequence many fumbles resulted. Neither team, however, could take advantage of the fumbles on account of the close refereeing. Another inter- cepted pass gave Whitewater the ball on Plattevilleis one yard line. Platte- ville's aggressive defense held the visitors for four successive downs without gain In trying to punt out of danger another punt was blocked by Whitewater which gave them a second safety. This completed the scoring, the game ending 4-0 with Whitewater on the loing end. OSHKOSH IO, PLATTEVILLE o The game played on Friday afternoon, October 29, between Oshkosh and Platteville was one of the hardest fought and mo'st thrill- ing games witnessed on the local gridiron for some years. Platteville kicked off and it looked as though Oshkosh would run roughshod over the blue and whites. Stilp, an Oshkosh man, Harper. Tackle i78i w -hwvtf"fpio-NEEQ W -21 returned the kick-off thirty yards. Line plunges and one completed pass placed the ball in Platteville's fourteen yard line. Platteville held, and Smith dropped back and booted a goal from placement, giving Oshkosh a 3-0 lead. Thereafter they could not gain and the play was in mid-field for the remainder of the quarter. The second quarter started with both teams determined to score by the way of a pass. Some thrilling passes were com- pleted or intercepted, which kept the spectators on their toes continuously. Oshkosh tried some end runs which worked Horn'End well until the Platteville ends ' BMW. Tackle solved the problem of dealing with the unusual formation in which flve men ran interference. Neither team got within scoring distance. In the third quarter, the Platteville boys decisively outplayed their heavier opponents. It was during this half that Platteville pulled some of the most spectacular plays of the season. Norton crashed the line for ten yards after Oshkosh was stopped in its tracks in four successive attempts at the line. Two passes failed. A third was complete to the Oshkosh thirty yard line. Norton again made ten yards through the centeri Two passes were incom- plete, and Oshkosh,' grown desperate, blocked an attempt at goal from place- ment. Score 3-0. In the fourth quarter Oshkosh punted out of danger. Platteville tried a pass which was intercepted. Oshkosh passed to Platteville's twenty yard line. Three plays were stopped without gain. Oshkosh then caught the blue and whites sleeping and pulled a reverse play around the end for a touchdown. The point after the touchdown was made. The game ended a few minutes later with the ball in mid-field. Score: Oshkosh IO, Platteville o. MILTON 29, PLATTEVILLE 6 A somewhat crippled team travelled to Milton on. Friday, November 5. and re- pinkermn. Gum, ceived a on'e-sided defeat at the hands of the ,3 xx t ' "9111s IT; H Ek'v L L H e t "C 'DioNEEW Wt doughty Miltonites. Out-weighed almost twenty-flve pounds to a man Platte- VilIe battled gamely throughout the session. During the first half the Normal boys held their powerful rivals to a 6-6 score, but owing to the number of crippled men on the team, the grueling pace began to tell and the defense cracked under the strain. It was then possible for the Miltonites to loosen up their dazzling aerial attack which finally defeated Platteville. The first half resolved itself into a punting duel early in the game when line plunges and end runs failed for both teams. Bothwell, Platteville's kicker, had the best of the punting. Toward the close of the half both teams resorted to passes. Milton was the first to score Via the air route, but Platteville soon followed, Johnson hooking a pass and crossing the goal line. The half ended 6-6. The second half was almost entirely an aerial bombardment. Both teams seemed to have forgotten there was any other type of football. Milton had the best of this kind of offense and shoved over three touchdowns and booted a drop kick making the final tally 29-6. LACROSSE 27, PLATTEVILLE o The P. N. 5. men went to LaCrosse on November I I, with the intention of beating that bitter rival on November 12. The light Platteville aggregation, however, could make little ground against their heavier opponents. The held was muddy and the ball wet, making it impossible to pass or end run consistent- ly, the only sure ground gaining attack Platteville had. LaCrosse chose to receive and Platteville kicked off. LaCrosse returned to the flfty yard line. An end run was stopped without gain and LaCrosse punted. Platteville was held for downs and forced to punt, giving LaCrosse the ball on a bad punt on Platteville's forty yard line. The elusive Abrahams slipped in- side tackle for flfteen yards. An end run failed and another tackle play and a dodging, twisting run through the backfield enabled Abrahams to cross the Platteville goal line for the first touchdown. Thereafter for the remainder of the First half both teams fought on even terms in mid-field the half ending 6-0 in favor of LaCrosse. In the second half the teams came on the field ready to do or die. LaCrosseis claim to the conference championship was at stake and Platteville was playing the last game of the season. However, the Platteville team although it held the LaCrosse team for sometime was weakened and when the regulars were withdrawn due to injuries the LaCrosse team had easy sailing. They put over three more touchdowns and scored the point after each one making it 27-0. Ellis, the Platteville fullback, played an outstanding game on the defensive for his team. The LaCrosse game closed the grid season and although no conference games were won the season might be termed successful. This statement may sound somewhat paradoxical, but when one stops to consider the basis on which success in athletics is built it takes on a different meaning. The purpose of of athletics is to develop school spirit and sportsmanship in the students and players in all that these two words signify. Top Row: Freeman. Elmer, Nufer. Coach Keyes. Stephens. Saxe. Steimle. Bottom Row: Howard. Walter. johnson. Fallon. Tilley. Hatch. Cummings. Basketball The winning of the State Normal School conference title for the first time in history was an achievement for which Plattevillites have long struggled but which they never were able to accomplish until this year. Coach Keyes did a wonderful piece of work in coaching and in inspiring the men to go through the season undefeated. The highest credit belongs to each individual member of the squad and to Coach Keyes for the way in which the season was completed. Special credit is due to Captain Francis Oacki Fallon, a fighting Irishman from Beloit. Jack was a leader, a leader in every sense of the word. He led by example, by encouragement, and at times by sheer force of his persuasive powers. He knew when to "driveii his men and when to humor them. jack has participated in Normal School athletics for two and one half years and during that time has played more, and harder games than any other man in the school. This record speaks for itself. It shows that Jack's clean habits and fighting spirit have more than made up for his lack of size. jack played guard, and is one of the best guards in the Normal conference. Fallon does not graduate at the close of the year, but will return for another semester. Captain Francis Fallon. Guard isli i A'VTHEYHa 9g'rrmoNEEQ" ML "w Basketball . ORTON KEYEs JOHN FALLON WILBERT STEIMLE OFFICERS Coach Captain . Captain-Elect . ARTHUR JOHNSON Manager . PERSONNEL "P" Men Date JAN. JAN. JAN. JAN. JAN. FEB. FEB. FEB. FEB. FEB. FEB. MAR. MAR. JOHN FALLON, Captain ARTHUR JOHNSON SIDNEY TILLEY WILBUR HATCH CLETUS P11 UETTE WALTER CUMMINGS DONALD WALTER Substitutes JOHN NUFER SAM ELMER CHARLES HOWARD BYRON STEPHENS WILLIS WACHTER KENNETH HORN THE SEASON S SCHEDULE Opponents and Score 6 Lennox ............... 2o 14 Whitewater ........... 9 15 Milwaukee........... 21 20 Milton ............... 20 29 Oshkosh .............. 21 3 LaCrosse ............. 34 8 Madison Business Col. . 28 14 Milwaukee...,....... 33 19 LaCrosse ............. 25 24 Whitewater ........... o 26 Mt. Morris ........... 24 2 Northwestern. . . ., ..... 28 3 Oshkosh .............. 23 Platteville and Score Platteville ............ 35 Platteville ............ 15 Platteville ............ 38 Platteville ............ 28 Platteville ............ 38 Platteville ............ 38 Platteville ......... . 56 Platteville ............ 55 Platteville ............ 29 Platteville ............ 2 Platteville ............ 4o Platteville ............ 34 Platteville. ........... 24 Place Here There There Here Here There Here Here Here Here Piere There There 1811' .HVA-X f'THE MW? DIONE Eliat The Season The Platteville State Normal School produced a state championship basket- ball team for the first time in the history of the institution, going through a hard season undefeated. The box scores are the largest ever made during any one year by a team in the Normal School Conference. Last year when Platteville tied for second place in the state basketball con- ference for the championship, it was felt that the team had accomplished a wonderful thing indeed. However, at the opening of the present season, the boys decided that they could do even better than that. They resolved that a conference championship team for Platteville was not an impossibility. They talked a Hno defeat" season from the very start and this no doubt helped to make the championship possible. The prospects for the basketball season were unusually bright. Although the team suffered from the loss of such stars as HWadsy" Martins and "Chuck" Wetmore, promising new men reported for practice who had made fine records while in high school In addition to the new men among whom Swede Johnson and Chub Hatch stood out four of last year s lettermen were back: Captainjack Fallon, guard; Sid Tilley, center; Don Walter, forward; and Cletus Piquette, guard. The early season hopes were well warranted as the results of game after game showed. Thirteen college games were played including the eight con- ference games. As one game after the other was won, some easily and some with more effort, the ambitions of the entire squad, the students, and even the faculty became unlimited. Each successive game won was a step up the ladder to the title and when the results of the final game with Oshkosh came over the telephone every heart in Platteville beat more easily. The hard work of both players and Coach Keyes, combined with the wonder- ful spirit among the men on the squad and between the squad and the coach, and with the absolute absence of any wrangling or jealousy among squad mem- bers, was almost wholly responsible for the continuous string of victories. Every man was ready to sacrifice himself for the good of the team in order that the laurels of victory might rest on Platteville Normal. The so-called flrst team had 3 seasons membership of seven. Captain Jack Fallon, one of the best guards in the conference, led his men in every game. His was the fighting spirit which dominated and pulled the team together when things went wrong and prospects looked black. Jack received mention on the mythical all-conference fives chosen by sports experts last year and could not be kept off this team this year. Sid Tilley, another all-conference man, center and high scorer of last year, played a far better game this year. His ability to get the tip-off the majority of times added many points to the final scores of the games. "Swede" Johnson, the high scorer of this year, and "Chub" Hatch, HSwede's" fighting running mate, are two stars hard to beat anywhere. Cletus Piquette, Don Walter, and Walter Cummings, three guards of unusual defen- sive strength finished up the so-called first string. There were many substitutes who could be placed in the game at times to give the first string men a rest. 1 i Wilbur Hatch, Forward The Season Openers Coach Keyes picked one of the hardest schedules the Normal has had in years. Perhaps the hardest game of all was the season opener with Carroll College at Waukesha on Saturday, December 11. Carroll College was champion in the "Little Five" college circles for three successive years. The Platteville fwe knew what they were up against and took the hght to the Carroll men and outplayed them until the last few minutes of the game. With about flve minutes to go and the score 18-14 in Platteville's favor the gruelling pace got the best of them and they went down to a 26-21 defeat, the only defeat of the season. The first game after the Christmas vacation was a non-conference game here with Lennox College, Thursday evening, january 6. Lennox put up a game battle and furnished an interesting evening for the Blue and Whites. Lennox was the first to score by way of a long shot. So aggressive were they that they got many free throws, making ten out of flfteen chances. Platteville led 16-13 as the half ended. During the second half Platte- ville slowly but surely crept ahead until at the end of the game the score read 3 5-20 in favor of the Normal. Johnson showed his class by contributing thirteen points to the total score. Friday morning, January 14, Coach Keyes and seven of his basketeers left for Whitewater, where they played Whitewater on Friday evening, and then went to Milwaukee, Saturday evening, january 15. Although the trip was rather hard the boys showed they were in shape by defeating Whitewater 15-9, and Milwaukee 38-21. PLATTEVILLE 15, WHITEWATER 9 Whitewater had a hard fighting quintet whose strong defense almost stopped the Platteville offense which would have won them the game. However, the Whitewater offense was stopped in turn by the impenetrable defense of the Blue and Whites. Platte- villels superiority in all stages of the game was shown by the ability displayed in going through the tight defense to make field goals on closein shots, and their ability to hold a conference opponent to only two held goals throughout the session. From the spectators' standpoint the game was Sidney Tilley, Center l84l , j WVAH mg: wlat momma uninteresting on account of the close guarding on both sides and the frequency of fouls. "Chub" Hatch was high point man with a total of six points. The game ended 15-9, Platteville making six field goals and Whitewater two. PLATTEVILLE 38, MILWAUKEE 21 Saturday, January 15, after handing the White- water aggregation a drubbing the evening before, the Platteville cagemen invaded Milwaukee and gave the Milwaukee fans one of the most spectacular comebacks ever exhibited on a Milwaukee Floor. During the Hrst half the Blue and Whites could not hit the usual stride and Milwaukee easily took the lead and kept it. It looked like a walk-away for Milwaukee's green-clad loop artists. The Platteville boys became desperate, but could not break away from the jinx which was riding behind them. Time and again they broke through for a shot at the basket only to have it roll around the rim a few times then Arthur Johnson. meaqutvx L. fall to the outside. The score at the half was 21-10, w both Tilley and Johnson, Platteville aces, being held scoreless from the field. The second half followed with Platteville lltalking. it up" and scoring right off the tip-off. Then followed the sensational comeback which astonished all Milwaukee fans and set a record for coming from behind to win. The rally caught the Milwaukee boys unaware and before they knew what was happening the score mounted until it was a tie. Tilley, Platteville's elongated center, got going, and uSwede" johnson, forward, also woke up. They tossed in basket after basket until the final count was 38-21. Tilley accounted for six field goals and Johnson for four. The sensational part of the comeback was not only the ability to come from behind to win, but in being able to hold the green- clad flve scoreless during the whole of the second half, not even a free shot being made by them. They were completely demoralized by the reversal of form shown by the Plattevillites and did not come to until after the gun ended the game. PLATTEVILLE 28, MILTON 20 The Milton College five came to Platteville on Thursday evening, January 20, and lost by the score of 28-20. The Normal had the advantage through- . out the game although the instant the Platteville men t eased up the Miltonians began to score. Piquette, Cletus piqume' Gum of Platteville, made four long shots in a row, which X R see d to dishearten the visitors, for one of them r arked during a time out period, "It's no use try- in 0 get up where those fellows live." Hatch fought Kga ely all the way and Fallon's stellar work as guard Q ured. X PLATTEVILLE 38, OSHKOSH 21 learly outplaying their heavier opponents, the Platteville basketeers defeated the Oshkosh Normal- ites on Friday evening, january 28, by a score of 38-21. The game started out with both teams play- ing the fastest game of the season. Platteville took the lead by scoring from the tip-off and kept it for the entire session. The First half was completely Platteville's. The score at the end of the half being 22 to 12, which shows how completely the Visitors were outclassed. Platteville's total was much smaller than it should have been had the boys not encountered consider- able hard luck during the early stages of the game. Innumerable shots rolled around the rim of the basket only to fall to the outside. The defense of the winning team could not be pen- etrated and long shots were attempted as a last resort. The second half was considerably slower than the first. Platteville was con- tented with playing a defensive game, Oshkosh scoring 9 points to Platteville's 16. The score board at the close read 38-21. PLATTEVILLE 38, LACROSSE 34 Those people interested in the Platteville Normal waited with both hope and dread the tidings of the game played at LaCrosse, February 3, between Platteville and the LaCrosse Normal. When the news finally came those anxious persons were made happy, for Platteville's champion basketball team gave LaCrosse a royal drubbing that evening. Tilley, star center of the Blue and White, gathered in two of his flve baskets at the very outset of the game. Platteville was not headed during the whole battle, her long pass offense working to perfection on LaCrosse's large floor. Even though the LaCrosse men threatened with long shots and were aggressive, experienced players they did not get a look in during the first period, which ended with Platteville having an advantage of ten points, 22 to 12. Walter Cummings. Gum, 225er k , lst x W?! ukw:1 n. Fl Wtie+vwijloNEEka The two teams seemed about on a par the first part of the second half with Platteville weakening a little at the end on account of the loss of several regulars on personals. After the LaCrosse five had increased their score to the point where they were threatening seriously, Captain Fallon, of Platteville, was lost on personals. At this time there remained but seven minutes to play. With four minutes to play, Hatch, Platteville forward, dropped on per- sonals. Two minutes before the gun, Tilley, a big cog in PlattevilleTs the long pass game, was forced out for the same reason. All this time the LaCrosse team kept counting scores and at the end of the game Platteville had an ad- vantage of only four points, 38 to 34. PLATTEVILLE 56, MADISON BUSINESS COLLEGE 28 Fighting all the way, Madison College went down to a decisive defeat at the hands of the Normal by a score of 56-28. The game was interesting because it was a pleasure to watch the work of the Normalites in their almost perfect offensive. Coach Keyes played three entire teams during the game, each of them a match for the Visitors. When the score was 44-25 Platteville began to stall. Even while stalling the score still mounted up until it stood 56-28. PLATTEVILLE 55, MILWAUKEE 33 The return game with Milwaukee promised to be close when the game opened, but the Blue and Whites fmally hit their stride and romped away with a 55-33 victory. Plattevillels three stellar forwards could not be stopped and Tilley dropped in ten field goals, while Hatch and Johnson garnered six a piece. The flrst half ended 31-19 in favor of Platteville. Coach Keyes did a lot of substituting during the second half, giving many of his new men a little con- ference experience. PLATTEVILLE 29, LACROSSE 25 LaCrosse was Platteville's most dreaded rival and entered Platteville determined to win, Friday evening, February 29. However, they went home on the short end of a 29-25 count. Platteville drew flrst blobd when Hatch scored from back of the free throw line. LaCrosse followed suit and knotted the count at two all. Fallon and Walter gave an exhibition of close guarding which forced the LaCrosse team to resort to long shots at which their man, Brickley, was adept. Johnson and Tilley, Platteville aces, were well covered and could not break away for many shots during the first half. The half ended 16-10 with Platteville in the lead. The second half began.with both teams flghting on a par, but johnson and Tilley fmally broke loose and Platteville's score began to rise. With but two minutes left to play, Platteville led 29-22 and began to play a conservative game. LaCrosse tried desperately to score, but their opponent's defense was too good to allow the score to be tied. The final count was 29-25. Both teams gave an exhibition of the best basketball played on a Platteville floor this season The onlookers saw one of the fastest and most interesting games of the year. l87l 4 TTH ET TR C1 "M? 7 mwfgm N E EQN PLATTEVILLE 40, MOUNT MORRIS 24 PLATTEVILLE 32, NORTHWESTERN 28 Two non-conference games, one with Mount Morris College, the other with Northwestern College were won easily by the Normal 40-24 and 32-28 respec- tively. Mount Morris played at Platt'eville Saturday, February 26, and staged an interesting though one-sided battle which furnished the few spectators with few thrillsi Platteville played a conservative game throughout. Northwestern College was defeated in a somewhat closer game 32-28. Coach Keyes allowed the second team to play most of the game for he wished to save the men for the final conference game with Oshkosh the following evening. PLATTEVILLE 24, OSHKOSH 23 The final game of the season with Oshkosh was one of the most thrilling and hardest fought battles encountered this year. Both teams fought hard but neither was able to score for the first few minutes of play. Platteville scored first and kept the lead for the half 10-4. The second half began with both teams playing a tight defensive game. With the score 15-6 in Platteville's favor things began to happen. An Oshkosh man found the range and began popping in long shots until the score was tied at 18 all. Then Oshkosh took the lead. Platteville tied at twenty all and again Oshkosh forged ahead to 22 points. Platteville tied and then went to the front 24-22. Oshkosh was given two charity shots but only made the first one making it 24-23. The Platteville boys fought desperately for the last few seconds and managed to keep control of the ball until the final gun. This game closed the season and netted Platteville its conference champion- ship for which all Platteville celebrated. POINTS MADE BY PLAYERS DURING THE SEASON - Points Made Total Field Free in 7 Points During Goals Throws Conf. Games Season Johnson. . . 19 78 149 Tilley. .. 65 110 Hatch ...... . . . 60 106 Piquette ...................... 16 33 Fallon ........................ 8 18 Nufer . . 1 1 Walter...i..1... 5 Cummings ....... Wachter ...... Elmer . . . Howard.............., Stevens. . . N HOOOWVIWOWOOO 0-w-w0-p0v. Plattevillek Two Prodigies While other colleges have claimed superman power for basketball players who can grip and hold in one hand extended a regulation basketball, Platteville Normal claims two such prodigies, who not only hrmly gripped one basketball but two instead, at one and the same time. Several have endeavored to qualify for the honor, but only two have made the grade. They are Donald Walter, playing running guard on the Normal conference basketball team and Swede Johnson, flashy forward and one of the outstanding score getters of the Platteville team. The photograph was taken on the floor of the Normal gymnasium while the two men were engaged in practice. Stories had been afloat for some time of the two men marvels and the State Journal correspondent and photographer being of the Hshow me" variety slipped into the gymnasium and ordered the two athletes to prove their prowess. There was no chance for hand preparation or the doctoring of the balls and the feat is on the dead level. i89r W2 "H: mm a H WE+wvlattmNew A half-day holiday on Monday, March 8, was declared in order that the students and faculty could properly show their appreciation in the real Platte- ville spirit to the winning teams which Platteville has produced during the year. The occasion was one of triple joy; joy over the successful basketball season, joy on account of the winning cross-country team, and joy for the distinguished work of the Platteville debating teams that won the Championship of the southern triangle of the Wisconsin lnter-Normal Debating League. Both the basketball team and the cross-country team went through the season undefeated. Both of them won the state conference championship, bringing with the championship all the honor and glory connected with such an achievement and in addition spreading the gospel of Platteville clean sports- manship and school spirit. The debating teams won all the preliminary debates and led in the contest for supremacy in the southern triangle by a margin of one and two-thirds points. Therefore in order that the students, the faculty, and the community at large might express their feelings properly President Royce declared a half-day celebration. The three winning teams occupied seats on the platform in the auditorium. The band played. Representative speakers from each team spoke and expressed appreciation of the backing received by them from the students and faculty. Jack Fallon, captain of the championship basketball team; Eldon Biederbeck, captain of the cross-country team, Arthur Johnson, star forward and captain- elect on the basketball team, Sid Tilley, another stellar basketball performer; and Guerdon Baker and Martin Bartels, both effICient debaters, talked in behalf of their teams. President Royce wound up the performance in the auditorium by congratu- lating the teams and their coaches and commending the spirit of the teams and the substitutes, closing with a wish for continued success. The above picture was taken during the celebration and shows the champion- ship basketball team being hauled through the business section by admiring students. igol Top R9111: Manager Mayfield, Captain Simonson, Livingston, Bausman. Fallon, Cummings Assistant Manager HI . Bottom Row: Gilbertson. B Anderson, Horton. Coach Keyes. Wchore, Ivierccr. G, Anderson. M , . WWW Baseball 1926 W The annual call for baseball men found the Platteville Normal in a very weak condition owing to the scarcity of pitchers and strong batsmen. Coach Keyes also had trouble in securing enough games for his schedule to make it attractive for the players. All the Normals in the southern division except- ing LaCrosse dropped baseball for 1926, making it impossible for a school to gain conference honors. This condition was unusual, for Platteville usually has no trouble in getting a schedule. In 1926, however, the Normal was forced to step outside the state and outside the usual circle in order to get games enough to keep a team in practice. Prospects for games in the future have become brighter. The other Normals have readopted baseball as a major sport. In preparation for the season Coach Keyes revamped his team of 1925, filling in vacancies wherever necessary and started training practically un- tried pitchers. The pitching staff and ma- terial were too limited, however, to make a strong showing. This condition coupled with the relatively weak stickmen contrib- uted to loss of the majority of games. The team was captained by Raymert Simonson, a star performer on first base and a dangerous man when at bat. Ray- mert was one of the hardest men to down the Normal has produced. He never said "die" and never gave up until the last inning was played out. Capt. RaymertSimonson ,, g 01: CWM , PN ?:M W?- . ORTON KEYES Manager . DONALD MAYFIELD Captain MW RAYMERT SIMONSON Captain- Elect , , w j jXM A WALTER CUMMINGS PERSONNEL "P" Men B. ANDERSON GILBERTSON G. ANDERSON HORTON BAUSMAN LIVINGSTON CUMMINGS SIMONSON WETMORE SUBSTITUTES SPENCER ELLIS RESULTS OF GAMES Platteville Normal ........ 0 Upper Iowa University. . . . 3 Platteville Normal ........ 8 Luther College ........... 16 Platteville Normal ........ 4 Upper Iowa University. . . . 5 Platteville Normal ........ b LaCrosse Normal ......... 4 Platteville Normal ........ 5 LaCrosse Normal ......... 20 Platteville Normal ........ 27 Hollandale High School . . 8 BATTING AVERAGES 192b At Bat Runs Hits Cummings ......................... 18 II C. Anderson ................... . . . 16 Simonson .......................... 27. Bausman. . . B. Anderson ........................ 9 Horton ............................ 11 Livingston ......................... 18 Wetmore ......... .................. 20 Cilbertson ......................... 11 Mercer. . .. , Spencer ........ , Ellis ............................... V OOONWNHON-hw OOOHWMNvaOO Top Row: Manager Pitts. Bird. Wievei, Fleming, Cushman. Schmidt. Coach Borden. Bottom Row: Schuster. Captain Bothwell. Walter. Tilley. Harper. Dodge. Track 1926 afzc-l- 0 a The Platteville Normal track season fell somewhat below that of former years on account of the scarcity of good men and the lack of competition, the schedule being limited. The only dual meet was held with Upper Iowa University Saturday, May 8, in which Platteville lost mama. The Iowa aggregation was exceptionally strong and in good shape for the early competition which accounts for the one-sided win. The other meet was the state meet at Whitewater on Saturday, May 22. Platteville placed fifth in this meet, the marks of the meet as a whole being above the average. The team was coached by W. H. Borden, assisted by H. C. Wilkerson. Coach Borden did remarkable work with his limited and mediocre material. His few men showed up well in the state meet, but their lack of competition before the meet and the few men out forced them to the lower rank. Captain Arthur Bothwell was one of the two letter- men back from the year before. He was both a high and broad jumper of ability, and added valuable points to the team during his years of competition. Sidney Tilley, a weight and hurdle man, is captain of the 1927 team. Sid tops the timbers with the best, and can heave the shot, discus, and javelin for points every time. Tilley and Fleming are the only two lettermen who did not graduate in 1926. They are back and Coach Borden must build an entirely new team around them. Captain Bothwell i93i h QAJ UJZti:vi.Q -VJT Coach M anager . Captain Captain-Elect . BOTHWELL WIEVEL SCHMIDT HARPER Track 1926 OFFICERS WILLIAM H. BORDEN IRVING STOUT ARTHUR BOTHWELL SIDNEY TILLEY PERSONNEL HP" Men FLEMING TILLEY SUBSTI TUTES SCHEDULE MAY 8 Upper Iowa University, 93 ........... Platteville 46 MAY 22 State Meet ..... .................... Platteville 7 Fifth Place n'L ,4 a ?;THVL 19 X L- - x, 2-w- ajxffjiADlONEEQh waxy; wky: X 9 Dual M eet Events in Which Platteville Placed 120 HIGH HURDLES TILLEY . . . . . , . . . . . . . . Second WALTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fourth 7.20 HURDLES TILLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Second HIGH jUMP BOTHWELL . . . . . . . . . First WIEVEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Second WALTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . Third IOO YARD DASH RAE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Third MILE CUSHMAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . Third DISCUS TILLEY , . . . V . . . . . . . . Third SHOT TILLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . First HARPER . . . . . . . . . . . . . Second. BROAD JUMP RAE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . First BOTHWELL . . . . . . . . . . . . Second TILLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Third POLE VAULT WATSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Second WALTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . Third JAVELIN FLEMING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . First TILLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . Second HAMMER TILLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . First i9sk 4' THEr': 4L: 0;? moww w 3Q:?:j Summaries of Wisconsin State Normal Conference Track Meet 1926 100 YARD DASH7Zuelke 1W3; Bartig 1W3; Hake 1W3. Time: 10.2. HIGH HURDLES;Wergin 1M3; Fisk 1W3 ; Fitch 1M3 1Disqualified3. Time: 17.3. LOW HURDLES-vDietZ 1M3; Claw 103; Tilley 1P3 Platteville. Time: 7.8. 220 YARD DASH0Leisk 1M3; Bogutsky 103; Hake 1W3. Time: 23.4. HALF MILEhSchmitz 1W3; Lyons 103; Wagner 103. Time: 2:5.2. 44o YARD RUNwBrandel 1W3; Leisk 1M3; Holmes 15. P3. Time: 52.3. MILE RUN0Lyons 103; Turner 1M3; Meyers 1M3. Time: 4.47. TWO MILE RUNiMaechtle 1M3; Anderson 103; Bandlaw 1W3. Time' 10:49. HALF MILE RELAY-Hake, Brandel, Bartig, Zuelke 1W3. Time: 1:341. BROAD JUMP-Zuelke 1W3; Bothwell 1P3; Nelson 1M3 and Hetzel 1S. P.3 tied for third. Distance: 20 ft. 10V; in. HAMMER THROW0Weber 1R. F3; Bamrach 18. P3; Cooper 103. Distance: 118 ft. 2V2 in. DISCUS THRow0Weber 1R. F3; Cooper 103; Hein 1L3. Distance: 116 ft. 5 in. JAVELIN-McNett 1W3; Tilley 1P3; Wright. 103. Distance: 148 ft. 6 in. HIGH JUMP0Nelson 1M3 and Kvitle 1W3 tied for flrst; McLaughlin 1M3- . third. Height: 5 ft. 11 in. POLE VAULT-Copps 1M3; Fisk 1W3 and Dunham 1M3 tied for second. Height: 11 ft. SHOT PUT0Wright 103; Owens 1W3; Hansen 15. P3 Distance: 39 fL. 3 in. POINTS SCORED Whitewater Normal . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Milwaukee Normal . . , . . . . . . . . . 4015 Oshkosh Normal . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 River Falls Normal . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Platteville Normal . . . , . . . . . . 7 Stevens Point Normal . . . . . . . . . . . 5V2 LaCrosse Normal . 1 1961 , h CM Roux a arson. Root. Coach Borden. t J ' anag rye Bottom $$$$$m , esperman, BigdeWCDahmcr. Boll. V . LVN y. 2 Vi, 8Vross CWry 1926 E .1 ' ' of several of Normal Schools got together at the opening l ,7 of th'fs? year in Sep er, 1926, and completed plans and made a schedule ,J for thglgurpose of e-es lishing cross-country running in the Normal Schools. l .' Platteville co ed i two dual meets, one with Milwaukee at Milwaukee l 1 , f n Wrday, 0 er 10, over a three and one-half mile course, which Platte- 2J' .iHe won 13-26. The second race was with Oshkosh on Friday, October 29, Jlat Platteville. This race also was over a three and one-half mile course, and again Platteville won 13-26. In both races the Plattevillites finished in 1, 3, 4, 5 order. At the state meet held in Milwaukee, Platteville nosed out Milwaukee by a single point 12-13. Only three schools were entered in the final meet, Oshkosh being third. Oshkosh made the largest score, her count being 21. The Platteville team, coached by W. H. Borden, a man of sterling coaching ability especially in distance running, Finished the season undefeated. Eldon Biederbeck, captain, ran all the races in fine shape, finishing first always. Biederbeck is one of the best distance runners seen in Normal Circles in years. He always fmished strong and was never hard pushed. His best time was made in the Oshkosh meet when he was timed at eighteen minutes and forty-six seconds over a distance of three and one-half miles. Captain Eldon Biedcrbeck - n ' Cross Country OFFICERS Coach . . . . . , . . . . . W. H. BORDEN Captain . , . . . . , . . ELDON BIEDERBECK PERSONNEL "P" Men ANDERSON BOLL BIEDERBECK DAHMER VESPERMAN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET, NOVEMBER 5 Distance, Three and One-Half Miles Time, 19 Minutes 18 Seconds Platteville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17. Milwaukee . . . . . . , . . . . 13 Oshkosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 POINTS SCORED PER MAN IN THREE RACES Milwaukee Oshkosh State Meet Biederbeck ........................... 1 1 1 Boll ............................. 3 4 5 Vesperman. . ........... 4 3 b Dahmer..... .......... 5 4 0 Anderson ............................... o o 12 i98 Mww Diomiigli'M Intra-Mural Basketball Intra-mural basketball had one of the best seasons ever completed by the student teams of the Platteville State Normal School. The games began early in the year under the direction and supervision of Coach Keyes. The intra-mural league was organized to give as many students as possible a chance to participate in athletic games. Mr. Keyes has reserved the right to appoint captains for each department and the captains in turn select their men from the numbers reporting to them. Each team was scheduled to play six games during the season, encountering every other team twice. This year an extra series of games was required as three teams were tied for first at the close of the sixth series. In the seventh series the Industrial Arts students who had gone through the season without winning a game sprung a surprise by defeating the strong High School aggregation 25- 24, which eliminated the High School from the race. The Ruralites 1n turn defeated the Ags which gave the Ruralites the title THE SEASONS SCHEDULE Ag .. . .- ..... ................ 10 High School ................. 13 Rural ........................ 14 Manual Arts ................. 10 Rural ........................ 19 Ag .......................... 9 High School .................. 20 Manual Arts ................. 16 Ag .......................... 21 Manual Arts ................. 19 High School .................. 22 ,Rtiral ....................... 14 Rural ........................ 32 High School ................. 14 High School ....... 9 ........... 1 7 Manual Arts ................. 15 Ag .......................... 29 Rural ....................... 11; Rural ........................ 26 Manual Arts. .' ............... 26 High School .................. 18 Ag ...................... . . . 9 Manual Arts ................. 25 High School ............... 24 Rural ........................ 15 Ag .......................... 12 SUMMARY Team Won; Lost Ag ................................ ; 3 Rural .............................. 5 2 High School ........................ 4 3' Manual Arts ....................... 1 i5,, i99i .11 Girls' Basketball THE SEASON' S SCHEDULE JAN. 12 Platteville High School ........... Platteville Won Here jAN. I7 Platteville High School ........... Platteville Won Here JAN. 19 Dubuque Y. W. C. A ............. Platteville Lost There FEB. I Platteville High School ........... Platteville Won Here FEB. 5 Dubuque Y. W. C. A ............. Platteville Lost Here FEB. 12 University of Dubuque ........... Platteville Lost There FEB. 15 University of Dubuque ........... Platteville Lost Here FEB. 18 Platteville High School ........... Platteville Lost Here PERSONNEL Letter Women ROSER L. HUNTINGTON A. STOVALL KRAMER KAUFMAN WEIGEL WILKINSON KADERLY ZEPPLIN SUBSTITUTES JONAS M. PINK VOSBERG B. JOHNSON SHINKO M. WILLIAMS B. PINK E. BARIES KELLESVIG E. JONES Hiking Club Because of the absence of interest shown by the girls in other types of ath- letics Miss Brigham has introduced a new activity into the Normal School. Miss Brigham organized what is known as the Hiking Club. It is a club, as the name implies, for girl hikers. The school awards a hiking badge to all the girls who meet the requirements of the organization. The requirements are simple. Each girl must hike a distance of fifty miles during the semester, no part of which can be less than three miles at one time. The girls report their distances after each hiking trip. During the first semester the interest in the club was at first very keen. As time went on the mileages grew smaller and smaller, and many-of the girls dropped out with about half the required total. Only three girls won badges for completing the fifty miles during the first semester: Sophia Kaderly, Lillian Kaderly, and Hazel O'Brien. The second semester promises to be the best yet. At present sixteen girls are trudging along gamely, reeling off the required mileages. After the Hiking Club is well established and better known more and more girls will join the ranks to receive the badge and get the benefits derived frorn this wholesome, body building activity. iIOOT The Humor Section Perhaps when the perspective of a quarter of a century eliminates the memory of the shards and thorns of school life at Platteville and only pleas- ant memories remain, it will be a pleas- ure to you to thumb the pages of this section and to recall the situations that $1, x no Vt fl 41 a A 'Kua X E N X made the daily round of school life a T, V J ha ex erience des ite lesson lans, t .A may p p p two RA history reports, and general ex. It is 7X i the ho e of the members of the commit- g y x; a p rate: g, tee that compiled the choice bits on you i f 9 f and your neighbor that you will enjoy : A , O V the joke on yourself as well as the one :3 x t " t 1 on the other fellow. 2 t V. $ V? .7 K A X f x . z: . t x! x . N 1 TC: oy K 1??x ;, f; T; 5 x NF Ni: g "N . .: 5' '1J v x t No I m QR I x V $ x3 QR , x ex 5 3; XL x y Nx ,, t N L - + , j .3 x . A 1 $ :t ' o; o ' 7x7? xi!?hy t T; N x Ix ,lxh I Ji,xru t A - 9 4x x V x N X x; 1:, ,t ' F1. 357$ 1 xx 1 t S 4?; .15th t 1 1 -7 t VJ :X 3 City ;x ?e :1 xx f XX l V. h t t 3 x x 4; .3 8m x :s A N . V , t V: E :v- :2 t $ 1 j o C 6. thIl' . x L t 3: t QW V f h C t h N R 1: 7' n x t :4 3k '4 g Weather Report Of 1926-1927 SEPTEMBER September 13. Glaring sunlight. Sylvan arrives. Sun eclipsed by Coach Keyes s bitter remarks. Muclig; lain fell during this week ending in one grand cyclonic mixer. The atmosphere was cleared. Pleasant days ahead. A rainbow of hope arches over all. September 15. Weather unsettled. Showers in west portion of Smith house almost deluging Lucille Roser. Storm passed over breaking forth anew in Katherine Adams's room. September 16. Prexy's talk in assembly turns the dark clouds inside out. September 20. Pleasant period. Jane Hill and 111 Norton are as devoted as formerly. Sid and Cordelia are seen constantly together. Ted and Dorothy have started on a perpetual date. September 25. Fair and warmer. Charlie Benson and Lois Huntington play Hide and Seek with the neighbor children. September 27. Cold days predicted to be followed by extreme cloudiness for all seasons on Wednesday and Thursday. Lesson plans. September 7.8. Thomas Glanville discovered the clouds were rolling away as he became accustomed to the absence of Mama and Papa Glanville. OCTOBER 1 October 4. A sure frost. Lesson plans returned so decorated by corrections that the entire original has disappeared. t October 5. Cyclonic conditions prevailing in the vicinity of the football field. October 6. Gentle rains for seven evenings, which gave john Eugene under a sheltering roof a chance to phone to all his girl friends. October 9. Sunshine bursts forth with extreme brightness Platteville wins from Mount Morris. 'WA October 10. There was almost a cyclone when Carl arrived at the party. Stucky and Margaret were having a lovely time. October 11. Clear and cold in the Millman region. Threatening storms with probable cyclone. October 12. Cyclone advances rapidly enveloping members of the football squad. Many of the players were incapacitated and unable to return for the rest of the season. October 14. Heavy rains. Nancy Andrews and Ruth Gray's friends are un- able to "Ford" it from Darlington. October 15. Dismal and dreary. Milwaukee 28, P. N. S. 7. Stucky and Tony have sore knees. Abundant fall of moisture as Stucky laments his in- Juries. lxozl October 18. Easterly night winds carry echoes of Belle announcing the screen caption. . October 19. Touch of Indian summer was felt in Mr. Borden's room. Many slept and did not see the beautiful sun. October 7.3. Heat wave. Isabelle and Bill enveloped. Atmosphere cools rapidly and Bill departs. Continued colder. John refuses to be warmly sympathe- tic although it is Homecoming. October 25. Great atmospheric disturbances in southeast portion of the Normal. Probably Mr. Williams's room. Fallon in storm center. October 26. Blizzard and angry blasts. Miss Douglass has been forewarned by the weather bureau to hang her painty towel out in the rain storm soon to come. October 27. Full moon. Blanche Louthain predicts a bright night because the moon is rising in the west. We hope Blanche wasn't disappointed. Too bad astronomy isn't given next semester. October 29. Sudden changes. Extremely gloomy. Oshkosh 10, P. N. S. 0. NOVEMBER November 1. Great atmospheric disturbances in the Williams sector. Art Bothwell has his angles wrong. November 5. Fair, but unsettled later. Milton gives Platteville a ride: first on a hayrack; then on the gridiron to the tune of 29-63. November 11. The day was drizzly and the ball wet. LaCrosse 27, P. N. S. o. Orin Livingston sees the future Mrs. Livingston. If Marjorie knew about that, the LaCrosse score would look small in comparison with the one she could make. . November 17. Blizzard. John Eugene leaves the door open at the Hill resi- dence. This is followed by a melting temperature from W. C. November 19. Falling temperature. Florence Seely and Leota Short migrate. jack objects to the ten-thirty rule. DECEMBER December 6 An earthquake took place. Everyone in the art classes experienced Violenttremors whenit was discovered that several people had written their tests with their notebooks open. December 8. General atmospheric disturbance. Coach Keyes resigns. December 13. City Hall burns. The boys are overcome by the heat. December 14. A hot time in critiques. The boys were not resuscitated in time to appear for class. ' December 17. A serious SquaHt took place in the Normal when low pressure area enveloped Blanche Louthain and Helen Laughton. The path of the storm followed Main Street and gathered until a veritable hurricane hung over Sueltmanis threatening to cast a dark cloud of disaster over the Christ- mas vacation of four fast friends, but it was luckily averted by the sudden appearance of the sun. December 25. Christmas Day. Mri Royce played Santa for little Helen and Katherine. " JANUARY january 3. Sunshine breaks out again at the Normal. Coach Keyes returns for the rest of the year, and so do the students all decked out in their new Christmas presents. January 4. Cloudiness. Clarence Stucky strains his neck trying to lift the bed by using his neck alone. January 5. Rising temperature. Much sunshine. Stewart Freeman smiles at a group of girls. January 6. Gray and misty weather for two days. Reconciliation. Bright and fair. Lois and Clinton Roach are reunited after an interruption by John Eugene. january 7. Weather clears up for a gala day. Senior box social. The men of the faculty enjoy the work of the amateur cooks. january 8. An area of low pressure descended upon Margaret Pierce the morn- ing after the box social. The clouds gathered until the storm broke from every side. The height of the hurricane was reached when Margaret had a private conference with her critic. That box had to be trimmed. January 10. Temporary cold wave. jack Fallon gets home at nine-thirty. January II. Rising temperature. Jack gets home at usual time. January 12. Snow-bound. Two hours extra sleep. Jack, Swede, Irl, and Saxe arrive at the Normal after chapel. January 13. Precipitation of moisture in form of snow. Melvin Matthys lends a hand at shoveling Prexy's walk. January 14. Snow still falling. Makes walking bad. Orin Livingston remedies situation by shoveling Pa Dana's walk. January 14, 15. Clearness. All doubt in regard to P. N. S. basketball team erased. Whitewater and Milwaukee are Platteville's f1rst two victims. January 28. Semester ends with a storm of exams. Cletus Piquette brings up his grade by receiving 100 in all his tests. january 31. Numerous gusts of wind and a group of new students, Penny Hol- man the Montfort Beau Brummell in the vanguard. FEBRUARY February 2. Tony Ellis, the Paul Revere of Lancaster, is elected pilot of the football team of 1927. Through his years of one hand driving he should fmd little difficulty in using both hands. February 3. Platteville 39, LaCrosse 34. Sam Elmer has a weakness for red blankets, but Coach objects. Sam startled the desk clerk with this pre- sent for him. Slug Steimle thinks at Prairie du Chien they give the silver- ware away with the dinners, but Coach enlightens him on the subject. February 5. Cold and dreary. Chub Hatch presents himself before Ma and Pa Bartholomew's residence at Fennimore. February 14. Mike Heller's picture was mistaken for a comic valentine. Violent eruptions on the part of the subject. February 16. George Bausman gives tips on how to have a hot time making hot lunches. 411041" ,r'sx we: 14m tn mgggta MCNEEWFU February 18. Open House, very pleasant. Louis gives in and Jane wins her bet that was made two years ago by a prominent group of young ladies. In order to win the bet one of the girls must be the hrst one to have a date with Louis. Ah! how noble it is to be pursued by the opposite sex! February 19. High pressure prevailed all day Saturday and reached its height in a terrific storm at the LaCrosse game when Platteville won a hard- fought battle by a score of 29 to 25. February 21. Very unsettled Monday morning with rising excitement during the discussion of the Miner-Normal trouble. The storm cleared away that evening at the Mining School. Clear weather promised for future. February 25. Storm center gathers. Coach enters Mining School dance and Tilley walks out. February 28. Rise in temperature. Strong northerly winds. Mr. Wilgus has a relapse. Louie attends history class. MARCH March I. Spring is almost here. Farmers all came in to buy their cars at the Short Course. Margaret Jones and the rest of the country people attended the hog calling contest. Martha Warner won $1.13 for first prize and Velma Allen $1.57 for second prize. March 3. New Moon. Jiggers Halsey and Cletus Piquette attended school in their carpet slippers, signifying that the dance the night before was quite hard on the feet. March 4. Planet visible partly at Platteville. Harper has a nice black eye. March 5. Rising temperature with high winds from the direction of Oshkosh. Increasing high pressure continuing over two days ending in a cyclonic outburst on Monday. Auditorium, Main Street, Strand Theatre, and small gymnasium were the points of greatest contact. Platteville has champ basketball team. March 10. Weather slightly cooler. Rising temperature at the end of week when Platteville celebrated in a characteristically tournament manner. March 1 1. Morning stars: Those boys of the Normal that can look at an alarm clock with a clear conscience at seven-fifty and think of their second hour class. March 15. Total eclipse of the Sun. Acil Vickers, Earl Starkey, Melvin Matthys, Orin Livingston, Clinton Roach, et cetera, witness the dismissal of the Athenaeum girls. March I7. St. Patrickls Day. Spring is here. Sprouts of green appear on the campus, and the pool tables suffer severely. March 18. Last number of the lecture course. Rex held out strong until the last, but finally had to give up to Red. tYou know Rex and Margaret had seats togetherJ March 19. Cloudy. Threatening storm in west. By afternoon, news reached Nancy by special that someone was going to Chicago. She immediately thought of home and decided to spend the rest of the week end with mother. He gwelzwloigmmxalr March 20. Rain and snow. Wisconsin River rises nine feet at Lone Rock. Katherine Adams, "Why do you live by the river, Marty?" She forgot that she has pledged herself to spend many days there soon. March 21. The first day Of spring. Snowed all morning. By noon news reached school that Don Walter had the measles. Eight days of bliss, Helen. March 28. Extraordinary line weather. Pioneer will soon be ready to go to printers and don't feel offended if youle in the forecast. ' APRIL April 1. Sun shines. April Fool's Day. Kenneth Beatty stays awake in class. April 10. Sloppy roads. Sylvan Becker and Morley Van Sant make their walk from Montfort for the second time. Arrive at Arthur for breakfast. April 15. Doubtful day. Girls begin to rush boys. Haven't had bids to the Prom. April 23. April showers bring May time flowers. Lois and Clinton got stuck in the mire. April 20-May 7. Approaching Prom breezes, singing lullabies to dance music tunes. The fatal question of couples and clothes Ellhlly fb'ligtitten. FORECAST May 8-13. Sunny skies ahead. Prexys sendoff, the beginning of the end. May 13-23. The dark cloud of despondency hovers over inseparable friends as the hour of parting draws near". What a blessing telephones and letters are. HParting is such sweet sorrow." l May 23-30. A ray of sunshine appears now and then when some lucky Senior makes a favorable personal. ' May 30-June 5. Sunny weather and a balmy moon. The lifst school party was the climax an conclusibn of many Haffairs." t F june 8. Sunshine ' rain all in one when Dr. Frederic '1? Shannon gave us lress nd we are now alUmni. L . M Ml. M , Wmltww 2 x 4' "'1 H ET l L szx t M t u mg;szgvhamme5ak 1 . seq? Radio Programs for the Platteville Normal 7 :30elVlB. Farm Program. Mervin Bailey. 9:25eCP. Platteville Federation of Labor Hour. Cletus Piquette. 9:45eAMR. Health Talks. Prexy. 12:00wSJOM. Table Talk. Swede Johnson and Oscar Meyer. 1 :20-HW. Lectures. Orientation. H. C. Wilkerson. 2:00elVUGB. Effect of Roses on the Home Beautiful. George Bausman. 3:00eSB. Series of Lectures: How to Be Popular with the Fair Sex. Sylvan Becker. 4:00eRU. Digest of Day's News. Discussioh of Events. Ruth Ullrich. szooeHle-l. Home Economics. Helen Royce and jane Hill. 5:30eDUM. Tea Time Matinee. Foster Dodge, F. T. Ullrich, and Harry Meinert. 6:30eCWTE. Wednesday Night Travel Talks. Tony Ellis. 7 :OOeOK. Lullabies for the Tiny Tots. Orton Keyes. 7:30er-IB. Bedtime Stories W. H. Borden. 8:00eMLCO. Topsy Turvey Time. Ike Norton. 8:1 selVIN. War Veteran's Hour. Defense Against Attacks of the Weaker Sex. Merrick Nelson. 8:30eMHBB. Frolic. Mike Heller and Basil Byrne. 9:00eCKST. Banjo Serenade. Sid Tilley under Cud's window. 9:15-CRLB. Romeo and juliet. Lois Bainbridge and Clinton Roach. 9 :30eLHES. Baritone Soloist. Earl Starkey accompanied by Lois Hunting- ton. 10:00eTalk: The Manly Art of Self Defense. Murray Pinkerton. 10:30eBB Talk: Effects of 10:30 Rule. Miss Greta Gribble. 12 :oo-LB. Devotional. Lee Bird. Several special features of today's program are presented throughout PNS stations for the benefit of the shut-ins. The programs are highly educational. Mr. Wilkerson is a well-known speaker to the radio audiences. He gained his fame in early research work on :.Why They Paint Iron Bridges." Mr. Keyes's soft crooning tenor voice in a series of lullabies for the tiny tots may be heard regularly every Tuesday and Thursday evening. He would appreciate letters, especially from parents, with comments and criticism. Tony Ellis, in his Wednesday evening travel talks with a special feature on 'lOver the Hills and Far Away," is especially interesting. He also takes up the roads in detail and the advantages of a Ford Coupe. All of our audiences who know Mike Heller and Basil Byrne in their every evening frolic will enjoy the number. They will discuss a few games such as llDrop the Handkerchief," ill-lide and Seek," and the HVirginia Reel." Station LHES goes on the air at 9:30 P.IVI. The welLknown baritone Earl Starkey specializes in love songs. Mr. Starkey's varied experience, especially his latest affair, gives him a basis for interpretation seldom equalled. Miss Huntington is a practiced accompanist and capable of entertaining the most critical. i107l , ' IOIONE'EQ" Ml' H T W , . . ML- W'WWW' 5661619 1 W I1 car and flare k3 ?Lag'eviue Normlgflfgjill V115 5 W Jun'oor 2d year r' "1 H'sgh5dxoo Course CC? 89M." H26-27 W'T'THE'IHK ML37 DIONEEQ'LMEC: . ,7 :NL g i! THE NORMAL ZOO FREDERICK THEODORE ULLRICH, Director ACANTHIS LINARICA "Red" A member of the Redpoll family. In the summer this bird is found around the Kickapoo valley and hills nesting among the rocks on the steep hillsides. In the daytime it may be found feeding on the fruit of some innocent farmers orchard. In the winter and spring this bird is found around Platte- ville. Its most noted action in the spring is looking for baseballs in left field. Its song is strong, sweet, and canary like, closely resembling a steam whistle or Iirc siren. AMFELMOGLYPTER SESOSTRIS Herbert A weevil, and one of the numerous specimens of the snout beetles, or Rhynchophora. This particular weevil is very rare, because it is an exceedingly elongated specimen in the region of the legs The head is covered with a light- coIored fuzz of three or four inches in length, which seems to add to its size. There are many branches of the weevil family, but we have not been able 0 Classify this one among the common types. This special insect is imported. BLATTIDAE Clinton An orthopterous insect, many species of which are troublesome pests around houses, especially around Bainbridges. They are usually nocturnal in habits. This kind of insect is usually very quiet. It has an uncanny instinct of being able to find the correct location of a certain girl any time after class. It also has the ability to kid grandmothers into letting it stay once in a while after ten-thirty. RARA AVIS Lee A warm-blooded, feathered, vertebrate, provided with wings, which account for its high roost on 93 at the end of the first semester. PASSERHERBULUS NELSON Merrick This bird is a member of the Nelson Sparrow family. It has a white head, a blue body, and black-rimmed eyes. It has a rather weak, grasshopper- like squeak, but with a bold attempt makes a noble bluff at a song. This bird originated in Minnesota and was transported to Platteville by B. M. Carlson for the purpose of doing away with poor bass singers. This bird's present range in Platteville is Pine Street and points north. PARIDAE Wilbur A rare species of the Hatch family of birds and a very close relative of the Nuthatch, sitta pusilla. It has a brownish crown, a nice ruby complex- ion, and an innocent face that somewhat resembles that of a baby. Its general habits do not appear to differ from those of the other members of the Notmal family. The diminutive Hatches are generally found in the vicinity of Rich- land Center. They nest very early in the Healey parlor, seeking the quiet of a cozy corner. Range: Riley's farm east ofthe Mound Branch Road to South Hickory. A 'T Fve'rv', ,-' Htty Lab: MUSTELA PENNANTI Velma A carnivorous animal of the weasel family found in the boreal parts of Northern Illinois and extending northward to Platteville. It is represented in the Roberts house by an allied variety. Hunting grounds are in the vicinity of Apple River. It is especially fond of Mayors It becomes about five feet four inches long. It has aidark-brown head, which is almost black in parts. In habits it is largely arboreal and avoids settled regions. CRISTATUS Cuerdon This bird, the peacock, is of oriental origin. It is a large gallinaceous bird of the genus Pavo, imported from Southeastern Asia and the East Indies. At least two species exist. The common one, Guerdon, is found around the vicinity of Platteville. It is very timid around a group of ladies, but in the company of one, it spreads its loosely-webbed and greatly elongated tail, which is covered with ocellate spots. These are erected and spread at will, displaying iridescent golden and green colors , MUSTELIDAE Rex A musteline animal of the genus Putorius type, coming from Lan- caster, but now haunting the vicinity of Platteville and Dubuque. The soft, thick fur is usually seal brown. It is distinguished from its near relative the weasel by a pair of horn-rimmed glasses and a Ford roadster. Though partly aquatic in habits, and feeding upon fish, this animal prefers darkness or a small, dimmed parlor lamp and a soft davenport. This particular animal has a great likeness for girls with musical talents. BOW Kmi .' es k XIX i f ti t i 1,1 JLyi KC Lu 5J FALLL, 114 rj'frd t ;I '4 i :r,'?fj.r 'q k! ' N o e . 4 ft ' l 11'le V 1 , Mdb 91 Mkzyxy 9 KLJvcerdeil lkev f: ' l x s t zwe W j i I IV, ' I l Cxa xx rb '1 LL '4 ,. ,tvf , 1-1 714;; ",4. i Pages from the Date Books of Famous People NANCY ANDREW Most Any Old Week Monday Eve-Alone with my dreams of last night's date. Oh, a wonderful date. Tuesday EveaRundell's back steps with Guerdon Gabel. Wednesday-My hopes of the day shattered. Ever since Sunday have planned a date with Lloyd. The Buick wouldnit start or the play required rehearsal or something. Oh, Rats! To bed to cry myself to sleep. Thursday-Trying to get even with Lloyd. Tried all day to make a date Great Joy, I have succeeded. Wonderful time on the famous back steps with Art Bothwell. Nice Boy. Nice Boy! Friday$h this terrible winter and horrid snow. I crave spring. Another date with Lloyd shattered. Stuck in a snow bank four miles out of town. Disgusting, but I love him for trying. Saturday-Content to get along without even seeing a man. To bed early for a long rest because tomorrow night is Sunday. Oh, of all the wonderful nights! I know Lloyd will be here snow or no snow. ' SundayaAll day l have planned on this evening and now! I could shoot that Hoppe Flood. Whatever happened I don't know, but that terrible Ford drove into Platteville without my Lloyd. I'll never write in this horrid book again. Bah! ROBERT HEFFERNAN SundayaHad terrible time getting the car started. Hila acted awfully queer because I was so late. Monday-Called for Hila at Athenaeum. I hear George Bausman goes to Philadelphian and so you bet I was there on time. Tuesday-Went out to I-Iila's to take care of the baby. Mr. and Mrs. Culver went to Whig social. WednesdayaHila walked home from school with George, and I was just going up to meet her. If that happens again I'm simply through with her. ThursdayaHila promised she wouldnt talk with George anymore and I really don't think she will. FridayaWhile phoning I-Iila tonight George cut in on me. Do you suppose Hila has been true? SaturdayaHila explained it all and she sure is a wonderful girl. Wehad a grand date. The baby didnt even wake up. MARGARET SLOTHOWER Sunday EveaCarl just left. Gee, but Ilm lonesome when he leaves! We sure had a wonderful time tonight, though. Monday Eve-Stayed home all eveningapromised Carl 1 would. Thought all evening about last night's date, and ended the evening by writing to "him." Tuesday Eve-Grand mix-up on dates, Forgot Luther was coming, and dated with Eddie. Had a pleasant in evening. Wednesday Eve-Had a date with my books tonight, studying for exams. Thursday EveaSchool partyawent with Stucky. Was thrilled to tears. Friday Eve-Expected Carl down. Waited till 10 o'clock and he didn't appear. Cried myself to sleep. Saturday Eve-Carl came, and explained everything. Wiy x4 THE 1K M... ?' moNEEIU IRL NORTON Monday, January 3-Date with Ruth Gray. Ild just as soon call her my sweetheart. Wednesday, January 5-Withjanei Been so long since our last date I'll have to scratch my head to remember just how I'm to act. Saturday, January SeUIsie" B. Never again! She can't: cry over my shoulder and wink at somebody else. Sunday, january geAnother date with Jane. This is to be a dinner date. Who wouldn't date with a girl who can cook? Wednesday, January IZmRuth Gray. Never again. Too much Irv and Hoppe! Sunday, January 16-Jane. Hope she continues coming to League in the Hudson. Not so bad when you can ride one way. Spring canit come too soon. Just try and win that hiking badge, Sam Elmer! Tuesday, January 18-Note. Where is my note book? Some of those "Lumberjacks" have hidden it and I can't remember with whom I have a date tonight! MELVIN MATTHYS Sunday nighteDate with Kath. I do wish the Rs hadn't bought their radio. They listen to hymns the whole evening. We have to resort to the breakfast room now. Monday NighteWent to Philadelphian. Took Katherine home from Athenaeum. R's had the bridge club and I nearly froze my feet standing on the front porch. Tuesdavaatherine had to study. Went down town and met Kitty and Opal and walked home with them. Met Mr. and Mrs. R. Katherineill sure hear of it! WednesdayeTried to explain to Katherine, but all she'd do was cry. Thursday-Could anything be worse! Katherine went to the show with Sylvan, of all people, after telling me she had to study. I dont care. Friday-Received letter from Mary Bachelor. Katherine and I are all reconciled. Saturday-We went to choir practice and had a marvelous date afterward. Everything is rosy now. MARGARET PIERCE SundayeSaw Dave and, oh, how I wanted to go with him! But had a date with Dupe and Kenneth so had to go. Dave took Helen. Disgusting! Dave and Kenneth quarreled over me. MondayeWent riding with Dupe. Had to because he wasso jealous of Kenneth last night. TuesdayeWent down town. Came home with Irving Johnson. Wednesday-Went to the show with Sylvan Becker. Hes awfully nice. Thursday4-Sylvan came over and stayed all evening. He wrote two themes for me. I like him even better. FridayeWent to the Cuba basketball game. After the game I went riding with Keith. Helen and Dave were along and it didnt bother me a bit. SaturdayeSylvan is in the hospital. He wouldnit go until I went to see him. I like him lots and don't believe I'll step much till he gets better. Anyway Jack Nufer won't let me. He's watching for Sylvan. 4 HEW mw p,ONeEQ In the Movie World JANE HILL One of the rising youhg stars in the movie world is Jane Hill. As she's a mere school girl, her roles for the screen are very youngish and unsophisticated. But in every role she becomes more delightful, and on account of this we know she will climb far in her chosen profession. Her latest picture is hSweet Six- teen." With Jane and handsome Louis Schulz playing together, we will wager that this picture will cause a very severe epidemic of heart palpitations among the high school boys and girls throughout the country. Don't miss it! ITHE'rR vrvrlj thg DIQNEE'U EVELYN THOMPSON "A Song Without Words" For those fans who enjoy a peppy up to the minute comedy-drama "A Song Without Words" will make a direct appeal. If you liked "The Sorry Sinner" you cannot fail to appreciate this story of the bright lights of the old New York Bowery. Miss Thompson is a vivacious, Iaughter-loving daughter of the Middle West, who, in her heart-rending songs and dances, makes Broadway laugh and cry in the same breath. TINA CALLAHAN The greatest of all appeals is that of mother love. "The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world." The celebrated film star, Tina Callahan, will unloose fioods of tears in the hardest of hearts when her greatest of all Mother plays "Housemothers Threei' is released. SAM ELMER This screen favorite is a native of Switzerland. The first six years of his life were spent amon g the yodeling mountaineers. The spirit of the Wanderlust got a hold on the heart of Papa Elmer, and Samuel was introduced to the land where he Was later to receive much fame. In action, this son of New Glarus is a battling whirlwind, the envy of all his fellow letter- men, and a Joy to the heart of any co-ed. As a cooky pusher he stands alone. Don't miss the thrills of a Harvard-Yale game and the stirring love scenes of "The Cocky Pusherf' MARGARET J ONES Margaret Jones is one of those distinctive types whose appearance on the screen can not bear too constant repetition. Her beauty and charm have won for her the love of the public. Besides these qualities, she is an actress of very exceptional ability. In her most recent picture, "The Princess," her work is beyond reproach. George Bausman is the leading man, and also does very creditable acting. This picture should delight young and old, since it is one of the best character studies that have graced the screen in many a day. JACK FLEMING John Fleming is a Kickapoogan. His sunny smile speaks of blossom time in the state orchard at Gays Mills. His ability as a cheer leader harks back to the days when he rooted for his fellow Kickapoogans. Jack made his first great success in the movies as the driver of a Ford in HTell It to the Marines." His experience in Fording the road between Platteville and Gays Mills dur- ing his schooldays doubtless was the first step he took in the direction of attaining a national repu- tation as a movie star. Jack does not fail to recognize the ladder upon which he climbed to success. He still drives a Ford. THE KICK-OFF Captain Tony Ellis is really not the kind of man to be written about. He is rather to be chatted about. Looks as though fccthall will live forever at least on the screen. Tony Ellis is the latest hero to show the college colors and do his stuff. What's it all about"! You know the Lancaster boy goes to college and makes good cn the team in spite of the fact that Kelly does her best to prevent it. There is a modest little love affair running through the picture with the country school teacher and the usual disturbance of a little blonde. This is another one of those fllms you should put away a quarter for. Tit Bits Stucky: iilke Norton gets out of teaching pretty early by taking the sixth graders to the showers every day." Friend: iiThat's explainable in terms of psychology It's child nature to do the easiest thing possible." First Lumberjack: "Whats wrong with my razor? I just put a new bIade in it?" Second Lumberjack: "That's funny. It ought to out fine. Your beards are no tougher than the pencil I just sharpened." Jack Fallon: HGosh, I wish this chair had an arm." Swede johnson: uSit next to mine and I'll give you an arm." Mr. Wilkerson: "Mr. Stevens, what is your idea of the five sense organs?" Mr. Stevens: "A five cent player piano." Coach Keyes Gmpatientlyi: "What this team needs is life." i Sid Tilley tunder his breathi: HNot only thirty days." Elden Hill tafter hearing the honor roll readI: "Now, I'dhavebeen on that if it wasn't for one thing." Friend: UWhatis that?" Hill: "Four teachers." Rex Mink: "I have the rest of the ads completed." Miss Durant: UOh! Rex, I could embrace you." Rex Mink: i'Sh! Louie has his work fin- ished too." ' Earl Likens Ipicking up periods in printing classy "Mr. Russell, where do these dots for the is go?" Floyd Bale iheartbrokenly coming .out of algebra: HI had aTz for my answer and I should have had 1h a.' Merrick Nelson: iiDo you miss John Ruggles while he's gone?" Edith Zepplin: "No, not with you around." Miss Gardner: HIn what way could our library be improved?" Leota Short: "By the installation of daven- ports and light proof curtains." FISHING Main room conferences were on. Bob and HiIa occupied their usual places, but a vigor- ous working program on the lady's part was marring the usual zest of the occasion. Fin- ally the monotony attendant upon watching a girl write and check, write and check, palled upon Bob, and he anxiously asked: "Are you writing wedding invitations, Hila?" "No, I wish I were." THE MISTLETOE HUNG ON THE CASTLE WALL The tradition of the mistletoe was being considered The discussion waxed warm. Ruth C. effervesced with, HWell, anyway I don't need any mistletoe at our house." "Yes," acquiesced a gallant knight errant, UI'll agree with you. It's Christmas at your house every night." "I dont really believe in mistletoe," ob- jected Margaret S. "Why do you know, I put some up at my house Christmas and I had only One date. Then he didn't even notice the mistletoe. I had to call his atten- tion to it when I got tired of waitmgf Mr. Russell: "Do you know where shingles were first used?" Francis Fallon: "I'd rather not tell." Don Walter: HThat play I saw last night started me thinking." Hefen R.: "What was it--a miracle play?" . Ruth tat initiation of new members into AthenaeumI: "I believe you folks had better leax e your clothes up here " The following question was asked in cal- culus: Miss Huntington: "Why is that so?" Mr. Williams Igrown emphatici: "Because I know my trigonometry." - xx mg4 JAxk ' I 71 E ' k x 44,! 1H 7 w 0:0 NEEQm Tit Bits Mr. Borden: HWhat clothes are luxuriesT Students enumerated. Margaret Slothower tafter a moment of deep thoughO : "Mr. Borden, do you consider a bathing suit a luxury?" Clarence Brockert was rolling a tennis court. Stucky: "Why are you using that roller?" Brockert: AABecause we want to raise mashed potatoes." Bothwell: "When children are not given enough work to do to keep them going at capacity, the loafmg habit gets a start." Stucky: "Didnt they give you enough to do, Bothwell?" After Lois Huntington had played a piano solo and had hesitated to give an encore the door opened and Earle Starkey walked in. Margaret Jones at once arose and said: "Lois is ready now with her encore." Miss Borchers 0n public speaking: "Miss Hill, how did you like Mr. Hom's reading?" Hazel Hill: "I dont know. I liked Mr. Bausman's voice best." THERE WAS A REASON Martha Warner aninting to Kikek A'Dorft you think KikeAs girl is cute? He told me one of his old girls was coming to the tournament; so he couldn't take me." OVER THE TELEPHONE Red Olson: AAI cant have a date with you tonight, Margaret," Margaret Slothower: "Why, you didn't have a date with me, Red" Red: "1 know it, but I was intending to ask you for one and now I find I have too much work to do." A REFLEX The atmosphere of the room was tense. A crucial moment had come. Would Art stand the test? Mr Williams placed the problem ABC. on the board, and then pointed to it A despairing tone accompanied the question, "What is this, Mr. Bothwell?" "The first three letters of the alphabet," replied the math shark. PROFESSIONAL ESCORT Position wanted by a young unmarried man who is steady and sober and inclined to be musical. Will escort mother and sister to basketball games any evening but Sunday. Write or telephone EARLE STARKEY. Fallons Algebra: "Up to the minute." "just out." completes "Simplihed beyond belief." Answers plainly written. JOHN FALLON, Accurate and Indoor Court Specialist. EXAM SUFFERERS! Lee Bird will tell you free how he was cured of cramming for exams. unnecessary, All preparation made OFFICE HOURS 10:30 P.M.e12:oo P.IVI. iII7lL 1., T x 4 THEN" xx . DIONEEQl The Squirrel Food Agitator AGITATING BUT NOT AGGRAVATING Issued when weather conditions are favorable Price first copy 3hc. Second $1 HIKING CLUB ORGANIZED Men Strong Contenders for Honors Owing to the absence of interest shown by the girl students of the Normal in athletics, Miss A. 0. Brigham has introduced a new activity which is increasing in popularity. The innovation is called the Hiking Club. Considerable rivalry was created during the first semester and not only the girls for whom the club was organized, but also a goodly number of yotlng men became interested. The young men aspirants for the badge stirred up competition to the point where the Potosi road became so popular that city ordinances were passed regulating trafhc over said road. The lettermen called a special meeting to discuss whether or not members of the club should accept hiking badges. An amendment to the constitution was made barring all com- petitors for badges from the ranks of bona fide lettermen. This did not deter many of the young men, and the contest for the first semester ended: Harry Meinertero miles ihalf made in John McBride's Fordl. John Eugene Ruggles-I mile ithe snowstorm following his trip discouraged himl, Sam Elmeres miles Oust like the hills in the old countryl. Sylvan Becker-o miles iit rainedl. Irl Nortonei mile twon his the previous year and does not care to repeat; MURRAY PINKERTON WINS DECISION BOUT Armory, january 22.eMurray iKidl Pin- kerton, the driving Prairie du Chien heavy- weight, won a no decision contest from a local title aspirant on January 19. Upon hearing of this contest, Coach Keyes decided to in- troduce a new course in physical training whereby young men could learn to defend their titles more strenuously. Many aspirants to titles have reported for the course. Girls may now rest assured that they will be de- fended in differences between friends. NORMAL LASSIES CONVERT MINERS Girls LaPor in Worlhy Cause Miners Camp, February 26,-lSpecial - The frozen areas of the North have their ro- mance, the wilds of China their stories of hard- ships and adventure, but the Platteville Nor- mal has a tale of romance and adventure far exceeding either of these. Picture three fair damsels forsaking homes, families, friends, and advisors to enter the Miner stronghold, ready to sacrifice all they possess, and to suffer the jibbing of the more worldly in order that light might be brought to the benighted Miners. The preliminary work in getting the pros- pects interested in this line of endeavor was the hardest phase of the missionary work. After the interest of the young men had been aroused the girls found little difficulty in con- tinuing their good work. The three young ladies, Miss Isabelle Buttery, Miss Martha Warner, and Miss Margaret Slothower, picked out rough specimens who look hard from the outside, but really haye sterling qualities hidden beneath the cloak of hardness. The conversions have progressed so far that the young ladies go to church Sundays accompanied by the converts. Isabella's magnetic personality has overcome the lost attitude of Tobie and he is now on the road to a speedy conversion. Martha's talented speaking won a victory over the dark and ferocious Kike and little Margaret took the prize when she again prevailed over a red- headed youth of a wayward disposition. YODELING BECOMES FAVORITE ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN Potosi Road, March xyelBy Special Dispatch from the Bridgetl-Sounds which carry one back in thoughts to Swiss villages and the assembly room may be heard drifting down from the "hills" in the evening quiet. Investigation of these noises brought to light the fact that many youngsters living on West Continued on page 119 KM Smnvy Ema? MWMWZ D THE iONEEE THE AGITATOR THE SQUIRREL FOOD AGITATOR Sold on its Merits as a Newspaper Member of the World's Press Association Official Annual Newspaper of the Platteville Normal U. 5. A. Third Edition SUBSCRIPTION RATE 3 ac per year $1 for second copy Entered as fifth class matter April 7, 1927, at the Ipswich post office, under the act of February 29, B. C. 191. Editor ...................... ELDEN HILL Managing Editor ...... . .BEss MORRISSEY Social Editor .................. JOHN CUPP Feature Editor .......... HERMAN HELLER Circulating Manager .......... EARL LIKENS Advertising Manager. . . .EV ELYN THOMPSON Is IT A JONAH? A Jonah is said to be pursuing the people connected with room B4. Just who it is or what it is or whether there is one the editor has been unable to decide. The possibility is that the editor himself is the jinx as he is the only one who has not succumbed to the childish ailments besetting the aforementioned people. According to Webster, to overcome a Jonah someone must be thrown overboard to furnish food for the fishes. just who will be sacrificed is as yet unsettled. Jonah has visited the people working in B4 with the following juvenile diseases: Isabelle Buttery gave way to an attack of appendicitis; Margaret Jones succumbed to mumps; Miss Durant spent ten days in the hospital breaking all her previous records; Marian Kopp hunted up scarlet fever; and Rex Mink contracted measles. Miss Durant says it's the annual, especially the humor section; but some folks have their doubts. Indigestion, mumps, scarlet fever, appendicitis, and measles do not just happen so. There is always a cause and when one considers the nature of the ailments tthey afflict the immaturel one can readily under- stand why some people are subject to them. LOVE DRAINS THE GAS TANK One of the promising Seniors discovered that you can't always rely upon past exper- ience. He spent a delightful evening in Dubuque and went to sleep peacefully, think- ing that it would take only forty-five minutes to get to Platteville the next morning. This he knew would give him ample time to have breakfast with her and get to Platteville for a date with Miss Durant at nine o'clock. When he departed from Dubuque he soon diseovered that he had not taken into account the fact that the gas tank must be filled after an evening of traveling in the city. He was only a few miles from Keeler; so he made his way on foot to the sleeping village. He got out from under this catastrophe to discover that it had rained more at Dickeyville than in Dubuque The new roadster groaned and sputtered as the hero kept his foot on low. It was no use. He finally had to climb out again and walk to the awakening village to buy a shovel. With the help of several of Dickeyville's early risers, the Ford and its driver were soon on their weary way again. About ten-thirty, two hours later than he had figured on the night before, he arrived at his rooming house on Pine Street. His land- lady met him at the door with the broom. She informed him that she would take his shoes to the kitchen. He then went to his room, dashed through a hurried toilet, and tried to think of some good alibis to tell Miss Durant. Of course he was justified in thinking love came before the Pioneer, but to put it across so that Miss Durant would think that also was no easy matter. After he had told his pitiful tale Miss Durants heart melted and he was re- ceived again into the fold. Yodeling Becomes Favorite Entertainment For Children Continued from page 1 18 Main Street have taken up the study of yodel- ing. The leader of this new voice study is the youthful Billy Callow, nephew of Miss Jane Hill. Billy received his early training listen- ing in on Sam Elmer's happy outbursts on his journeys along the Potosi Road. The young- ster's accomplishment speaks well for Mr. Elmer's pedagogical ability. Wm Warm o .7 l f R'HETKKM DIONEEQKL THE AGITATOR FIFTEEN YEARS AGO . Little Martha Warner, all dressed up in a starched white dress, while toddling to Sunday School last Sunday fell into a mud puddle and went home crying. . Master Merrick Nelson entertained his little friends at a birthday party yesterday afternoon. Pink ice cream and birthday cake were served. . Harry Meinert had the misfortune to run a nail into his big toe while going bare- footed. . Miss Marian Kopp and David Wiliiams celebrated their birthdays at a joint party. Mrs. Williams put the favors in the bath- tub for safe keeping and forgot to give them to the children. If the little guests will call at the W. H. Williams home they may receive their presents. . We are very sorry to hear that little Helen Royce is absent from school With the mumps. . Little Lee Bird is confined to his own yard after a severe case of German measles. . jane Hill received her f1rst pair of new shoes. The pain was excruciating, but pride and Louie made it bearable. . Miss Durant and her staff are busily at work on this year's Pioneer. They hope to have it completed soon. TEN YEARS AGO . In two steps Clarence Stucky, aged ten, ruined his mother's hotbed by breaking all the glass. . Louis Schulz has had to stay after school every night this week to catch up on his spelling lessons. . Maude Holman had to be taken out of school due to the fact that the authorities found her under age. . Gretta Grindell wore her first short dress one day last week. . Little Blanche Louthain was soundly spanked and sent to bed without her supper because she ate a bar of chocolate her mother had put away for a cake. i Raymond Cilbertson got a new red wagon for his birthday. He is having a hard time learning to steer it. tHe didn't know that some day he would be a full-fledged chauf- feum THE SEASONS GREETING Platteville, April Ir-lClothes Press Spec- ialleCharles Howard. one of the prominent bashful young men from New Glarus, re- ceived a very delightful letter from one of Platteville's charming young ladies. The young lady, who is one of the foremost in Platteville's younger set, invited Charles to meet her at Coyle's corner. Charles dressed up for the occasion and went to the place appointed. His plans for the occasion were complete. The young lady involved was supposed to be waiting. but April Fool. Howard's friends had taken him in. UNEXPECTED SHOWERS Library, Platteville Normal, February 3.- Alice U'Ren was suddenly aroused from her studious thoughts by a sudden downpour of ink issuing from Melvin Matthys' fountain pen which was supposedly empty. The young lady arose and dashed for the door wildly pursued by the gentleman. While she scrubbed the ink from her face he offered apologies. Alice forgave him with a smile and went home to change her dress. LOCALS Isabelle Buttery and Morley Van Sant motored to Darlington to spend Sunday with the home folks. Sidney Tilley and Cordelia Kramer spent the weekend at Albany. Cud says she never would live in such a backwoods town. Harry Meinert had a serious relapse. While he was imitating a chorus girl in Miss Durant's room, the door suddenly openedi Of course Harry thought Mr. Royce was coming, but it was only Bunker. W. H. Borden contributed to the worthy cause of helping care for those in need ithose in need of sleepl, by donating the use of the couch in Miss Greagerls office. 7. Little Isabelle Buttery and Irl Norton caused considerable excitement in town yesterday by running off into the country. The two little runaways were found en- joying the scenery under a tree about a mile from town. incl- . tV'VV , Xx a M migtwaxlgihw THE AGITATOR A CONFIDENTIAL GUIDE TO CURRENT RELEASES Magician. Paramount. Entertaining and unusual. An American dancing girl who comes under the spell of a maniac magician, and is barely saved from death by her fiance, Edith Zepplin, Jiggers Halsey, and Merrick Nelson. MEET THE PRINCE Producers Distributing. Gay, inconse- quental Film of 21 Switzerland prince who Hees to America and masquerades as a "normal" boy. Sam Elmer. "STRONG MAN, THEi'eFirst National Melvin Pringle surpasses himself in the most human comedy he has made. Both pathetic and amusing as the shambling assist- ant of a professional strong man. "MIDNIGHT KISS, THE"-FOX Charming and amusing study of small-town folk. Ralph Craven is the boy who aspires to be a school teacher and Maude Holman the girl. "TEMPTREss, THE" A triumph for Isabelle Buttery. Morley Van Sant's tale of a beautiful brunette woman whose tragedy is that all men who love her come to ruin. A SLAVE OF FASHION A comedy, impossible, but amusing and well done with Cud Kramer, Bill Frye, and Opal Rounds. THE CROWDED HOUR A drama set in a college town where basket- ball practice keeps boys until nine-thirty, leaving one hour for entertaining lady friend, starring Florence Seely and Jack Fallon. DANGEROUS INNOCENCE Presentation of a young girl's life nearly ruined by her early days at college, but through which she triumphantly carries her girlish charm. Mar'y Willis. PATENT POST HOLE BROKERS WALTER CUMMINGS "The Hole That Stays There" Holyoak, Mass. NICE FRESH POST HOLES FOR SALE Just receivej the bankruptcy stock of a big post hole manufacturer, and can offer them to you at greatly reduced prices. These are patent holes that flt into the ground anywhere. Saves the bother and work of digging. They come in all sizes, and are ready to set in the ground. Save the nuisance of digging by the old- fashioned way. Simply place the patent hole where it is to go. LOCALS Mr. F. T. Ullrich reports that Clarence Stucky has become an inveterate reader of the daily press as well as the Fennimore Times. Clarence Brockert issues a general invita- tion to the girls each Saturday to accompany him on his delivery tour for Stephens. Bakery. Gretta Griridell fails to keep her daily date with J. C. Brockert, jr. The test in drawing came unexpectedly. ' Mr. Raymond Tobie, of the Mining School, was a house guest at the William Buttery home in Darlington over the week-end of February 7. The occasion was Isabelle's birthday. While Mr. and Mrs. Royce attended the School ,Masters' Banquet, on the evening of February 7, Katherine and Helen entertained their boy friends at a wafHe supper. Mrs. E. W. Dana was a visitor at the Normal on January 27. She came to accom- pany home her. little daughter, Marjory, who had been detained in the main room. Margaret Jones had the misfortune to stumble over a shoe string while F. T. Uilrich visited her class in practice teaching. Miss Jane Hill, on Monday, January 31 i'the beginning of the new semesterj was seen looking over cards in the card catalogue in lhe library. Jane discovereJ Juvenile Litera- ture on her program. A new Ford tool has been discovered by Esther COOper. Try the milk bottle opener. Patent applied for. Up to the minute information can be ob- tained on the Brick school house steps from Dot and Ted. hulk H ash LOWER GRADE KIDS In my class is Dorothy Quick To whom Ted Millman seems to stick. Margie Pierce is also there; She and Sylvan make a darling pair. And there's I-Ieleh Laughton, too, Whom Dave Fiedler likes to woo. Maude Holman is the next; Ralph Cra'ven is her text. Blanche Louthain we must include, And she says Shorty is no prude. Greta Grindell's with me, too; Wilburls visits arenlt so few. Then there's also the I-Iilvers twins; "Too many fellows" are their sins. Clara Kolb is not left out; There's a fellow in Cobb Ilm here to shout. There's Ruth Ullrich with her Elmer Whose flirting will just overwhelm her. Ruth Hull is getting lean Her future husband's in the marines. I WISH I wish Washburn weren't so fat, And Inez quite so thin; I wish elders would get to think That giggling is no sin; I wish Saturday nights were long, And class periods short; I wish that combing hair would not Make teachers out of sorts; I wish Martin would fall in love, Or else Miss Condry fall out; I would Sadie would learn to smile; And Naomi would learn to shout. iizzl I TV g THE wyploNEEQw SOPORIFIC Goons ELMER AND BECKER Experts in the Sleeping Art No More Insomnia A11 Noise Eliminated Demonstrations Dally FOR TESTIMONIALS REFER TO WILGUS AND DURANT MOVIE BUREAU Authoritative Analysis of All Shows No Fee for Our Legal Advice B. BURKE AND H. KARRMANN FILLING STATION A Real Home for Home Loving Boys Cook Your Own Meals Donations Accepted All OuLside Rooms Supplied with Windows LUMBER JACKS PLATTEVILLE WISCONSIN READ ORIN LIVINGSTON'S Sparkling Draama THE WASH OUT ON THE LINE A Dry Story in Seven Baskets WHEN WHAT AND HOW TO EAT The What's What of the Dining Room FLORENCE SUELTMANN KENNETH GOODMAN Foster Margaret M, H onor Roll Foster Dodge: President of the Senior class. Authority on Roberts's rules of orderi Dodgeis revision of the same in process of construction. Foster enjoys riding as well as being ridden. Sam Elmer: Leading school salesman. Sold the school to three cheese-makers from New Glarus Kenneth Hocking: Orator. He's a married man and so has plenty of time to work. No dates! Tom Halloran: Politician, running for office of county superintendent of Crawford County. Hails from the Kickapoo neck of the woods. Inez Wilson: Champion eater. 5,987 calories. Penny Holman: One cent sheik. Louis Schulz: Teacher's pet. Louis is such a sweet boy. Allie Allen: Philosopher. Research worker on balanced rations. Hayward Karrman: Shoesi "Soul" is in good condition, but oh, those heels. Margaret Jones: Clinging vine. Ask Foster Dodge and Harry Mienert. George Shepherd: Authority on curves in both mathematics and boxing. Amos Yonke: Head Waiter. "One up, Clem." tGreek for soupJ Cletus Piquette, Hila Culver, Evelyn Thompson: Hold bluffing records. Clara Kolb: Gets her daily dozen in public speaking class by doing toe exercises Ruth Ullrich and Ruth Hull: Champion note writers. Melvin Matthys: Eye exercise, chapel. Too bad they didn't sit opposite each other the second semester. Blanche Louthain: Grocery specialist. Five nights a week with the delivery boy furnishes the price of eggs. lrl Norton: Nice fatherly manner. Model young man in staging a date. Holds record for popu- larity with house mothers. Margaret Slothower: Vamper of red-headed men. Sid Tilley: The Romeo of the class of 197.7. Serenades under Cudis window. Chub Hatch: Makes ten baskets out of nine shots. Bill Frye and Irene Steil: If a class in dancing were offered they would hold the honors. Florence Seely: Loudest singer in the music class. Gretta Grindell: Makes the most wonderful sandwiches. Ask Johnny F reeman. Ruby I-Iilvers: Censor. She'll notice every mistake Naomi Dittmar' The humorist. Never misses a joke. Gayle Hodgson: Holds record for getting dates mixed. She decides you can't have three on the same night and get away with even one. ' Helen Laughton: Roller-skater. At the rink every Wednesday and Saturday night. That's where she meets the new men. Margaret Pierce: She always looks innocent, but no one can explain how she does it. Mike Heller: Takes roll call at Dad Dyer's during chapel to help out the faculty members. Red Cummings: Hoyle refers to Red about rule in euchre. Clarence Schlitz Stucky: A promising Gene Tunney whose native haunt is Fennimore. Schlitz has landed several this year, but his greatest land is a job as traveling salesman for a boxing glove company. Clarence reports July 1 for duty. x 12 h E! m .zza-i xxx! Septober 17. nineteen 17 Visconsin United States Dere Flossie: I-Iow ar yu now. Everyting here is yust so lovely like a summer nite. Yu know vat I meen. Vell Flossie I get me tired of live alone so I yust vent to Mr. Royce the other day an tell him I vant to adopt some people so to live vit and keep company to me. Vell f1rst he give to me a house and say yu yust go over an Ex him up gud. Vell F lossie I vent me over dere and scrub on my hands and needs the floorl But I get him fix up clean an nice. Vell I say now Mr. President vere is my family. Vell he say I look aroun an see is dere some one round here ve vont need so much. ' De firs wan he give me is Sidney Tilley he looks so tall and bent and looks like he needs some vun help him. So I tuk him home vit me. I feed him up pretty gud but can't straighten him out much. Den I got trouble. Mr. President say I have vun sad case. I have vun fellow who is suffer- ing from matrimonal dyspepsia. So he say his girl don agree Vit him. He give to me him den and. I take me knew fren Jack Fallon home to us. To make matters vorse he tout I vont be lonesome if he send a cupla fellas from Richland Center. Vell dat yust about cook my goose I tel yu. I had so much vork already vit first tu but: now I had two more in Berril Beatty and Floyd Anderson and dey vas kindat firs dat I had to rock to sleep and if dey keep on going like dey have been I guess I'll have to stone them to get results. But dat vas not de vorstes part-not by far, by Yimminy. Dey put over to me Yonny Freeman, a little shaver from Waukesha. An oh vat a nusance dat kid is so far and he haint been here yet fer two veeks. Van de new school samester open I have from Varren a Yohn Simpson but I call him my Abie because he luks yust like a rose. An dey say he is Irish. Ve vere pretty neaf all fix up fine ven vun stormy night de rain vashed Sharley Horton off de coast of Florida and he lit on our doorstep like a cyclone. Vell I yust took vun luk at dat kid an I say yure yust Yonny on de spot. So I tak him in and fix fer him a place to go sleep I say to myself Vit dose shoulders vot a gud man to have fer help vit housework. So I adopt him tu. He's de leastes vun I have to pay attention tu but he vas pretty gud lookin so he start pay attention to me quick. Den ve had scrap. I tol him dere vood be no fighting in dis house. So ve vent out in de back yard. Vell he gets along fine vit me now. Vell dose darn kids did something in de kitchen now. So I must go find out de damages. I skal close now. Please write and tell me about your family. Be gud and I see uy maybe soon. Love NELLIE JOHNSON. P.S. Yust ven I finish my letter I get call from Lumber Co. Dey find a homesick boy dere and ask me could I keep him here. His name is Everat Saxe. He is 17, shy, good looking, smart andusmooth shaven. Octember 11 nineteen 27 Wisconsin, United States. Dear Flossie: I suppose you yonder vy I am right: tu yu now after I yust talk Vit yu yesterda. Vell Flossies I have yust mix up another batch of trouble here and its raising fast. It de kind of troubles you know vat only mothers can realize the hardhsips of. I suppose yu have de same difficulties at your house but boys will be boys, I received a notice a few days ago from vun of Normal School teachers. I don't tink do dat anyting vas wrong or dat it vas important so I just let hours slip by vefore I vent to investigate. I'm sorry now dat I vaited so long. Yu know my third oldest sun, Merril. Vell he vent tu sleep in vun of his classes. Yu know at first ven I lirst start keeping him I had to put him to sleep. Vell now he go to sleep anyvere anytime. Make no difference on him. Flossie de teacher she bawl him out in front of hole class. Now I don care if she vant to spank him Vit vords but everyting yust comes back to me and I feel like I am to blame. I yust cried and cried ven I hear about it but I gess it don.t du no gud. Yu know Flossie I've done all I could fer those boys and still dey treat me like dis. I dont tink it's fair. But vat can I do? Night after night I tucked dere little toesies under the covers and yently put my shaking lips on dere sveet cheeks and kiss dem gud nite. Ven dey get up in the morning it sure vas gud nite! I skal tal yu. Time after time I sit me on de cribs and luk into de faces of de little darlings and I shed tears to tink of how I had to vip dam and punish dem for doing someting bad. But still I love dem. Each vun of dem even ven dey are naughty and act bad. Yu know how it is F lossie, only a mother knows. Yust de other night mind yu Sidney Tilley stay out till after ten-thirty. I sit her and vonder vere can dat boy be. I surely was vorried. Vell finally he did come home and yu should see dat kid. He was mud from hand to feet. His feet vere soaked. Yu can't blame me fer crying can yu Flossie? My little Yonny Ithe boys call him Bennie nowl is getting bigger every day. An more full of pep as I ever saw. He is always in mischief. Las veek he ate fer me a half a cake vat I vas save fer company. It yust keeps me busy keeping dot little fellow out of trouble. De other da he put paint on neybors dog and tru de cat in de cistern. Den he yust sit dere and laugh and laugh and yu know Flossie it yust hurt me to punish dat kid, he vas having so much fun. But vat could I do? Vell Flossie I didn't meen to preach a sermon to yu and I hope you'll understan. I yust cant help pouring out my heart to somevun any cry hard. It; seems den dat I feel better. Las veek de new fella Evaret Saxe ran away. Dey found him up in Soldiers Grove. It took a veek tu get him back. Vell I guess you'll understan Flossie. I try to see yu at Club tomorrow. Love NELLIE JOHNSON. THE VAMPS Hotsy totsy! the giddy four! Hot tamale! were glad they're no more. Brown Eyes, Sis, Shorty, and Bill, One bad fault4they can't keep still. Their motto is: just use your eyes To land those great big he-men boys. One is bothered with a boy in school, And one with a farmer as a rule. A delivery boy is right on deck, And a boy from Cuba sure likes to neck. A short time ago so Iim told Two young Oshkosh boys so bold Came into our midst one day And stole two of our gals away. ABIE SAYS: Harry Sarbacker is an authority on uSteils." Sylvan Becker being Pierceid, spent two weeks in the hospital. Jack Fallon thinks Florence is the greatest city in Italy. Van Sant orders toast nice and "Buttery." The bell Tobie liked best is iilsabellef' The color of Nortonis eyes is questionable, but they're always turning to "Gray." Tilley is in a serious condition. His "Cudi' almost choked him. Merrick Nelson is afflicted with a serious muscular disease which has been diagnosed as HArmstrong." Harry Meinert got HMadden" and went home. Let's Kilpatrick and Frye Cottingham. JUST OUT How to Save Money by EVERETT SAXE Be thirifty? No. Don't pay your bets. Stephens and Fallon, Publishers COLLECTING RIGHTS RESERVED , MMx mi M, gr ka Kai 'wvvngaldzg'sfi Quotations Allie Allen: "Soup, egg sandwich, and chocolate ice cream-if its soft." Ida Ann Abrams: "Soup, hot beef sandwich, stewed corn, chocolate malted milk, cherry pie ala mode." Louis Schulz. "I II tell Miss Durant about it and see what she says." Marian Kopp: "Are you going to stop for me today, Rex?" . Dot Quick: uI'm waiting until next week-end to go home so Ted can go with me." Tina Callahan: HI wouldn't trust even my own brother, but then he is a man." Miss Durant: "Now we are going to have trouble here. Mr. Starkey and I both want to read." Ruth Gray: iiOh, I had the best time last night." Mri Russell: "That's a terribly strong pipe you smoke, Earl." Miss McGregor: "What! Do you boys think this is a Chinese school?" Clarence Brockert: "Thatis a hot dance numberf' Sam Elmer: uYou can tease me, but don't take it out on the other party." Earl Starkey: "When can I have a date, Kathryn?" IKathryn Adams is the onej Miss Durant: "Louie's spelling is just going to drive me wild." Ruth Gray: "1 can appreciate the story of that love affair fully. I have an apperceptive basisf Lela Stephens: "I'miafraid I wont get through in teaching." Cletus Piquette: 'Jiggers, you handle the truth recklessly in your history reports." Nancy Andrew: HOh, I hope Ruth has a date with Hoppe!" Mary Willis: "Any woman would like to be queen." Lois Huntington: uWhere is Earl? Oh, I thought sure he would be here." Louis Schulz: .iOh, yes, I took that down." Miss Douglass Ito art studentsi: 'iMy clear, my dear, please don't touch." Don Walter: "Now be careful, Helen'is just as liable to come into this room as not." Florence Seely: "Jack won't let me go." Margaret Pierce: "I'm scared green. My lesson plans aren't in yet." Isabelle Buttery: HMalted milks are not good for you, Nancy. Tobie says so" Ruth Gray: "Spring and love go together. Ive been through spring." Sid Tilley: "I think that my u is the right name for Cudi" Katherine Royce: nYou know, I think the rural school course is the best one offered." Harry Meinert: "Now. Jane, you know you don't mean that." Sylvan Becker: uWhen I was in Atlanta, Georgia" Everett Saxe: "There must be a mistake in the textbook." Helen Laughton: "Oh, his eyes!" Art johnson: nI-Iey, Abie!" "Boys and girls of the Normal School!" Clarence Stucky: I'It sure pays to do your han'dshaking with the teachers at the first part of the semester." Jane Hill: HI just have to work this semester. I'm afraid of the teachers I have." I129I 1! away Lb" i ,4i TH? 'H' t V t. I1 ' f-"ww - f": MONEEIQ Wx: afpdem..- Orin Livingston: HI have to go over to Danas' and do the chores." Ruth Hilvers: "Paddy was up last night." Hayward Karrmann: "Whats the show tonight?" Alonzo Halsey: uPiquette, Iim just asking you once more to go to the little store with me. ' Thomas Glanville: "Mama and papa don't know I have a girl here." President Royce Ito our Louiefi: "I could give you an item, but I donit suppose you would want me to tell you that every time I have looked into the main room today I have seen you talk- ing to Jane Hill." Tony Ellis: "I have to go to Lancaster tonight." Margaret Slothower: HI'm just starved. I hope Mother is home todayfi Charles Horton: "Well, Iim back without the Chrysler and the diamond." Harry Sarbacker: "Yesterday I saw the first good-looking girl I've since I came to Normal? Art Bothwell: ttl've always wanted a date with yoqu Beverley Bell: "I didnt get a thing out of that course and I couldnt get my notebook done." Marian Kopp: HI sat up until two o.clock last night writing lesson plans." Chub Hatch: "Gee. I hope they give me some more bread and butter with my dinner." Kenny Goodman: HI got to go over to the house and read my letter from South Wayne." Kathryn Adams: "I certainly like to see 5 diamond sparklef' Irene SteiI: "Where's the dance tonight?" Eldon Biederbcek: uHe was a good man. It was all I could do to beat him." Don Walter: HI studied till nine-thirty last night. Then the moon came up and I had to stop. I just can't study when the moon is shining." Gretta Grindell iwith a vengeancey: "No, thank you. I'd rather walk!" Tony Ellis: HHow do you know when you are in love?" Harry Wilkerson: HRemember these cardinal points when you get out in the field" Rex Mink: uI don't know whether to stay in Platteville or go to Dubuquei" The Editor-in-Chief and Brownie Plenty of Kicks Coming I13OI CABhetiiwmmta State Normal School PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN THE PIONEER NORMAL SCHOOL 0f the BADGER STATE V $6 $ Asa M. Royce President Established 1866 ,1" THEV'K " H ME; W F?VIMOYAEERH mg; aw- Keep the friendships of School Days alive with Photographs The personal gift that carries a message of friendliness and good cheer YOUR PHOTO- GRAPH. Photographs Tell the Story Your Photographer- J. E. Nicholas Student of P. A. of A. School. Let Nick take it , L x ' Mf' 41 4 1 H E 1:7 r Wm"! , l " ' , ' : 1310 N E ER." $" ! 1 ?:;';' rgg $ Charles Burg Clothing Company Platteville's Most Popular Clothing and Furnishing Goods Store FEATURING KUPPENHEIMER CLOTHING STETSON HATS ARROW SHIRTS AND COLLARS MUNSING UNION SUITS PHOENIX HOSIERY WILSON BROTHERS FURNISHINGS Students Always Welcome Drugs School Supplies YOU CAN SATISFY YOUR SHOE WANTS Coyle's Drug Store at Cummins, Shoe Store PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN Ice Cream Toilet Articles Candies Jllzd ' H ,4JJ'fi'iE'A ' ammmx K 4 7, L ' We salute you- The Class of 1927 And Wish You Success WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU IN OUR LINE j.E.EVANS The Hallmark jeweler . The First F1edler Motor National Bank company PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THIS 9 YOUR BANK. COME IN AND LET . us SHOW YOU WHY IT PAYS TO KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT IN A BANK RD P DUCTS F0 R0 THAT IS A MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANKING ATWATER-KENT RADIOS SYSTEM 6 9 . . W KEMLER, President AumebLle and . W. KOPP, Vice-Presidenl . . . E. CRAY, Cashier Radio Supplies . A. ALEXANDER, Asst. Cashier , O WHITCHER, Asst. Cashier Hot and Cold Running Water in All Rooms. Large Sample Rooms. Electric Lights Heated 9 HOTEL TRACY A Good Place to Eat Dining Room in Connection European Plan PLATTEVILLE WISCONSIN M. A. Bishops Gift Shop Q Gift Novelties Q Headquarters for SCHOOL SUPPLIES EASTMAN KODAKS FOUNTAIN PENS and ATHLETIC GOODS Ed Graham A. J. Clark Kraf t Clothing Store VARSITY APPROVED AND KUPPENHEIMER SUITS KNOX HATS CLOVER SPORT BLOUSES The Nearest But Not the Dearest Place to Get Your School Supplies and Things to Eat Dad Dyefs Little Corner Store ,x M- -e Whomw FOOTBALL BASE BALL Fitzpatrick Sporting Goods Co. Everything to Help Your Game DUBUQUE, IOWA TENN I S TRACK THE HUB Urbach Bros. Company Dubuque $ the Store for College Men" 9 The Home of HART SCHAFFNER AND MARX CLOTHES D. J. 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Frank Burg The Leading Clothier Home of HART SCHAFFNER 82 MARX CLOTHES ALWAYS THE NEWEST IN MEN'S APPAREL Brodbecks Meat Market We treat you All year Q WILLIAM BRODBECK Short Orders At All Hours Sueltmarmk Cafe 6 Home Cooking our Specially $ PHONE 241 ,1 ' fH E a I Ci 1L, $4 I yr Yawn ,Vjv Kaufman Clothing Co. CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS HATS, CAPS, AND BAGS Right Goods at Right Prices Meyer Lumber Co. Sells the best Lumber Kopp a n d Brunchhorst ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW Office Over First National Bank PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN Dr. Theodore Miller, D. D. S. Bailey Block $ Rooms 2 and 3 Open Wednesday and Saturday Evening PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN i1401" Sylva Beauty Shoppe MARCELLING SHAMPOOS MASSAGING MANICURING STEAM OIL PERMANENT WAVING MRS. SYLVA G. NICHOLAS Manager PHONE 224 John's Bldg. Over Sueltman's Cafe CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTS THE CAUSE OF DISEASE V. C. Edwards, D. C. Chiropractor $ GRADUATE PALMER SCHOOL $ Knebel Bldg. PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN Comer Meat Market PHONE 15 HOF BROTHERS, Proprietors Quality Meats and Sausages Murphy and Murphy 4 Attorneys-at-Law 6 Office Over State Bank PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN - n MEV Platteville Chickeries PLA TTEVILLE, WIS. AMMERULCDLD Chicks 0f the Leading Varieties 4.7 A ' THE ' . -:-,,m.,.. . LEFSmeEEQ-n ML: 4;!- BASEBALL FISHING GOODS TACKLE Henning and Geasland Hardware FULL LINE OF SPORT GOODS PHONE 67 For Gifts there is nothing more appropriate or genuinely appreciated thanfine Photographs. 6 WE MAKE THEM 6 Cowles Studio PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN Insist 0n Shepherd's Velvet Ice Cream GOOD AS THE BEST BETTER THAN THE REST Shepherd Ice Cream Factory Phone 652 Scott A. Cairy 4 Aetna Life Insurance Company $ Bayley Building PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN Gas Administered X-Ray Service Dr. G. W. 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